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Joomla 1.7 New Feature – Access to Joomla Site while Offline

Joomla 1.7 New Feature – Grant access to groups to access your Joomla website while it is Offline Generally it takes a while for you to customize and develop your Joomla website.  In the meantime you don’t want the public to see your site while are you still in development/ designing mode.   There is an… Continue reading Joomla 1.7 New Feature – Access to Joomla Site while Offline

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Joomla 1.7 Help – Unpublished article showing up on the frontpage in a blue box

Joomla 1.7 Tips – Unpublished article still showing up on the homepage Strange problem I came across the other day.  I unpublished an article in the Article Manager and some reason it was still showing up on the frontpage.   This time it was unlike the other times, it was showing up in a blue box. … Continue reading Joomla 1.7 Help – Unpublished article showing up on the frontpage in a blue box

Joomla · Joomla Setup

Joomla 1.6 – Restrict Groups/Author to Categories

This is a continuation of my last post I made last month.   Using Joomla 1.6 you can use ACL now to control permissions throughout your site.  Including restricting groups or authors to publish/create articles in  categories.    Here is an example: Below are groups and categories they should be publishing in: Scenario 1: Group = Bloggers… Continue reading Joomla 1.6 – Restrict Groups/Author to Categories

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Joomla 1.6 – Grant Admin Access to Article Manager for Certain Users

A big change in Joomla 1.6 from Joomla 1.5 is the ability to manage permissions to all objects in your Joomla 1.6.  With a combination of User Groups and Access Control Lists (ACL) you will be able to manage permissions to Components, modules, articles, login, viewing, editing, modifying or anything.  Basically any function can be… Continue reading Joomla 1.6 – Grant Admin Access to Article Manager for Certain Users