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Item2663: Default groups on registration form

Priority: Urgent
Current State: Closed
Released In: 1.1.0
Target Release: minor
Applies To: Engine
Component: FoswikiUIRegister, Registration
Reported By: KennethLavrsen
Waiting For:
Last Change By: PaulHarvey
The new add to group feature on registration form is not finished.

Default a user has to decide to tick off

Wiki Groups to join: BaseGroup AdminGroup NobodyGroup

This is irrelevant and geek talk.

And even with these excluded who say we want all maybe 100+ groups listed here? It would be useless where I work.

We cannot do it like this out of the box

trunk only

-- KennethLavrsen - 20 Jan 2010

Yes, it would be more useful to configure the groups offered on sign-up.

It's not clear to me whether this belongs in configure or SitePreferences.

It would be nice to tie in additional group membership assignments as a part of the user account moderation process (yet to be invented)

-- PaulHarvey - 20 Jan 2010

I think a preference setting would be best here as this enables the admins that add groups to also add a new group to the registration form. And if this setting is empty no choices should be visible on the registration form. That would fly.

Personally I run my two production Foswikis with a 4-6 AdminGroup members but we are only two with root access to the server and with configure access.

I see configure access as a higher trust level than people added to AdminGroup. And I think the registration form group list should belong to the AdminGroup level. And this means that SitePreferences would be the right place with an empty default in DefaultPreferences.

-- KennethLavrsen - 20 Jan 2010

excellent suggestion. I added what is there to show what can be done, but stopped because I had run out of ideas :/ (and I tend to try not to make more PREF's smile )

I will implement this - though as I've not completed the implementation of this feature, this suggestion really is better off on the feature topic - I'll push it over there

-- SvenDowideit - 21 Jan 2010

For reference, one of the checkins here has fixed the issue I was seeing where %GROUPS% was showing the members of AdminGroup even though they were explicitly denied access to that topic. Thanks, Sven!

-- CrawfordCurrie - 24 Jan 2010

trunk - foswiki 1.1 now has:

Registration configuration options

Add user to group during registration

  • Users can be automatically added to the Groups (by setting to automatic), or Users can select one of the Groups (by setting to one) or Users can select Multiple Groups to join when they register (by setting to multiple) or The Add user to Groups feature can be disabled (by setting to none)
  • If REGISTRATIONGROUPS below can be set to a comma separated list of Groups, to be shown on the registration topic. If it is unset, then Group change permissions will be used to create the list of groups a user can be added to (for guest driven registration the RegistrationAgent's permissions are used, for logged in user registration of someone else, that user's permissions are used).

-- SvenDowideit - 10 May 2010

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Summary Default groups on registration form
ReportedBy KennethLavrsen
Codebase trunk
SVN Range
AppliesTo Engine
Component FoswikiUIRegister, Registration
Priority Urgent
CurrentState Closed
Checkins distro:fa1e8ebd1d28 distro:ac1a870be96c distro:e49b4f228437
TargetRelease minor
ReleasedIn 1.1.0
Topic revision: r11 - 01 Jun 2011, PaulHarvey
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