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Using Vanilla without Login

edited May 2008 in Vanilla 1.0 Help
Is there a way to completely circumvent login? I looked at the documentation and followed the guidelines for creating a role with read-only access: ======================================================================================================== Public Access To open up your forum so that the public can read discussions, you must perform the following tasks: Check the box next to “Allow non-members to browse the forum” in the Application Settings form on the settings tab. Edit any category you want available to the public and make sure that the “Unauthenticated” role has access. ======================================================================================================== I tried this but still am presented with the login screen. I am using version 1.1.4 and am calling people.php to run Vanilla. Thanks in advance for any pointers, Ken


  • people.php is the file that handles user access. It will always present the user with a login page if no PostBackAction is set (that being either login, logout, register, etc.). If you want to use Vanilla without a logging in, users don't need to access this file.
  • Thank you sirlancelot, I noticed I can load index.php without going to the login stuff. However, it loads the discussions page. Is there a way to load the categories page without logging in? if so, how? Thanks, Ken
  • sirlancelot, Just figured it out: run categories.php ! Thanks again for your help, Ken
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