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Author Topic: Wiki software with authentication  (Read 3252 times)

Josh

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Wiki software with authentication
« on: May 25, 2011, 07:32:29 AM »
Does anyone here in the community know of a wiki package which requires authentication before editing articles, or before a change is published (admin-based approval)? I am looking to migrate a knowledge site I frequent from their manual page edits to a wiki for ease of administration and the above is a requirement.

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Re: Wiki software with authentication
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2011, 07:35:16 AM »
DNN has a wiki module, and it requires authentication. Does that help?
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Re: Wiki software with authentication
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2011, 07:49:15 AM »
Question is, do those authentication modules allow you to assign privileges to users such as author, edit, etc?

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Re: Wiki software with authentication
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2011, 08:24:10 AM »
Question is, do those authentication modules allow you to assign privileges to users such as author, edit, etc?

Yes.
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Re: Wiki software with authentication
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2011, 08:26:17 AM »
I love dokuwiki for this kind of thing, it's very simple flat file system but has built in nice user access stuff:
http://www.dokuwiki.org/dokuwiki

However i don't think it has a way to let people edit but mark as pending until admin approves -- if you find a wiki engine that does let me know.

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Re: Wiki software with authentication
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2011, 05:10:37 AM »
Never underestimate the power of Mediawiki, and its huge ecosystem of extensions: when you're searching for something wiki-related, my suggestion is to first have a deep look into it. Example:

http://www.mediawiki...ension:Approved_Revs

And if you can't find an extension, you can always try to code it yourself ;)

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Re: Wiki software with authentication
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2011, 03:18:36 AM »
compare at http://www.wikimatrix.org/

further i use dekiwiki the free version (www.mindtouch.com) with ldap authentication.
You can have permissions and restrict pages ...etc.
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