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TWiki Site-Level Preferences

The following are site-level settings that affect all users in all webs on this TWikiSite. They can be selectively overwritten on the individual web level (see WebPreferences in each web), and on the user level (create preferences in your user account topic in the Main web, ex: Main.guest).

  • ALERT! NOTE: You can lock individual settings at the site or web levels using User & Group Access Control - see section below.
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General Preferences

 
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Web Preferences

ALERT! NOTE: They are typically redefined in individual WebPreferences topics

 
  • List of selected topics in a web - the second line of the upper toolbar (usually overwritten in individual WebPreferences):
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  • Copyright notice:
    • Set WEBCOPYRIGHT = Copyright © 1999-2002 by the contributing authors. \nAll material on this collaboration tool is the property of the contributing authors.
      \nIdeas, requests, problems regarding TWiki? Send feedback.
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  • Web specific background color: (is overwritten by web preferences)
    • Set WEBBGCOLOR = #C0C0C0
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  • PreviewBackground image:
    • Set PREVIEWBGIMAGE = /pub/TWiki/PreviewBackground/previewbg.gif
 
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  • Background color of non existing topic: ( default cornsilk or #FFFFCE )
    • Set NEWTOPICBGCOLOR = #FFFFCE
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User Settings

 
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  • Font color of non existing topic: ( default #0000FF )
    • Set NEWTOPICFONTCOLOR = #0000FF
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ALERT! NOTE: They are typically redefined in topics of individual TWikiUsers
 
  • Horizontal size of text edit box: (can be overwritten by user preferences)
    • Set EDITBOXWIDTH = 70
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TWiki Platform Settings

  • TWiki platform name:
    • Set WIKITOOLNAME = TWikibeta

  • Image, URL and alternate tooltip text of TWiki logo: (can be overwritten by web preferences)

 

Email Settings

  • TWiki webmaster email address:
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  • Mail domain sending mail. SMTP requires that you identify the TWiki server sending mail. If not set, Net::SMTP will guess it for you. Ex: twiki.your.company
    • Set SMTPSENDERHOST =
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Email Link Settings

  • 'Mail this topic' mailto: link - can be included in topics, templates or skins

  • 'Mail this topic' link text
    • Set MAILTHISTOPICTEXT = Send a link to this page

 

Plugins Settings

  • TWikiPlugins configuration: All plugin modules that exist in the lib/TWiki/Plugins directory are activated automatically unless disabled by DISABLEDPLUGINS. You can optionally list the installed plugins in INSTALLEDPLUGINS. This is useful to define the sequence of plugin execution, or to specify other webs then the TWiki web for the plugin topics. Specify plugins as a comma separated list of topics.
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    • Set U = UPDATED
    • Set X = ALERT!
    • Set Y = DONE
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    • Set TLS = TWiki ID button
 
  • Colored text: (see more StandardColors)
    You type: %RED% red text %ENDCOLOR% and %GREEN% green text %ENDCOLOR%
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    • Set ENDCOLOR =
      • To finish colored text
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  • Background color of non existing topic: ( default cornsilk or #FFFFCE )
    • Set NEWTOPICBGCOLOR = #FFFFCE

  • Font color of non existing topic: ( default #0000FF )
    • Set NEWTOPICFONTCOLOR = #0000FF

  • PreviewBackground image:
    • Set PREVIEWBGIMAGE = /pub/TWiki/PreviewBackground/previewbg.gif
 

Access Control Settings

  • Users or groups allowed to change or rename this TWikiPreferences topic: (ex: TWikiAdminGroup)
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  • Site-level preferences that are not allowed to be overridden by WebPreferences and user preferences:
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    • Set FINALPREFERENCES = PREVIEWBGIMAGE, WIKIWEBMASTER, SMTPMAILHOST , SMTPSENDERHOST, ALLOWWEBMANAGE
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    • Set FINALPREFERENCES = PREVIEWBGIMAGE, WIKITOOLNAME, WIKIWEBMASTER, SMTPMAILHOST , SMTPSENDERHOST, ALLOWWEBMANAGE
 

Creating New Preference Variables

 
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