Wiki plugin editing rights query

I've just purchased the Wiki plugin and am testing it out to see if it does what I need. I have a question and a couple of comments about editing rights:
- Q: When you edit a wiki you can set it to be edited by "1 Anyone; 2 Network users; 3 Site users; 4 Users who can edit posts in this site". I couldn't find help on what these meant so did a trial, and think you mean:
- 3 Site users - anyone who is logged in
- 4 anyone who can edit - authors/editors/admin
- Is this correct, and what is meant by 'network users'?

- Comments:
1. It would help to have a note defining the above
2. another post said that editing rights cannot be set globally, and they also can't be set in the dashboard. To set rights I have to access each wiki page and go into 'edit mode'. This is a major issue - as I set up the wiki I want global access (which is what most wikis expect as default) so that others can easily test it, and then I might well want to limit it to logged in users. I also want other people to add wikis, and leaving it up to them to tick the right box is a recipe for chaos.
3. The check boxes are not mutually exclusive - I can tick multiple boxes. I haven't tested how that would work, but it seems bad practice.
- So if any of these can be added to the to do list, that would be great. And If I'm mistaken, just let me know.

My site is http://www.sciblog.org.uk/tbresistwp/, and most posts are set to 'anyone', but there are test pages with other privileges under 'about'.

Thanks

  • Tom Eagles

    @Neil

    Hi there and welcome to wpmudev, ion your first paragraph your interpretation is correct, network users are users on a multisite install so if for example a wiki is created on a multisite then any network user can contribute.

    Regarding your comments.

    1) Will pass this on to our documentation team to add.
    2) This is a good idea I am marking this thread as a feature request so this global setting could be added at a later stage and asking the developer for feedback on it.
    3)The same as above (comment 2)

    Cheers

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