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[joomla] Admin template for non-technical users?

Helvécio da Silva helvecio.rj at gmail.com
Wed May 30 01:51:54 EDT 2012


I find the back-end template waaaaaay more complex to fiddle with.

I know of only two so far:

- AdminPraise Lite from the guys who make ProjectFork. There's a premium
version that seems to have more configuration options.
- Mission Control from RocketThem

2012/5/29 David Roth <davidalanroth at gmail.com>

> 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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>>>>> > --
>>>>> > Helvecio "Elvis" da Silva
>>>>> > Rio de Janeiro - Brasil - helvecio.rj at gmail.com (mailto:
>>>>> helvecio.rj at gmail.com)
>>>>> > http://www.helvecio.com - http://blog.helvecio.com
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
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