Quanta: Effectors

Allows per-item and group-based content roles.

Content Item based roles

  1. Enable the "Effectors" feature from the modules Dashboard
  2. Create a new test user with just the standard Authenticated role and no others
  3. Edit or create any content item
  4. Under the "Users with roles for this Item" list select the test user you created
  5. Click "Save" at the bottom of the page
  6. Under the "Users with roles for this Item" list you will now see an entry for the user you just added, with checkboxes to select their roles!
  7. Tick the "Editor" or "Administrator" role.
  8. Click "Publish"
  9. Log in using your test user
  10. You should now be able to edit that content item (but no others!)

Group based roles

  1. Enable the "Effectors" feature from the modules Dashboard
  2. Create a new Group (by clicking Group in the New menu)
  3. Under "Users with Group Membership" select your test user
  4. Under "Group Content" select any content item that the user cannot currently edit
  5. Click "Save"
  6. Under "Users with Group Membership" tick the Administrator or Editor role
  7. Click "Save"
  8. Log in using your test user
  9. You should now be able to edit that content item

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Last edited May 26, 2011 at 1:59 PM by randompete, version 2

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