Controlling access to data


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Controlling access to data

So we've created a list of our employees, but is that really something we want to make available to the whole world? Probably not. So I am going to make some changes to limit our access to it. Now, before I start I should mention that limiting access to a view is only one part of the security solution. The information will still be available and visitors will be able to find it by searching, but I will also point you to some resources for fixing those problems. To show this we need to look at our site as if we were a casual visitor. The way I did that is by opening a different browser program, not just a new window, but an entirely new program.

So I am looking at the site as an administrator here in Firefox, but then if I switch over to Google Chrome, you can see that I'm looking at it as if I'm a visitor, and we know that I'm a visitor because we have this User login over here. Another way to tell in Drupal is by typing user at the end of your domain. If you get this Logi...

Controlling access to data
Video duration: 6m 44s 4h 23m Intermediate

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Controlling access to data provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal 7: Reporting and Visualizing Data

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Developer Web
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