Disable Template Editor


Jesse Bunch

3rd Party (Free)

706 downloads (last 90 days)

MIT License Download vv1.0.2

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Makes the ExpressionEngine template editor read-only for templates under source control.

This addon was created to prevent developers from editing templates on the production server that are under source control. You can read the full writeup here: http://getbunch.com/post/12702917040/

This addon is just an extension that removes editing capabilities of the ExpressionEngine template manager. All other functions, like PHP parsing order, etc are untouched. There is no code and are no settings to configure. Just install and go.

PS. I’m going to add an EE 1.x version in the next few weeks. If you would like to help out, don’t hesitate to submit a pull request.

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Not Specified Download v1.0.2 Aug 16, 2012

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This entry was created November 12, 2011, 5:08 pm.
This entry was last updated August 16, 2012, 2:15 pm.

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3 Reviews:

rocketmedia 06.03.13

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If you’re looking for the link—it’s moved: https://github.com/paramoreagency/Disable-Template-Editor

Ian 04.05.13

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All the download links lead to a non-existent github repository. Even the linked article has been deleted. Is this available or not?

monkeydo 05.24.12

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Does exactly what it says, and it’s great.

As a Mountee user, I only wish it allowed you to extend its capabilities to Snippets and Global Variables.