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Demenuator v0.6

By Byrne Reese
Posted November 12, 2009, in Administrative Interface.

Details

De-menu-ator removes specified menus and menu items from the MT UI.

Features

  • Ability to remove from the Movable Type UI:
    • menu items
    • full menus
  • Ability to do not remove menu items for users with the System Administrator privilege.

Documentation

Demenuator provides three configuration directives.

PreserveSuperuserMenus

Value of “1” preserves all menus for users with System Administrator priviege. Value of “0” to diable.

PreserveSuperuserMenus 1

RemovedMenuItems

Specifies menu items to remove.

Create a comma-separated list of menu items. Specify each using the menu then a colon then the menu item.

RemovedMenuItems tools:plugins, manage:user, prefs:trackback

RemovedMenus

Specifies menus to remove.

Create a comma-separated list of menus:

RemovedMenus design, system

Installation

  1. Move the Demenuator plugin directory to the MT plugins directory.
  2. Add configuration directives

Should look like this when installed:

$MT_HOME/
    plugins/
        Demenuator/

More in-depth plugin installation instructions.

Desired Features

none listed

Support

This plugin is not an official Six Apart release, and as such support from Six Apart for this plugin is not available.

Compatibility

Movable Type versions: 4.3

License

Perl Artistic


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1 Comment

Yesenia Lindsey

Yesenia Lindsey on May 26, 2017, 3:30 p.m. Reply

This is a wonderful little plugin that does exactly what it says it does. It allows you remove an item from a menu without any hassle. I use it to add new items to the different listing at www.attorneybusinesscard.net. Especially when I run a new promotion. Which I need to do from time to time.

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Byrne Reese

Byrne Reese was previously the Product Manager of Movable Type at Six Apart, where he had also held positions as the Manager of Platform Technology and Product Manager for TypePad. Byrne is a huge supporter of the Movable Type user and developer community. He dedicates much of his time to promoting and educating people about Movable Type as well as building the tools and plugins for Movable Type that are showcased on Majordojo. He contributes regularly to open source; and he is an advocate for open protocols and standards like Atom and OpenID.

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