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How to allow registered users on offline site

To control what user groups have access to an offline site, go to Global Configuration (System -> Global Configuration) and select the Permissions tab. Select the user group you want to give access on ...
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Copy file failed - when installing/updating component

Just my 2 cents as there could always be some other issues. In regards to permissions, it's not always the chmod levels that need changing. It may sometimes be due to the directory group permissions. ...
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Will changing Article Category in Bulk with MySQL affect the integrity of assets table?

Yes it will. Instead go to: Joomla! Administrator -> Content -> Articles Click the tick box to tick all article. Then click 'Batch' up the top. Under: To Move or Copy your selection please ...
3 votes

Joomla random lack of access permission

I got a similar issue. Maybe my solution will help you. I was not able to edit a second time my article and I was also receiving this message : You are not permitted to use that link to directly ...
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Clicking on a articles category module title redirect to another page. How to avoid this?

If I understand your problem correctly, what you need to do is create a top level page for your private news blog - an actual menu item for category blog. Then you can control what modules and url ...
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3 votes

How to set up my custom Joomla ACL structure?

ACL is an intermediate topic (at least) and if someone needs to create a more complicated ACL configuration, needs to have a solid base of relevant knowledge and past experience. Experience can be ...
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3 votes

Permissions and Ownership

The files should be owned by your FTP user, which may be root for you if you are setting up a dedicated server manually. The entire goal of the article was to allow you to still be able to change the ...
3 votes

Can you have a different theme based on user group/perms?

Try Advanced Template Manager by NoNumber With Advanced Template Manager you have the possibility to assign template styles to just about anything you want (URLs, OSx, User IDs, Browsers, Tags etc..)....
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Copy file failed - when installing/updating component

It proved to be a permissions issue. As always Akeeba Admin Tools come in handy in such issues. I installed it, configured the permissions settings and applied the fix permissions feature. Tried to ...
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2 votes

Can I allow front-end users to PUBLISH articles in specific categories?

We have a feature called Access Control List (ACL), with this you can create a user groups and assign them permissions to access, create, edit or delete content or modify certains parts of your site ...
2 votes

JFolder::create: Could not create directory

You can change the owner of Joomla folders to your apache server user. You can find the apache server user with the following command: ps aux | grep -v root | grep apache | cut -d\ -f1 | sort | ...
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JFolder::create: Could not create directory

This is usually a directory permissions issue with the tmp folder. When installing extensions, the tmp folder is used by the extensions installer, to extract the uploaded archived file. Therefore, the ...
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Administrative Login Permissions Disabled

My guess is more that the "last" SuperUser is unknown. It shouldn't be possible to deactivate/delete that one. Don't want to test it right now. The SuperUser has hardcoded permissions. You can check ...
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Administrative Login Permissions Disabled

It's still hard to believe how this user was able to remove Super Users permissions - it really takes some efforts to achieve this. Again are you sure this is the case ? Are you getting any special ...
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Administrative Login Permissions Disabled

Joomla stores all the access permission rules in #__assets table. There is a field rules in #__assets table which contains permission value, so you need to update the table with your values. I have ...
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2 votes

How to manage article/chronoform permissions

In ChronoForms v5, edit your form, go to the Setup tab and drag an "Authenticator" action into the appropriate event in your form: Edit the Authenticator properties to set the required permissions: ...
2 votes

Joomla random lack of access permission

It well could be a cache problem, Joomla by default does not cache pages when logged in precisely because of such issues. Mainly adding an answer to note that Apache can be set to cache only specific ...
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2 votes

Limiting Access Permissions in the Backend

Add a simple access.xml file in your administrator component directory (administrator/components/com_joocommerce) and you can configure permissions for your component. <?xml version="1.0" encoding=...
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Creating articles in front end. Status field is disabled and articles remain unpublished

Joomla ACL 1. Edit State Privilege In order for a user to be able to set/switch the publishing status of a content item (published/unpublished etc), they need to have the Edit State permission ...
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2 votes

using git to clone site and getting "mkdir() permission denied" error

To set files and directories to chmod 777 or even chmod 770 is not a good idea on a production system. Every webserver system like apache2, nginx can be configured to work with a special user and ...
2 votes

Why does Joomla change the file permissions on installation of plugins?

By default, the file permissions on Joomla extracted files are 644 and the folder permissions are 755. If you're seeing something different, then, as @jdog mentioned above, you will need check your ...
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Why does Joomla change the file permissions on installation of plugins?

Maybe check your PHP fpm configuration. This answer describes how umask is set https://stackoverflow.com/a/21319941/123594
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How to define Joomla permissions programmatically?

I realise that this is a bit late but … Yes, it is possible for extensions to define their own permissions, as really the "permissions" are fundamentally just strings. However, the standard method ...
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Cannot find a way to update Joomla from 3.3.6

You are probably an Administrator and not the Super User, you can check your account at Users->Manage, that's why you don't have access to all Joomla functions. You can try to manually update Joomla ...
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How to define Joomla permissions programmatically?

I have been meaning to provide an update for some time. I solved this problem with two pull requests to CiviCRM a few months ago. My memory is fading, and I might have some of the Joomla terminology ...
2 votes

Occasional 403 errors when saving articles

A 403 error denotes that the operation/task is not permitted. This is usually comes from strict permissions, or security settings posed by the server e.g. a firewall, or it can be due to file ...
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2 votes
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Own Module - Integrate ACL Check (in Ajax Call)

Yes you do need to check the permissions in your Ajax-handling code. The way you would do this would be to follow the pattern in the Joomla MVC FormController, where it uses the Joomla User authorise ...
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Cannot query Joomla database as a guest user

Finally I managed to resolve the issue. It was my mistake when generating the query. I used $db->quoteName('something') instead of $db->quote('something') which resulted in a wrong query (I ...
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How to give logged in users more content availability in Joomla 3+?

Just assign the users to the basic registered user group and in your login module and or menu item it will allow you to choose a redirect after successful login and logout. Simply choose the page your ...
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Creating articles in front end. Status field is disabled and articles remain unpublished

You can give to an author the power to publish immediatly an article : ARTICLE > PArameters > Right for Author : turn "Change the status" to allowed (no Disallowed) Then when an ...
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