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If a user is not logged in, how do I hide all tabs (All Activity, Questions, Hot, unanswered, Tags, etc)?  I want to use this for work, but they wont let me do it unless I hide all questions and moderate users.  I get the moderations part, but I cannot find how to hide questions and all mentioned when no user is logged in.
Q2A version: 1.6.1
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Hiding the links won't solve your problem. Anyone who had the page address would be able to see everything you're trying to hide.
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Not necessairly hide, but if a user is not logged in, dont let them see questions.  When you click the question it prompts you to register or login - i want that at start, before even questions are displayed.
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Roniaw is right, but it's easy to hide the content too. Eparisek ; you can use the code in my answer, and add code to redirect the viewer to the login page if he's not logged in.

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There are many ways to do this. The better ways are probably (but I'm not an expert so maybe I'm wrong) these :

  • make a theme
  • make a layer plugin

If you know how to make these, you can use code along these lines : 

function doctype() {

    if(!isset(qa_get_logged_in_userid())) {

        unset($this->content['navigation']['sub']);

    } 

}

 

The above code would hide the subnavigation bar when the user is not logged in. It should get you going,  but you can always ask for more help.

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Oh, Ill definately need to ask for more help.  I am using "out of the box", current version.  If this is something you can provide Id like to try it out.  I really dont care what is displayed, as long as I can login and not see questions.until I login.
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2 sec I'll make a quick plugin that you can add.
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Excellent.  I will try this when I get home this afternoon.  If this works, I would be more than happy to make a donation if you have a PayPal account, please sent a PM for contact information.  Thank you very much.
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Excellent!  I applied it and this could not have worked any better, thank you!

[URL removed] if others want to see.
Important:  This will prevent the Registration page from displaying, that works for me, but probably not others.
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Onurb, would it be possible to modify this so users can register, even if I have to provide the URL, actually, that would be the only preferred method.  I copied the Register URL and pasted it after authenticating, but it didnt like it.
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Geez, a little faster next time, ROFL - you're too quick!!  Thank you.
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:D haha! I noticed that the plugin can clash with other plugins (well it only clashes with my own plugins so far) - thought you'd like to know this, in case it stops working when you install other plugins.
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I just registered to say thank you Bruno!
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