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Joomla! 1.7 and Joomla! 2.5: Access Control Lists in Depth

Course Summary

Specifies user permissions on a Joomla web site using access control lists.       


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    Course Syllabus

    Introduction
       Welcome
       Using the exercise files
       Restoring the chapter starting state exercises
       Difference between Joomla! 1.7 and Joomla! 2.5
    1. Understanding Access Control Lists (ACL)
       Introduction to ACL
       Defining users
       Defining groups and using the default groups
       Understanding core permissions
       Defining access levels and their role
    2. Allowing Different Users to Read Different Front-End Content
       The goal of this project
       Creating new groups
       Assigning core permissions to groups
       Creating users and assigning them to groups
       Creating access levels and assigning groups to them
       Creating access level-specific categories and articles
       Creating a user menu
       Assigning access levels to modules
       Configuring the login screen and logout button
       Customizing the login screen
       Testing various logins
       Creating a different look for different access levels
    3. Allowing Front-End Site Administration
       The goal of this project
       Creating groups, assigning core permissions, creating users, and assigning access levels
       Adjusting permissions for categories and articles
       Adding menu items
       Providing access to the Media Manager
       Testing logins
    4. Creating a Simplified Back End for Clients
       The goal of this project
       Creating groups, assigning core permissions, creating users, and assigning users to groups
       Adding a back-end access level
       Adjusting permissions for each category of content
       Enabling access to the Media Manager and menu items
       Allowing access to web links
       Testing logins
    5. ACL Tips and Tricks
       Hiding a site behind a login with the offline access permission
       Customizing the offline access page by changing the logo
       Customizing the offline access page to HTML and CSS
       Setting the default user group for site registration and approving registrations
       Nicholas's debug tip for ACL
       Posting a note in the back end with specific information for certain access levels
       Using ACL Manager
    Conclusion
       Goodbye
     


Course Fee:
USD 25

Course Type:

Self-Study

Course Status:

Active

Workload:

4 - 5 hours / week

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