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If you create a new menu item type Category blog or Featured articles, a set of Intro texts will be displayed with '''Read More''' links on that page. By clicking on the Read More link you will get to the full article view.  
If you create a new menu item with the '''Blog Layout''' linked to you category or section or if you publish few articles on your '''Homepage''' and set intro text parameter to more than zero, a set of Intro texts will be displayed with '''Read More''' links on that page. By clicking on the Read More link you will get to the full article view.  
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It can be useful to restrict access to the full article view for not registered visitors and leave just the intro texts readable to public. To restrict access to full article view, do the following:
 
It can be useful to restrict access to the full article view for not registered visitors and leave just the intro texts readable to public. To restrict access to full article view, do the following:
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# Log in to the Administrator back-end.  
 
# Log in to the Administrator back-end.  
 
# Go to '''Content > Article Manager'''.
 
# Go to '''Content > Article Manager'''.
# Set the '''Access Level''' for the article with Read More link to ''Registered'' (simply click the ''Public'' link in the Access Level column).
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# Edit the article, set the '''Access Level''' for the article with Read More link to ''Registered'' (simply click the ''Public'' link in the Access Level column).
# In the same window click the '''Parameters''' icon from the top toolbar.
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# On the menu item, tab Advanced options section Article options.
# Set the '''Show Unauthorized Links''' to ''Yes'' and '''Save''' the settings. This is a global setting and will apply to all published articles.
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# Set the '''Show Unauthorized Links''' to ''Yes'' and '''Save''' the settings.  
  
 
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Revision as of 15:34, 20 August 2013

If you create a new menu item type Category blog or Featured articles, a set of Intro texts will be displayed with Read More links on that page. By clicking on the Read More link you will get to the full article view.

It can be useful to restrict access to the full article view for not registered visitors and leave just the intro texts readable to public. To restrict access to full article view, do the following:

  1. Log in to the Administrator back-end.
  2. Go to Content > Article Manager.
  3. Edit the article, set the Access Level for the article with Read More link to Registered (simply click the Public link in the Access Level column).
  4. On the menu item, tab Advanced options section Article options.
  5. Set the Show Unauthorized Links to Yes and Save the settings.