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How do I find out the URL for an article?

The structure of a Joomla site is driven by the menu. So while you could access that article at http://localhost:81/fecms/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=33 By creating a menu ...
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Unable to Access Backend - Masked for frontend

As you mentioned, this is usually the behavior of security extensions like admintools, jSecure to protect the administration area of a Joomla site. If you can't tell if you have any of these, think ...
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J3.3 Assigning An Article Multiple Access Levels

The right way of handling ACL is to create user groups, in tyo Solutions, Authorized, Retail, Distributors And after that create access level for each combination you need. For example you create ...
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Unable to Access My Site

May I have a long shot - considering your other recent question on Access Levels Explanation Joomla 3.4 - I would guess that you probably made changes on the ACL of your site, so that's why now you ...
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Unable to Access My Site

The screens in your question look quit normal. The message appears after updating (by the way you really should update to 3.5). The messages inform the joomla admin about changes in the new joomla ...
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Access Denied, what am I overlooking?

According to the Joomla! Documentation: Joomla! uses the templates/system/error.php file to handle several HTTP Status errors, including "403 Forbidden", "404 Not Found", and "500 Internal ...
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I want to hide a menu item to registered users

I know this is an older question, but I stumbled across this asking the same question as above. I was running into the same page display issue with the "Guest" access permission. While the ...
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I want to hide a menu item to registered users

Please check that in User->Manage->Options that the value of the field Guest User Group is set to Guest.
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Joomla 3.6.5 & 3.7.0 Strange User Session Behavior

Something is caching data for authenticated users when it shouldn't be. Generally within the core Joomla extensions, they will only serve cached data to guest users.
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Home page access level preventing access to 'public' pages

[Prompted by @mickmackusa, I'll add an answer here although it's a while back and I haven't needed to look at this recently. Edit if you can improve!] I was constructing the URL using the site/...
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Restrict unregistered users from accessing the whole joomla site

As far as question goes: There is option to disable the website in global configuration Go to permissions page of the global configuration Allow "registered" user group to "access site" when it's ...
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Menu Specifically For Super Users

You should create a Viewing Access Level called 'Fred' or 'Training Only' and include only the Group 'Training' in this Viewing Access Level. In your Menu you change your Access Level from 'Registered'...
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Joomla don't see subgroups in the Articles tab (Joomla 4)

Please note the difference between "user groups" and "access levels". Access Levels determine which users have access to certain views and features. Said levels are assigned to ...
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Multiple Access Levels to an Article

There is no ability, via core or a 3rd party extension, to provide you with the ability to have multiple view groups specified in an Article, Category or Menu. Understanding how the View level is used ...
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Are Super User rights required to update Joomla?

Before Joomla 3.8.13, a non-super user could update core components. From 3.8.13, that is no longer possible.
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Is there a quick method to check if a user has access to a specific page?

Yes, check both the menu exists and if the user has access: use \Joomla\CMS\Factory; if ($menuItem = Factory::getApplication()->getMenu()->getItem($id)) { if (in_array($menuItem->access, ...
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How to bypass deny direct access to edit link

I would suggest you find a solution with a plugin. otherwise you run into lots of problems updating your joomla. look at this https://docs.joomla.org/J3.x:Creating_an_Authentication_Plugin_for_Joomla
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User group and access level

You need to create a user group for each menu item. Then, create an Access Level for each menu item, and assign it to its corresponding user group. When you create the menu items, set its Access to ...
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Joomla 3.6.5 & 3.7.0 Strange User Session Behavior

After a lot of searching, my host pointed out the fact that they use Varnish, which is a cache system, incompatible with Joomla, by default. They didn't seem eager to edit its settings, but they told ...
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No direct access and PSR-2

In theory yes. This line is designed to stop remote file inclusion. So if you're in any file that only has a class then you are effectively safe. The only component files you'd need this in are your ...
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How to create two different types of registered users?

I believe you should be able to do this through Joomla's Access Levels. In the backend, go to: Users (top menu) >> Access Levels >> New Create a different access level for each sub-usergroup. Once ...
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Unable to Use Live Update for Joomla! 3.6.1 (403 Access Forbidden)

Go to Components > Joomla! Update. On the "Live Update" tab, click the link to the update file to download it locally. Click the "Upload & Update" tab. Click the "Browse" button to navigate to the ...
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