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CRZ
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#1 Posted on 17.4.04 1707.31
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I keep forgetting to share this with you, but if you enclose any text with [hide] and [/hide], it will be replaced by "Sorry, but you must be logged in to see this text" for people who aren't logged in. It will *also* turn the text red and put it in italics so as to let the people logged in know that it's being kept under wraps.

{ Sorry, you must be logged in to see this text! }

That was an example, if you're not logged in. ;-)

The primary use of this code is to keep the search engines from grabbing certain things we might not want searchable. It might also be good for certain "nsfw" stuff, naah mean.
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#2 Posted on 17.4.04 1723.25
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I wondered about that when I saw the first place you did it. You guys continue to amaze with the add-ons and upgrades.
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#3 Posted on 17.4.04 1806.07
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Most nifty indeed.
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#4 Posted on 18.4.04 1602.48
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Great! Now I can post all my manifestos against the government!
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#5 Posted on 18.4.04 1612.17
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Uh, you probably should hide that one there, Spiff.
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#6 Posted on 18.4.04 1747.04
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He didn't say which government!

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#7 Posted on 19.4.04 0014.41
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Niiiiice.
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#8 Posted on 19.4.04 0742.50
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Hmm.
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#9 Posted on 19.4.04 1055.17
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#10 Posted on 19.4.04 1055.17
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#11 Posted on 19.4.04 1056.54
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I have a related question. { Sorry, you must be logged in to see this text! }

Is that a realistic problem to worry about?
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#12 Posted on 19.4.04 1131.49
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    Originally posted by JayGo
    Does this mean that the REALLY paranoid people could hide their entire posts by sticking the relevant tags in their header and footers?

    Hmm.
No, because headers and signatures are removed for guests (and people in "Dial-up Mode") as I said in the test forum when somebody tried this.

Also, if people abuse this, I'll just remove the tags.

    Originally posted by Zeruel
    Could a google bot, or any bot, be programed to register to the site and then read all the hide tags?

    Is that a realistic problem to worry about?
It is theoretically possible, but I don't expect any bot to be THAT interested in us at this time. As always, use your damn noodle and exercise common sense at all times.

(edited by CRZ on 19.4.04 0938)
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#13 Posted on 19.4.04 1239.17
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So if I go and say...

"G W Bush is { Sorry, you must be logged in to see this text! } an ok president{ Sorry, you must be logged in to see this text! } ."

...big brother will only see what I want them to see?

(edited by Cerebus on 19.4.04 1440)
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#14 Posted on 19.4.04 1317.02
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I wouldn't say things like that. You aren't being protected by anything more than the fact that unregistered guests (aka search engines, new people) can't read what you put there.

Registering is still free and easy.
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