- Configure site-wide preferences
- To Access
- From the General Admin page, click the General Preferences tab.
- Some of these options can be configured during Installation
|Upgrade cycle||Upgrade frequency for Tiki to check against.
Regular (6 months) | Long-Term Support
|Regular (6 months)|
|Check for updates automatically||If enabled, Tiki will automatically check for new updates each time you access the Admin Home page, based on your Check frequency selection.
Subscribe to the Tiki Newsletter to be notified of new releases. https://doc.tiki.org/Newsletters
|Check frequency||How often Tiki should check for updates. This field applies only if Check for updates automatically is enabled.
Click “Check for Updates Now” to perform an update check.
Each day | Each week | Each month
|Browser title||Visible label in the browser’s title bar on all pages. Also appears in search engine results.||None|
|Browser title position||Position of the browser title in the full browser bar relative to the current page’s descriptor.
After current page’s descriptor | Before current page’s descriptor | No browser title, only current page’s descriptor | Only browser title, no current page’s descriptor
|Before current page’s des...|
|Browser title display mode||When breadcrumbs are used, method to display the browser title.
Most-specific first | Least-specific first (site) | Current only | Description
|Sender email||Email address that will be used as the sender for outgoing emails.||None|
|Default character set for sending mail||Specify the character encoding used by Tiki when sending mail notifications.
utf-8 | iso-8859-1
|Mail end of line||Specify the end-of-line (EOL) character used by Tiki when sending mail notifications.
CRLF (standard) | LF (some Unix MTA)
|LF (some Unix MTA)|
|Mail sender||Specify if Tiki should use Sendmail(the PHP mail() function), SMTP or File (Debug) (to debug email sending by means of storing emails as files on disk at ./temp/Mail_yyyymmddhhmmss_randomstring.tmp ) to send mail notifications.
Sendmail | SMTP | File (debug)
|Authentication||Mail server authentication
None | LOGIN | PLAIN | CRAM-MD5
|Security||None | SSL | TLS||None|
|Local server name||Name of the local server. Will be reported to SMTP relay on the HELO/EHLO line.||Localhost|
|Mail delivery||When set to Queue, messages will be stored in the database. Requires using the shell script
Send immediately | Queue
|Email footer||Text appended to outgoing emails.||None|
|Text string used to customise mail templates||Text string used to customise mail templates and added as a pref reference in the appropriate mail tpl files||None|
|Throttle newsletter send rate||Pause for a given amount of seconds before each batch to avoid overloading the mail server.||Disabled|
|Newsletter pause length||Number of seconds delay before each batch||60 seconds|
|Newsletter batch size||Amount of emails to send in each batch.||5 emails|
|Allow sending newsletters through external clients||Generate mailto links using the recipients as the BCC list.
This will expose the list if email addresses to all users allowed to send newsletters.
|PHP Error reporting level||Level of errors to be reported.
No error reporting | Report all PHP errors except strict | Report all PHP errors | Report all PHP errors except notices | According to the PHP configuration
|Report all PHP errors excep...|
|PHP errors visible to admin only||During site development, it’s better to display errors to all users. However, in production settings, errors should only be displayed to administrators.||Enabled|
|Include Smarty notices in the PHP error report||In most cases, Smarty notices can be safely ignored. However, they may be useful in the development process when unexpected issues occur.||Disabled|
Use only for testing or troubleshooting. When enabled, many Tiki features will not operate correctly.
|Log mail in Tiki logs||If enabled, a line of type mail will be included in the System Log with the destination address and subject of each email sent.||Disabled|
|Log SQL||If enabled, all SQL queries will be registered in the database in the adodb_logsql table.
Do not enable this feature all the time. It can be very resource intensive and will impact performance.
|Log queries using more than (seconds)||Use to log only queries that use a specific amount of time.
This may impact performance
|Run interval (seconds)||The amount of time of each run||60 seconds|
|Token||The token to use when running the cron manually||Random Token|