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Allow anonymous users to view articles when category security set

Scott McCulloch
suggested this on July 11, 2012, 23:37

When you uncheck the inherit security checkbox on the edit category page, you can pick which roles can view or submit articles to that category.

However, when you set this up for submit, it will then block anonymous users from viewing articles belonging to a category. Anonymous users need to be an option in the "view column". 



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David Green

This is huge for me!  I have multiple cases for this... 

July 14, 2012, 01:19
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Hi Scott, I have added the "Anonymous users" to my roles and granted view rights. However, the view news module is still empty if I am not signed in. I have all categories selected in the "Latest Articles Section" of the module.

July 31, 2012, 20:53
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Leo K

I think this cancels the concept of controlling the categories that the users can submit in.

Now registered can submit to any category or anonymous cannot see the category at all!

December 16, 2012, 02:20
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Atriage Software

It doesn't look like this was added. Is it possible?

April 1, 2014, 03:09