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Local customisations of site-wide preferences

Info Site-level preferences are located in TWiki.TWikiPreferences, however this Public.TWikiPreferences prefs topic has override priority and should be used for local customisations. 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 WEBLOGOIMG = /twiki/pub/TWiki/physics_logo.png
  • Set WIKILOGOIMG= /twiki/pub/TWiki/physics_logo.png

Skin Activation

  • PatternSkin settings:
    • Set TWIKILAYOUTURL = /twiki/pub/TWiki/PatternSkin/layout.css
    • Set TWIKISTYLEURL = /twiki/pub/TWiki/PatternSkin/style.css
    • Set TWIKICOLORSURL = /twiki/pub/TWiki/PatternSkin/colors.css
    • Set SKIN = rhul_physics,tagme,pattern

* Set COVER = physicskin

  • #Set WEBHEADERART = /twiki/pub/TWiki/rhulphysics_background.png
  • Set WEBHEADERART = /twiki/pub/TWiki/WebPreferences/Dakar.gif

TWiki Platform Settings

  • TWiki site name:
    • Set WIKITOOLNAME = RHUL Physics Department TWiki

  • Mod. to attachment pathspec handling for Electronic LogBook. See also above hidden comments.
    • Set ATTACHEDIMAGEFORMAT = \n * $comment:
      \n $name

  • Maximum size of FileAttachments in KB, 0 for no limit:
    • Set ATTACHFILESIZELIMIT = 100000

Final Preferences

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

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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Topic revision: r16 - 28 Sep 2013 - TomCraneAdmin

 
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