[development] any work done/planned on Drupal "HIBERNATION" feature

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Tue Aug 21 19:08:09 UTC 2007

Site offline does that already, but makes the site offline (duh!)

The code to allow admin logging in but not others could be reused though
to do what you want without the site going offline.

On 8/21/07, Greg Holsclaw <Greg.Holsclaw at trouvemedia.com> wrote:
>  I would add one other item.
>    - a way to turn off login except for the admin. This way you don't
>    have to worry about member contributed content being added, without having
>    to go to maintenance mode.
> Greg
>  ------------------------------
> *From:* development-bounces at drupal.org [mailto:
> development-bounces at drupal.org] *On Behalf Of *zeljko blace
> *Sent:* Tuesday, August 21, 2007 11:15 AM
> *To:* development at drupal.org
> *Subject:* [development] any work done/planned on Drupal "HIBERNATION"
> feature
> Hi!
> I am
> developing a lot of small sites with Drupal with limited
> activity and would like to know if there were ever discussion or needs
> from other "deployers" to have their Drupal website HIBERNATE
> for a while?
> Good example would be websites that:
> * promote events and are active only just before/during/after event,
> while rest of the time they have no need for interactive features and
> dynamic content.
> Putting a static copy of website would not do it here as website
> goes back to active mode from time to time.
> * are temporarily without administrator/webmaster
> * that want to limit web use to a specific date/time to have people few
> people that
> use website come together on-line in sync
> ...hope this is not too strange and would resonate well with
> people who understand that web publishing could be
> more then networked-digitized print ;-)
> Best - Zeljko

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