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Hidng Site Tree Pages and Tabs in the Editor Content View of the CMS?

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Community Member, 4 Posts

10 January 2009 at 1:23pm

Edited: 10/01/2009 2:20pm

Obstacle: Limiting accessibility and viewable content by user permissions

If a client’s website is built using SS CMS, the developer may wish to limit what the client has access to and/or what they can see in the CMS.

Current permissions (Who can edit this inside the CMS?) operate by “graying out” pages only, but allow viewing.

Solution Needed: Expanded permissions through modification to current build that would hide pages in the Site Map Tree.

Suggested Customization: When a user logs in with EDITOR PERMISSIONS they would see a different “stripped-down” version of the CMS (see Fig. B2). Note, many of the tabs have been removed along with buttons above the Site Map Tree and Top Nav elements. Fig. B2 is the CMS View while logged in with EDITOR PERMISSIONS.

This permission can be controlled when logged in with ADMIN PERMISSIONS under the Access Tab (see Fig. A2). Note the addition of "Who can edit & VIEW this page in the CMS".

If any one has any insight on how to make these changes I'd be grateful if you could post.


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Carbon Crayon

Community Member, 598 Posts

12 January 2009 at 12:11am

Edited: 12/01/2009 12:11am

Just so people don't get confused this is a duplicate thread.

The discussion regarding this is in this subject can be found here: