Wanted: a way to have images reviewed before being visible to public

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Wanted: a way to have images reviewed before being visible to public

Postby ritcheymt-p40 » Mon Mar 17, 2008 10:37 am

Since FamilySearch Wiki reflects upon The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we need a way to keep newly-uploaded files and images non-viewable to anyone but a sysop until they are reviewed by a team at HQ. Then once they are reviewed/patrolled, the patroller should be able to click a link which says the image/file is approved, and the image/file should then be visible. Then the person who uploaded the file/image should be notified so he knows he can add the file/image to a wiki page.

This process will NOT include text/articles. Articles will be patrolled after they are posted and publicly visible. The only content we want patrolled for appropriateness before they are visible to the public are images and files.

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Postby Thomas_Lerman » Mon Mar 17, 2008 11:29 am

It seems to me that a hook much exist to be able to tell when an upload file has been complete . . . similar to Google Analytics use of the BeforePageDisplay hook. Let me see what I can find from a search.

This may be helpful:
that points to examples at:

An interesting extension that I found . . . upload multiple files at once. I see that this is also in Category:UploadComplete_extensions.

From my quick search, I do not see any existing hooks / extensions to do what we are wanting. If it does not exist, we may have to write one.

Another hook that may be of help is:

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