Joomla! 1.7 and Joomla! 2.5: Access Control Lists in Depth
In this course, author Jen Kramer uses access control lists (ACLs) to define and implement user permissions on a Joomla web site. The course covers granting access to front-end content, customizing a login page for different user groups, delivering specific content to certain user types, and creating a simplified back end. The course also includes tips and tricks for styling the offline access page and working with the ACL Manager extension.
- Introducing access control lists
- Defining users, groups, and access levels
- Assigning core permissions
- Creating users and assigning them to groups
- Assigning viewing access levels to modules, articles, and categories
- Customizing back-end editing for improving client usability
- Adjusting permissions for each category of content
- Hiding a site behind a login
- [Voiceover] Hi, I'm Jen Kramer. Welcome to Joomla! 1.7 Access Control Lists in Depth. Access Control Lists are often referred to as ACL. We'll configure ACL so three groups of users are delivered different content for viewing on the front end of the website. Next, we'll configure ACL so that someone can create and edit content within a specific category from the front end of the website. We'll also create a simplified backend for our client, so they see only the menu items that they need.
Finally, I'll cover some handy tips and tricks when working with ACL. Including styling the offline access page and working with ACL Manager, a third-party extension. So if you're ready, let's get started with Joomla! 1.7 Access Control Lists in Depth.
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