Controlling site access with user management


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Controlling site access with user management

Drupal comes with one special superuser account that can access everything and two built-in roles. One of them for members who have signed up for your site and the other one for anonymous people who are just coming to the site and haven't signed up for it. But you can add as many more roles as you like and we will show you how to do that. First, go over to Administer, then scroll down to the area User Management. We are going to change Roles. And here you can see that it lists the two roles that come as part of the Default Drupal installation, anonymous and authenticated. It's very easy to add an additional one. Let's say that we are building a site where some people are allowed to contribute content, but others aren't, let's call them Contributing user and say Add role and there we are, we have added a new role, but we haven't actually given them permission to do anything, so to go there, let's click on edit permissions. Now we can see all of the permissions...

Controlling site access with user management
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Controlling site access with user management provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal 6 Essential Training

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Web
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Drupal
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