[Mediawiki-l] Restrict editing to registered users?

Erik Hermansen erikh at caravelgames.net
Fri Dec 31 06:18:32 UTC 2004


At 12:07 AM 12/31/2004 -0600, =James Birkholz= wrote:
>This wiki won't have near the traffic of a WikiPedia, but will deal with 
>topics (History) that are often controversial and I wish to have a little 
>more ability to control "troublemakers" who only use edit wars.
>
>1) Is it possible to configure MediaWiki to restrict article editing to 
>registered users? Or does this go against the concept too much?

See 
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Setting_user_rights_in_MediaWiki#Configuring_access_restrictions_to_your_wiki 
if you haven't already.  It says how you can restrict editing to just 
logged-in users.  Hopefully this covers your situation.

-Erik




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