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#88671 (In Topic #17952)

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Don't want guests to post!

I cannot seem to figure out how to make it so guests can see the shout box, but not post to it. Is there an option for this?
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Community saint

There is no specific option for that, but you can replace the BLOCK_SIDE_SHOUTBOX.tpl template with the following:


<div class="standardbox_classic">
      <form title="{!SHOUTBOX}" onsubmit="if (checkFieldForBlankness(this.elements['shoutbox_message'],event)) { disable_button_just_clicked(this); return true; } return false;" target="_self" action="{URL*}" method="post">
         <div class="constrain_field">
            <p class="accessibility_hidden"><label for="shoutbox_message">{!MESSAGE}</label></p>
            <input value="" type="text" onfocus="if (this.value=='{!MESSAGE;}') this.value='';" id="shoutbox_message" name="shoutbox_message" alt="{!MESSAGE}" class="wide_field" />
         <div class="proceed_button">
            <input type="submit" value="{!SEND_MESSAGE}" class="wide_button" />
   <script type="text/javascript">// <![CDATA[

Note that' all I've done is add the following code around the from:



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