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Spotlight: Drupal Access Control for Drupal 7

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Sprout Video

One of the most powerful features of Drupal is its rich, fine-grained access control system, based around the concept of users, roles, and permissions. In this lesson we'll explain what these pieces are, and how they work together. We'll also discuss the user profile and various user account settings we can manipulate.

Additional resources

Using Drupal, 2nd edition

Using Drupal source code

Devel module

Drupalize.Me Guide: Using Drupal Book by O'Reilly Media