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ACL specifies which users or system processes are granted access to objects, as well as what operations are allowed to be performed on given objects. In the case of Joomla there are two separate aspects to its Access Control List which site administrators can control: One system controls what things ...

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Individual user fine grained ACL is it possible in Joomla! 3.x

I was wondering if it was possible in Joomla! 3.x to have permissions down to individual user level. Eg: user A can see item X but not user B even if user B is in the same group or have the same ...
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Has anyone tried setting homepage access level to registered?

I tried this on many of my websites, most of them are getting "redirect you too many times" error, and I compare server settings of those that work and don't, but couldn't find any major difference ...
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Com_Users - Edit ACL - Not allowed (locked)

For some reason, this says Not Allowed (locked) I can change every other user group to allowed and it works. But not this one. Even public! I'm so confused as to why this would be. I mean, people ...
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Restrict unregistered users from accessing the whole joomla site

How to Restrict unregistered users from accessing any of the Joomla website?
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Articles list: List only categories user can edit

Using ACL, I create a permission to user only edit or create category X. When I list all articles, keeping me showing articles of all categories, though the user can only edit X, it's needed to filter ...
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is there any way to build an access level where multiple groups are required?

The Joomla view access ACL structure allows you to create an access level where users with ANY of the selected ACL groups can access the resource. Is there any way, or any known extensions, that ...
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Joomla 3.8.1 - Can't add menu or view Media files

I'm running CentOS 7.4 with PHP 5.4.16 and Server version: 5.6.38 MySQL Community Server (GPL). I put a fresh installation of Joomla 3.8.1 and I can't add a menu, the menu types it displays in the ...
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How to allow specific groups to post in specific categories on Joomla?

I've been looking for an answer to this problem, but the only thing I find are simple examples that can't solve my problem. I'm new to Joomla and I've tried to manage this as I used to do it in phpBB, ...
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Custom User-Group: Giving access to users component administration

I created a user group with access to the users component. In Global Config, all access options are marked to "Allow": However, in admin, this menu item does not show up: This is the advanceed ...
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How to define Joomla permissions programmatically?

Preface Let me preface this post by saying that though I have considerable experience with PHP, I am not familiar with Joomla in any meaningful sense. What follows is based on assumptions about how ...
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Custom Component with ACL not apearing in admin menu

I have been asked to help maintain a custom component that has already been installed on a server, but had no ACL. I followed the sample tutorial in adding both XML files (Access.xml and config.xml) ...
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Admin Toolbar Save Button complete row is missing

I Created a new user in editor and tried to access the site the complete toolbar is missing. I tried changing in global configuration or in modules but nothing seems to work.
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Cannot query Joomla database as a guest user

I have a site mostly targeted for registered users but I want to provide guests (potential new users) with registration form. This registration form is a Menu item publicly available (it consists of a ...
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Hide a button depending on ACL

I want to know if there is code to hide a button when logged in. I can hide a module/menu item by using the built in ACL features, but how can I do it from a code perspective.
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Implementing access control to my website

My site is coaching resource website with 5 levels, which are connected as membership plans. http://coaching.touchtight.com/register). Each plan is assigned up to certain menu levels. For example, ...
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Protecting modules from deletion or editing

Does anyone know a way to protect a custom module in it entirety (position, content and from being unpublished and or deleted) I have a module that I don't want other users from altering the file in ...
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K2 show items to selected users

Using K2, I want to select the users of whom the K2 items would be shown to. How do I do this? So far I have created user groups and put them under registered users. Are there any components that ...
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Allow users to manage other users only in specific groups using ACL

I would like any users that are in a specific User Group, for example we'll call this group, "MyAdminGroupA" to be able to manage users that are in a specific User Group, for example lets call it "...
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How to define access control for menu items?

I'm trying to use Joomla's Access Control List to limit the menu items in my website. There are mainly 5 menu items: Level 1 Start Level 2 Developing Level 3 Aspiring Level 4 Advanced Level 5 Elite ...
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Joomla!3.6.x - BDD - ACL inconsistent

I have got a too amazing feature regarding ACL : a category and a sub-category for which ACL of three user groups is inconsistent. One group's got herited right at sub-category however it hasn't right ...
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Display an article's Access Level on the article's page

For a website of an educational institute I would like to show registered users what the article's access levels are. In this case the access levels for articles can be "Students", "Teachers" or "...
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Component not showing in admin top Menu only for `Editor` security group

I have created component using Joomla`s official guide. It works well except one thing: user with security group "Editor" can access and modify the component but cannot see it in admin top main menu. ...
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Change Menu after Logging In

I have a test website currently using the Helix3 Quickstart - http://helix3.financialadvisersaustralia.com.au/ I have created a new User Group and a New Menu assigned to the new User Group. When I ...
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Restrict access to part of Joomla articles with OS Membership Pro

I'm very new to Joomla, and I'm currently trying to Restrict access to part of Joomla articles using membership pro. I trying to follow the guide listed here http://membershipprodoc.joomservices.com/...
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Unable to Access My Site

Can someone please explain to me why I'm suddenly unable to access the administrator section of my site. Each time I try to login I get the following message, see image. Your speedy help will be ...
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Access Levels Explanation Joomla 3.4

Can someone please explain the rights given to users that are assigned any of the following access levels shown in the image. Cheers Carlton
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define custom permissions in J3.5.x

I work on an extension that defines a number of custom permissions. We've done this through elements in the access.xml file, and up until J3.5.x it was working fine. Now we're finding that the ...
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Advanced Module Manager Permissions Issue: “Error - You are not authorized to view this resource”

I am getting an issue with accessing Advanced Module Manager for certain usergroups. On my manager user group - I have set the Global Access Administration Interface to inherited (resulting to not ...
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Can't see admin menu in Joomla backend after using emergency Root User to log in

So I locked myself out of the Joomla backend when I was messing with the user permissions...I finally got in using the public $root_user=’johnsmith’; in configuration.php, but when I logged in I can't ...
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Getting a blank page after logging into administration on non-SU account

I want to give certain users permission to access the administration panel, but no permission to modify things aside from that which I've specifically allowed. I created a group called "John" in ...
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How to check if the user is authorized to view a particular article?

How can I check if the user has access to any particular article? I was looking at $user->authorise() method but it looks like it's only for core edit, edit own and some other permissions.
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Find the link from access level back to user's usergroup

In my Joomla system there is an access level that grants permission to an area of the system. This access level is granted to several different user groups. In plugin code, I am at a position where ...
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Secure site for members

any way to auto display login form on each page when user not logged in. I couldnt find any suitable answer for this.I have to create a membership site but when I change access of articles to ...
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Users can't save new article in backend (buttons does not show)

I've got an annoying problem and can't solve it. I need to create a lower-level admin access in my website backend, which can only create and edit articles. I started creating a new group (Admin ...
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Zoo: How to check if a content item is restricted?

How can I check if a single zoo content item is restricted and accessible only for registered users after login? And after this check, apply this class into a div over in image? .restrito { ...
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Unable to assign permissions to create articles

I am unable to assign permission to create articles in a specific category. ACL permissions are set to their default values. I have edited the category in question, selected permissions, and given the ...
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How can I grant a non-Super User group permission to force check-in of articles?

I've created a custom user group for some Joomla 3.x websites which allow certain users particular administrative privileges, but only to the functionality they require (I trust my users', but I ...
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Joomla 3 provide admin access to a single component

I created a user group with a corresponding user level in Joomla 3 to provide access to a sigle component (Akeeba subscriptions). Then, in global configuration I gave the group the permission to ...
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Permission for edit articles and users

It's possible, on Joomla 3.2, create a group with permission for: insert/edit/delete articles insert/edit/delete users and not permissions for manage extensions, configuration, templates..? Thanks!
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Some info about ACL in Joomla

I've got a couple of questions about how ACL works in Joomla. First of all, I would like to restrict access in certain categories only to users that are registered (some times paying a subscription). ...
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Giving viewing access to each group

I created three groups (staff, partner & dealer) under same parent - Registered and Viewing to associated groups (staff -> staff, partner -> partner, dealer -> dealer). When I wrote a content and ...
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Use of com_checkin and $canChange and $canCheckin in listview

I 'm writing a listView's default layout for my component in which I 'm implementing Joomla's publish & unpublished feature in which user can publish an item on single click on check box. I am ...
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How can I limit what asset of K2 component a user group can see?

I'm using k2. I need to restrict "group A" users can see "Items" only. How can I do that? Any dirty/hacky ways are acceptable no matter what. Thank you.
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Get access level for a URL

How could I get access level for a given URL? I need to know if a URL is accessible for registered or only guests users.
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How to set ACL for K2 items Categories in backend

Lets say i have 3 k2 categories A, B, C and defined 2 user groups --> UserGroup1, UserGroup2 The Problem is how can I : UserGroup1 can only see/edit items in category A and can only select category ...
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Joomla 3 Media Manager Permissions

Let me try and explain this as best I can. I am building a custom component that is used to manage a group of shows, just one component and each show is an item within this component. For example, ...
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Where is the right place to check for ACL / Session expired / permissions?

I would like to know what the correct, or recommended, or most common place is to check for expired session, authorization, ACL rights? In short: do I check !$session->isActive() In the ...
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Restrict user access to specific com_content category

I want to restrict user access to only one specific category for content component. I have an idea to create new user group, give access to this group to edit this one category and then assign user to ...
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Remove elements from Joomla control panel admin menu

Im doing my internship as a web developer in a company. we got a customer that owns a blog site that was created with joomla 3.3 . the problem is that the customer is really curious and knows nothing ...
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How can I use PHP to add ACL Rules of a custom Usergroup to a core Component?

Our component has a custom usergroup that is created at installation with UsersModelGroup. We need to add specific permissions to com_content for that usergroup without effecting whatever permissions ...