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[joomla] Admin template for non-technical users?

David Roth davidalanroth at gmail.com
Tue May 29 18:18:14 EDT 2012


That looks very useful, thanks!

I can't help from wondering if someone has created an entire extension that
is a replacement for the back-end that incorporates all these features
without having to make changes in the code. If not, maybe there should be?

David Roth

On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 2:19 PM, Helvécio da Silva <helvecio.rj at gmail.com>wrote:

> Is this is what you are looking for?
>
>
> http://magazine.joomla.org/issues/Issue-Apr-2012/item/721-Customizing-the-Admin-Menu
>
> 2012/5/29 David Roth <davidalanroth at gmail.com>
>
>> Thanks to both of you! Those articles were very helpful. I had not gotten
>> a chance to check out the ACL feature in Joomla until now.
>>
>> I was wondering while reading it, is there a way to replace the "help"
>> tab so it links to custom documentation for the user instead of the Joomla
>> documentation and links? Thanks!
>>
>> David Roth
>>
>>
>> On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 7:26 AM, Helvécio da Silva <helvecio.rj at gmail.com
>> > wrote:
>>
>>> I found this from Jen Kramer (She's GREAT!) in Joomla Magazine. It can
>>> be a kickstart.
>>>
>>>
>>> http://magazine.joomla.org/issues/Issue-May-2012/item/761-Joomla-ACL-Configuring-back-end
>>>
>>> 2012/5/23 OSTraining <info at ostraining.com>
>>>
>>>> Hi David
>>>>
>>>> Give this a try:
>>>>
>>>> http://www.ostraining.com/blog/joomla/joomla-acl-tutorial-for-allowing-one-person-to-modify-only-one-category/
>>>>
>>>> That was written a while ago and there's an extra permission now.
>>>>
>>>> You'll also need to go to Site > Global Configuration > Permissions and
>>>> give the new user group permission to "Access Administration Interface"
>>>>
>>>> Steve
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 6:40 AM, Helvécio da Silva wrote:
>>>>
>>>> > You can use Joomla 2.5.x ACL to acomplish that. A little bit tricky,
>>>> but I believe it can be done.
>>>> >
>>>> > G'luck!
>>>> >
>>>> > 2012/5/23 David Roth <davidalanroth at gmail.com (mailto:
>>>> davidalanroth at gmail.com)>
>>>> > > I've never bothered with any other template for Admin than what is
>>>> supplied with Joomla. But I want to be able to have a non-technical user be
>>>> able to edit the content for a category of Articles assigned to them, but
>>>> don't want anything else visible to them so they don't become confused or
>>>> start to mess around with things which could screw up the pages. Before
>>>> anyone tells me that the user should go through training and learn how to
>>>> manage things so this doesn't happen, while I would agree, that isn't the
>>>> case this time.
>>>> > >
>>>> > > Does such an admin template already exist? Or can Joomla 2.5.4 be
>>>> made restrictive enough so when this non-technical user logins in they only
>>>> see what they need to? Thanks!
>>>> > >
>>>> > > David Roth
>>>> > >
>>>> > >
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>>>>
>>>
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