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[solved!] How do you make a link visible only for guest?

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Greetings,

I am trying to add menu links to my main side menu to make my site more userfriendly for mobile phones. Since I have the forums as the main page through redirects and have the member info bar top panel there, I got rid of the personal stats block.

Without it though, on mobile phones, you have to go to the footer for the log in link. Some might not find it there.

So I made two links in the site side menu. One is for Log In, the other is for Log Out.

I got the log out one to show only if you are logged in and it works great.

But the log in one I'm having trouble with...

I've tried the following:

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{$?,{$IS_GUEST},_true_}
{$?,{$IS_GUEST},_always_}
{$IS_GUEST}


But no luck. It doesn't show for guests. Any ideas?


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Try {$?,{$IS_GUEST},,_false_}


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Yup, that works! I wouldn't have thought to use false there…. Thanks!

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It could say potatoes if you wanted, it doesn't work as you think ;). It's a complete hack really, puts out some nonsense match-key for non-guests that won't ever pass.


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It must have been the double comma then? Otherwise one of my tries up top should have done it. They just had the single comma.

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yes, it inverted the logic


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