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Hands-On: Workbench Access

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  • 0:08
    with Addison Berry
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    OK, so we need to start adding access control
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    to our site so that cultural editors only have access
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    to the cultural news section term in our vocabulary.
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    Before we actually dive into that though,
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    we need to actually have some more roles and users because currently
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    we don't really have anything on the site to work with.
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    So, in this lesson, we're going to create some editorial roles,
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    and we're going to add users to those roles
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    so that we can then sort of see how that works as we

Hands-On: Workbench Access


Let’s extend our Workbench implementation with one of the more advanced features our client has asked for. We’ll build upon the structure we’ve created with the Taxonomy module (the “News sections” vocabulary), and use that to grant users with specific roles access to content tagged with one of the “News sections” terms. In this lesson we’ll start with a little preparation work by creating new roles and users so we can test our access control to make sure it is working as expected.