Megaphone This is the newly updated CIS wiki, based on TWiki version 6.1.0 (Kampala). Be sure to see the WhatsNew topic. All your data should be intact, but if you find something missing, please don't hesitate to notify me at jim@cis.rit.edu! -- JimBodie - 2018-11-09

Local customizations of site-wide preferences

Info Site-level preferences are located in TWiki.TWikiPreferences, however this Main.TWikiPreferences prefs topic has override priority and should be used for local customizations. This allows for easier upgrades as you don't need to worry about the shipped preferences clobbering yours. It's easier to keep a handle on if you only copy over the settings you actually change.

Quick edit of existing preferences (edit the topic text to set new preferences)

Site Specific Site-wide Preferences

  • Set BROADCASTMESSAGE =
    Megaphone This is the newly updated CIS wiki, based on TWiki version 6.1.0 (Kampala). Be sure to see the WhatsNew topic. All your data should be intact, but if you find something missing, please don't hesitate to notify me at jim@cis.rit.edu! -- JimBodie - 2018-11-09

CIS Preferences

  • Bigger attachments, to support the people attaching movies and whatnot.
    • Set ATTACHFILESIZELIMIT = 1048576
  • I forget who this supports, but somebody is probably relying on it.
    • Set COMMENTPLUGIN_DEFAULT_TYPE = above
  • Try to manage our blacklisting a bit better, for the kinds of abuse we get here.
    • Set BLACKLISTPLUGIN_REGEXPIRE = 15
  • Preference for the editor, default is the WYSIWYG editor. The options are raw, wysiwyg:
    • Set EDITMETHOD = wysiwyg

  • Image and URL of the logo of this TWiki installation:

Final Preferences

  • FINALPREFERENCES locks site-level preferences that are not allowed to be overridden by WebPreferences or user preferences:
    • Set FINALPREFERENCES = ALLOWROOTCHANGE, ATTACHFILESIZELIMIT, DENYROOTCHANGE, DOCWEB, ICONTOPIC, PREVIEWBGIMAGE, SYSTEMWEB, TWIKICOLORSURL, TWIKILAYOUTURL, TWIKISTYLEURL, USERSWEB, WIKIHOMEURL, WIKITOOLNAME

Security Settings

  • Only TWiki administrators are allowed to change this topic:
  • Disable WYSIWYG editor for this preferences topic only:
    • Local TINYMCEPLUGIN_DISABLE = on

Related topics: TWiki.TWikiPreferences, TWikiVariables, TWikiAccessControl

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