I've just installed Tiki 15.7, my primary interest is limited to the Forum function. The Forum is located under a password protected directory root (People who don't have access to that part of the site don't even know it exists). However, I do want forum users to self-register with their own unique usernames and passwords (not tied to their directory access which is assigned).
As envisioned, there will be just one "forum" for the users, and I don't desire (at present anyway) to utilize most of the rest of the Tiki CMS features. I choose Tiki because of it's mailing list support in the forum (and I'm euphemistically "porting" a yahoo discussion group - most members being retired military and the saying about "teaching old dogs new tricks" is rather appropriate).
The software is installed and forum is established, but for starters I'm a bit confused as to the "flow" of the registration process, and what scripts are utilized during the flow as a new user registers, and upon account confirmation, how to get them directly to the (single) forum upon completion, rather than a wiki offering them a menu of options (that aren't being used).
Disclaimer: I'm a retired engineer, and my knowledge of php is somewhere between rudimentary and functional - I can (and have) edited php files successfully for manipulating the html UI and underlying apache/linux environment once I figure out what scripts are doing what, so tolerance and kindness (or at least pity) is also appreciated. This also raises another question about protecting my 'handiwork' - incompatibility being just an upgrade away - but that I'll deal with later assuming I'm not walking off a plank with my envisioned approach to customizing the environment for my users.
Anyway, assuming I'm not walking out on that plank I referenced, if a tree/flow chart (that I haven't yet discovered) is in the documentation somewhere, I welcome the pointer(s), but if not, and someone has that knowledge they can share, I'd be much appreciative!