Extension:LegalLogin

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WikiTeq provides official support for MediaWiki LTS releases only. It may work with other MediaWiki releases.
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LegalLogin
Release status: stable
Implementation User activity
Description The LegalLogin extension requires acceptance of legal policies and correct answer on test questions during account creation and login.
Author(s) Pavel Astakhov (Pastakhovtalk)
Maintainer(s) WikiTeq team
Latest version 1.0 (Jan 2023)
Compatibility policy For every MediaWiki release that is a Long Term Support release there is a corresponding branch in the extension.
MediaWiki 1.35, 1.39
PHP 7.4.3+
Database changes Yes
Tables legallogin_accepted
legallogin_logged
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
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$wgLegalLoginPolicies, $wgLegalLoginQuestions, $wgLegalLoginExpiration, $wgLegalLoginInterval, $wgLegalLoginLogActions
legallogin-view-log
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The LegalLogin extension requires acceptance of legal policies and correct answer on test questions during account creation and login.

This extension was created for WikiWorks.

Installation

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  • Download and move the extracted LegalLogin folder to your extensions/ directory.
    Developers and code contributors should install the extension from Git instead, using:cd extensions/
    git clone https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/mediawiki/extensions/LegalLogin
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadExtension( 'LegalLogin' );
    
  •   Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

Configuration parameters

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$wgLegalLoginPolicies
The list of legal policies that will require acceptance during account creation and login. Only pages in NS_MEDIAWIKI namespaces allowed as correct values.
$wgLegalLoginQuestions
The questions that users will need to answer correctly before login. Only pages in NS_MEDIAWIKI namespaces allowed as correct values.
$wgLegalLoginExpiration
Require acceptance of legal policies again after defined seconds.
$wgLegalLoginInterval
Require acceptance of legal policies again after defined number of logins.
$wgLegalLoginLogActions
Save LegalLogin actions like acceptance of the policies to Special:Log.

Example:

$wgLegalLoginPolicies = [
   'Terms and Conditions of Use' => [ // text from MediaWiki:Terms and Conditions of Use, title is the same
      'require scrolling' => true, // user must scroll it to down or open in popup windows before accept
   ],
   'Privacy policy' => [ // text from MediaWiki:Privacy policy
      'captionmsg' => 'privacy-policy-caption', // MediaWiki:Privacy-policy-caption // caption of the policy
   ],
];


$wgLegalLoginQuestions = [
   'I hate this site' => [
      'answer' => false,
      'help' => 'This is a hint',
   ],
   'I love this site' => [
      'answer' => true,
   ]
];

User rights

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legallogin-view-log
Allow to view LegalLogin actions like acceptance of the policies in "Special:Log"