SocialEngine 4: Hide Mini-Menu

Andrew - SocialEngineSometimes there is a need to hide sections of your site from visitors and it members you.

In this blog I will show you have you will be able to hide the Mini Menu.

Go to /application/modules/Core/widgets/menu-mini

Edit index.tpl


<div id='core_menu_mini_menu'>

Replace with

<?php if( $this->viewer()->getIdentity() ): ?>
<div id='core_menu_mini_menu'>

Then find

<script type='text/javascript'>
  var notificationUpdater;

Replace with:

<?php endif; ?>
 <script type='text/javascript'>
   var notificationUpdater;


By doing this small modication you will no longer be showing the Mini Menu.


Always make a back up of files before editing so you can revert back if needed.

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Andrew Cross

Hi, I'm Andrew. A am a 26, ICT Administrator which offers support to company's around the South Wales Area. I have created a few social sites for myself and other company's. So far 2 out of 3 have been successful using the powerful SocialEngine Script. I continue to try and help the community of SocialEngine by giving Support and Technical Help where possible.

2 Comments on SocialEngine 4: Hide Mini-Menu

  1. Al says:

    Hi Andrew. I would like to hide some parts (not all) of the mini menu from none members. How can I do that?

    • Andrew Cross says:

      Sorry for the delay while i looked into this, at present with the current setup of SE this is not possible at the moment but if i do find away around the system i will update this for you.

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