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Permission to Edit and Save but NOT PUBLISH

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Community Member, 2 Posts

14 May 2010 at 1:32am

I'm trying to figure out how to allow users to make changes to the website but then only one person ( admin ) go in and publish. Seems like this would be easy to do. I understand this is available in 2.4. Is this available in 2.3xxxx?

Brian Boyko

Community Member, 1 Post

14 May 2010 at 4:11pm

Edited: 14/05/2010 4:11pm

I don't know about 2.3xxx, but 2.4 has a "CMS Workflow" module here which does exactly what you describe:


Community Member, 89 Posts

21 June 2010 at 2:54pm

That's right, there is a module for that. You can make it work with 2.3 too, but you might need to experiment with which revision you use. The trunk will not work in this case.


Carbon Crayon

Community Member, 598 Posts

22 June 2010 at 11:21am

Hi jmbinfo,

you can do this in your page model:

function canPublish(){
return Permission:check('ADMIN');

This will allow only admins to publish content. This works in 2.3 and most likely versions before that too.

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