Understanding users, groups, and permissions


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Understanding users, groups, and permissions

One of the most important aspects of the management part of content management is controlling how that content is accessed and changed. Users, groups, and permissions allow you to do just that. In a typical CMS, there are dozens of tasks that can be performed by users. This could be anything from posting or editing a blog post, uploading images, adding metadata, adding dates to upcoming events, or even moderating user comments. If your site is a one-person operation, then controlling access to all those tasks isn't that important.

You are just going to be doing them all yourself. However, in a team-based environment or in a situation where you want to separate the administration of a site from working with the content, groups and permissions allow you to do just that. The basic premise behind using groups and permissions is pretty simple. Typically, an administrator will create groups that include various permissions. An authors group, for example, might contain permissions that allo...

Understanding users, groups, and permissions
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