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This is documentation about a configuration directive, which can be placed within Movable Type’s core configuration file, mt-config.cgi, to customize the behavior of the system.

This configuration directive governs which text filter choices are available to end users (default setting permits all filters). A change here will affect all blogs in the system. Disallowing a filter will not effect any entry or page that already has that text filter assigned to it. However, if you create a post in markdown, save, then disallow markdown, then edit the post again, the user will be forced to select a new text filter format for the post.

Acceptable values are:

  • __default__ (a.k.a. Convert Line Breaks)
  • markdown
  • markdown_with_smartypants
  • richtext
  • textile_2


AllowedTextFilters __default__, markdown, textile_2