Mambo Open Source/Which options available for each usertype

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There are a number of different user types in Mambo, and it can be useful to know that privileges and rights each user type has. Sometimes, you may want a user to be able to write content but not publish it - there are user types for this.

Guest[edit]

The guest user is anyone visiting your website that has not logged in yet. Your site visitors can view all content and utilize all feature of the website that are available to all users including guests.

All other user levels have the same privileges as the guest user along with additional capabilities.


Frontend[edit]

Registered user[edit]

The registered users will have access to all menu items in the class "public" and "registered". The user will also have access to edit its own user details such as password and real name

Author[edit]

Access to the "new" buttons that shows under the articles when browsing a content category. Can't publish new articles, and cannot edit existing ones.

Editor[edit]

Can edit already published articles, as well as create new ones. Cannot publish articles.

Publisher[edit]

A publisher can create items, save them and publish them - a publisher can in other words publish articles on the front page without any approval from admininstrators.

Backend[edit]

Manager[edit]

Access these menu-items:

  • Home
  • Site
    • Media Manager
    • Preview
    • Statistics
  • Menu (with all available menus)
  • Content (all content)
  • Help


These Quickicons are available:

  • Help
  • All Content Items
  • Static Content Manager
  • Front page Manager
  • Section Manager
  • Category Manager

Administrator[edit]

Access these menu-items:

  • Home
  • Site
    • Media Manager
    • Preview
    • Statistics
    • Trash manager
    • User manager
  • Menu (with all available menus)
  • Content (all content)
  • Components (all components)
  • Modules
  • Mambots
  • Installers
  • Help

Quickicons available:

All except from Global Configuration.

Super Administrator[edit]

All links and quickicons available - can edit, modify and change every option available. Has access to database functions.