Joomla has user access control levels

joomlaJoomla allows you to give your visitors and registered users different levels of access.

For example some users will only have access to the front-end, while others will require access to the administration back-end.

This article shows the various levels of access that can be applied.


Front-end only access

joomlaUser-Green Public visitor Browse only
joomlaUser-orange Registered Same as Public plus... View restricted content
joomlaUser-Blue Author As Registered plus... Create content
joomlaUser-Blue Editor As Author plus... Edit content
joomlaUser-Blue Publisher As Editor plus... Publish content

 

Back-end users

joomlaUser-Red Manager As Publishers, plus... Media, Menu, Content, Front Page and Component Managers.
joomlaUser-Red Administrator As Managers, plus... User, Install/Uninstall Extensions, Module and Plugin Managers, and Global Checkin
joomlaUser-Red Super Administrator As Administrators, plus... Configuration, Language and Template Managers, Language and Template Installers and Mass Mail.

 

Collectively these user groups are also known as

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Registered joomlaUser-orangejoomlaUser-orangejoomlaUser-orangejoomlaUser-orangejoomlaUser-orangejoomlaUser-orangejoomlaUser-orangejoomlaUser-orangejoomlaUser-orangejoomlaUser-orange
Special joomlaUser-BluejoomlaUser-BluejoomlaUser-Red

 

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