[Mediawiki-l] Forcing a single skin for a site

Brianna Laugher brianna.laugher at gmail.com
Tue May 8 00:53:39 UTC 2007


On 08/05/07, Ken McDonald <ken at pixologic.com> wrote:
> We've developed a thematic skin for our (commercial) site, and would
> like to make it *the* skin, i.e. there will be no other choices, and
> even current users with a different skin will find themselves using the
> new skin the next time they log in. What is the best way to do this?
> I've set the 'wgDefaultSkin' variable, but it won't affect current users
> (I imagine), and in any case it doesn't force a single skin.

http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Skins#Remove_Skin_tab_from_User_Preferences
describes two ways of removing all but one choices.

cheers,
Brianna



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