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Login/Member-Area

Tuesday 22 June 2010 10:04:05 pm - 6 replies

Hello to all!

I want to create a member section that is only visible to members!

http://creative-noise.com/index.php/ger/Press-Partner

This should be a login-box and after a login content should be visible. I really dont know what to do and i couldn find anything "maybe easy" here by using the search-option! Do you have any ideas?

Thanks for your support!

Wednesday 23 June 2010 9:32:31 am

Hi Timo !

First, you need to restrict access to the Press-Partner folder / container. This can be achieved in several way, but the easiest one is to apply a custom section to it. First go to Setup / Sections, and create a new one, named for example Press-Partner or whatever makes the most sense here. Then use the assign button to assign this newly created section to your Press-Partner node.

Right after you've done this, trying to access this page as Anonymous should prompt a login screen. This is because the anonymous role is only allowed to see content from the Standard (default) section.

The next step is to create a new user role (or re-use one of the default ones, like Members), and grant members of this role the content / view / Section( Press-Partner ) permission. Finally, assign this role to a (new) user group. From now on, any user that is part of this group will be able to login and access this content.

Wednesday 23 June 2010 9:39:40 am

Hi Timo,

Have you checked the following doc page already? http://ez.no/doc/ez_publish/technical_manual/4_x/concepts_and_basics/content_management/sections

With sections you can also limit access to certain content for groups (members) you have setup. It would probably require a custom template to show the login box when a regular visitor opens such a restricted link.

Does the above help you out continue with setting this up or do you need further information?

Regards Robin

p.s. looks like while writing my reply Bertrand beat me to it blunk.gif Emoticon Follow his reply and your ok...

Modified on Wednesday 23 June 2010 9:41:15 am by Robin Muilwijk

Wednesday 23 June 2010 12:18:45 pm

Thank you so much! But i created a testuser and if i try to log it into the area a error-message comes up:

Access not allowed

  • You are not allowed to access ger.

Any Ideas?

Wednesday 23 June 2010 12:48:06 pm

Check which roles and groups the new user is in. Looks like it does not have access to the "ger" SiteAccess. Normally when you have a group, the Anonymous role is linked to it, this contains the rights to access siteaccess.

For example, in a default install of eZWebin the Member group has 2 roles, Anonymous and Members where Anonymous contains the access rights for the configured siteaccess.

-- Robin

Thursday 25 November 2010 3:41:21 pm

That message means that you have created role and user group but you haven't assigned role to a user or a user group. You can do that by opening page for viewing that role and below you will have button for assigning that role to a user or a user group

Modified on Thursday 25 November 2010 3:42:35 pm by Jurica Perić

Sunday 28 November 2010 7:54:34 am

Check that you user policies are ok. I think he don't have access to login function on ger siteacess.

User accounts -> role and policies -> you user role -> module "user", function "login", siteaccess "ger".

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