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Modules: Options

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Description[edit]

Modules Options configuration allows setting of parameters used globally for Modules.

How to Access[edit]

Content  Site Modules

  • click the Options toolbar button

Screenshot[edit]

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Form Fields[edit]

General[edit]

  • Edit Module. Select if module editing should be opened in the site or administrator interface. Quick Tip

Administrator Modules[edit]

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  • Language Filtering. Allows filtering administrator modules per administrator language.

Permissions[edit]

This section lets you set up the default Access Control List permissions for all modules.

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To change the permissions for modules, do the following.

  1. Select the Group by clicking its title located on the left.
  2. Find the desired Action.
    • Configure ACL & Options. Users can edit the options and permissions.
    • Access Administration Interface. Users can access user administration interface.
    • Create. Users can create modules.
    • Delete. Users can delete modules.
    • Edit. Users can edit modules.
    • Edit State. User can change the published state and related information.
    • Frontend Editing. Users can edit modules in the Frontend.
  3. Select the desired permission for the action you wish to change.
    • Inherited. Inherited for users in this Group from the Global Configuration permissions.
    • Allowed. Allowed for users in this Group.
      Note: If this action is Denied at one of the higher levels, the Allowed permission here will not take effect. A Denied setting cannot be overridden.
    • Denied. Denied for users in this Group.
  4. Click Save in Toolbar at top. When the screen refreshes, the Calculated Setting column will show the effective permission for this Group and Action.

Toolbar[edit]

At the top of the page you will see the toolbar shown in the Screenshot above.

  • Save. Saves the modules options and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the modules options and closes the current screen.
  • Close. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Toggle Inline Help. Show help text below some options.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

Quick Tips[edit]

Enable module editing in Global Configuration.

Related Information[edit]

  • Related Help screen: Modules.
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