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Joomla Hosting :: How to Setting Permission for Users in Multiple User Groups in Joomla 2.5

clock November 27, 2013 04:51 by author Mike

Joomla! allows site administrators to place Users into multiple Groups. This article explains that Permissions are applied to Groups and not to individual Users. Thus, a User receives Permissions based on the Group or Groups that he or she belongs to. If a User is placed into one User Group, that User only has the Permissions belonging to that group. It s a simple concept. However, it is less clear when the User is a member of multiple Groups. This article explains how Permissions are assigned to a user that is a member of multiple Groups, as well as how to view the Permissions that are assigned to an individual User.

Permissions For Users in multiple Groups

As explained earlier in this series of articles, Permissions in Joomla! can be set to one of three settings: Not Set, Allowed, and Denied. The "Allowed" settings grant that Permission, and the"Not Set" and "Denied" settings take away Permission. But what happens when a User is assigned to two or more groups and Permissions in one Group are set differently than they are in the other Group? In that scenario, the "Allowed" setting will override the "Not Set" setting, and the "Denied" setting will override both the "Allowed" and "Not Set" settings.

To illustrate how this works, let’s create an example. Let’s say you have created a Group called Contributors which has the Create and Edit Own permissions set to "Allowed", the Delete permission set to "Denied", and all other Permissions set to "Not Set". You have also created a user named Bob, and placed him into the Contributors and Registered Groups. The Registered Group is a preset group within your Joomla! application. It has the Site Login Permission set to "Allowed", and all other Permissions set to "Not Set". With this setup, Bob will receive the Site Login, Create, and Edit Own Permissions.

Now let’s say you add Bob to the Manager Group which has Site Login, Admin Login, Create, Delete, Edit, Edit State, and Edit Own Permissions set to "Allowed". The other Permissions are set to "Not Set". At this point, Bob will now receive the Site Login, Admin Login, Create, Edit, Edit State, and Edit Own Permissions. You may be wondering why Bob does not receive the Delete permission since the Manager Group has the Delete Permission set to "Allowed". This is due to the fact that the Contributors Group (which Bob is a part of) has the Delete Permission set to "Denied" - this will override the "Allowed" setting in the Manager Group. To make it easier to see how these settings are applied to Bob, the table below lists the settings for each Permission in each of the groups that Bob is assigned to and the end result:


Viewing Permissions assigned to individual Users

As you can see, figuring out which Permissions have been given to an individual User that is in multiple Groups can become difficult rather quickly. To make things a bit easier, Joomla! includes a built-in tool to view all of the Permissions that have been assigned to an individual User. To turn this feature on, go to Global Configuration are from the control panel in the Administration area (the back end) of your site.


Go to the System tab, and enable the Debug System option by clicking on "Yes". Be sure to save your work when you re done.


Next, go to the User Manager.


Once inside the User Manager, you ll notice a Debug Permissions Report button next to each Username.


You will also see this button next to each Group in the Group Manager.


The Debug Permissions Report will show you which Permissions that User or Group has for each area of your site including Articles, Categories, Contacts, Menus and Menu Items, Modules, and Components.


Joomla 3.1 Hosting - :: How To Add Bootstrap To Joomla 3.1 Template

clock November 15, 2013 06:47 by author ben

Now that we have added the CSS and JS files to the Joomla 3.0 template that we are creating, we will now add the Necessary bootstrap files.
While the bootstrap Necessary files can be downloaded from the official site, Joomla 3.0 actually includes the Necessary bootstrap css and javascript files as well. As a template developer, this will the make incorporating these files much Easier.

Some bootstrap loaded with <jdoc:include type="head" />
When we added <jdoc:include type="head" /> within our template's head tag, Joomla automatically added a few JavaScript and CSS files. In the list of files below that Joomla added, you will notice that we've highlighted the bootstrap files that it included:

According to the official bootstrap documentation, we need to include the following files:
1. bootstrap.css (or bootstrap.min.css)
2. bootstrap.js (or bootstrap.min.js)
As <jdoc:include type="head" /> already included bootstrap.min.js for us, we only need to include bootstrap.min.css. To do this, we will update our template's index.php on our Joomla hosting server to include this file. You can see the code we added below that includes bootstrap.min.css, which we've highlighted:

After editing our template's index.php on the server and saving the changes, our template is taking a little more form. You can see in the screenshots below how our template looks with and without this css file.

  • BEFORE bootstrap.min.css

  • AFTER bootstrap.min.css

Free Trial Web Deploy 3.5 Hosting :: Proudly Launches Web Deploy 3.5 Hosting

clock November 1, 2013 10:50 by author Mike

Professional web hosting provider – proudly announced the integration of the latest Web Deploy 3.5 in all  web hosting plans. We are the first few hosting company that provide ASP.NET hosting plan that support the brand new Web  Deploy 3.5 Hosting.

WebDeploy v3.5 is now available and there are a few features to consider in this minor release:

  1. Load Balancer Support with Session Affinity. 
  2. Encrypting web.config Settings Post-Publish.
  3. App Offline Template.
  4. Seamless integration with IIS Manager (IIS7 and above), Visual Studio (2010 and above) for creating packages and  deploying them onto a machine, both locally and remotely.
  5. Integration with WebMatrix for deploying and downloading web applications.
  6. Seamless integration with the Web Platform Installer to install community web applications simply and easily.
  7. Web application packaging and deployment.
  8. Web server migration and synchronization.
  9. Automatic backup of Web Sites before making any changes.
  10. In addition to the IIS Manager, Visual Studio 10, Web Matrix tasks can be performed using the command-line, PowerShell  Cmdlets or public APIs.

According to, it's Web Deploy 3.5 offerings are distinguished by their low cost, with many of the hosting  services supporting the technology being of the more expensive variety.
For more information about this topics or have any enquiries related to Web Deploy 3.5 hosting, please visit

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