Working with permissions and roles


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Working with permissions and roles

This chapter will explore how to control access to site resources, demonstrate how to create permission programmatically, then how to implement a functional administrative interface for the cost of module. Access control is an extremely low level yet important aspect of creating an application. The user module in Drupal Core provides the mechanisms used by Drupal to manage user accounts. Including account creation, logins, and logouts, and assigning a role and permissions to a user. A Drupal role is a mechanism for assigning specific permissions to a group of users.

In your browser, navigate to People then click on the Permissions tab. You will see a list of the individual permissions available, and on the right, columns containing the available roles. By default, there are three roles that are available in a stock Drupal site installation. Anonymous which indicates that the viewer has not logged into the site, authenticated meaning a user has logged into the system successfu...

Working with permissions and roles
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Working with permissions and roles provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Jon Peck as part of the Drupal 7 Custom Module Development

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