Join Tom Geller for an in-depth discussion in this video Controlling access to views, part of Drupal 6: Online Presentation of Data.
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We haven't talked much in this course about information security, although in…practice, it should be your number one concern. For example, we've listed the…birthday for each person in our family website, but there are many people who…don't like others to know how old they are.…Even more importantly, a criminal who knows both your name and birthdate might…be able to use that information to impersonate you. So, using views and some…additional access controls, we're going to hide that particular piece of…information from the public at large, but leave it visible to people who have…accounts on your family website.…
To do this, we're going to stay logged in as the administrator in Firefox.…However, I've also opened another browser, in my case Safari, and I haven't…logged in. So, if I go to localhost, we can see the User login here. …When I'm done, if everything goes right, we'll still see the date of birth in Firefox,…but we won't in Safari.…This date of birth appears in three places. First of all, it appears in the…
- Importing and manipulating data in Drupal
- Presenting date-formatted information in calendars
- Understanding Drupal's data-query interface, "Views"
- Improving view appearances with grid, list, and table formatting
- Importing, exporting, and cloning views
- Extending views with arguments and relationships