Questions tagged [editor-user-permissions]

For questions that relate to defining, configuring and/or restrictions permissions of users in the Sitecore client interfaces (Content Editor, Experience Editor, etc.)

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Disabling Form elements for non-administrators

We want to disable specific Form elements in Sitecore Forms for all users that aren't administrators. I tried to do so by setting the read permission to deny on the field type (under /sitecore/system/...
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Create Reviewer / Publisher Role

How to create a reviewer or publisher role in Sitecore, who has access only to review specific items in the workflow and reject or accept to publish. this user is not allowed to change the item, he ...
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How to disable content editing to users other than content owners and super admin in Sitecore workflow

We need to disable 'lock and edit' option for authors other than content owner who initiated the workflow. I able to achieve this by changing the below settings in Sitecore.config ...
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Sitecore Form Module Security Editor

In the sitecore\Forms Editor role access is provided as below: This security works fine in Content Editor, that is: It allows to create or edit items only in the English language but not in other ...
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Permissions for Sitecore Forms

I have 2 requirements: How can we make sure that Content Author should not be able to edit a form that is saved as template. They should only be able to create forms from a template, but not edit the ...
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Permissions to use preview and Experience editor

I am trying to set up a user profile to only allow someone to add items to one page on our site. I seem to have almost everything configured correctly, but for some reason the below error happens ...
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Approver role doesn't see the workflow actions

I have created a workflow and two roles - author & approver. Also assigned permissions for the respective workflow states to each role. There are 4 Workflow states: Draft |_Submit Awaiting ...
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Sitecore role in site1 when installed to site2, missing some restrictions in site2

For the new developer role we restricted access to Development tools in source site.When this role is packaged and installed in target site, it has permission to Development tools. How do we fix this ...
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A Sitecore user sees significantly more items having been updated on publish than another user with same permissions

Scenario: Sitecore.NET 8.1 (rev. 151207 Hotfix 114141-2) two Sitecore users (non-admin) both accounts with almost same permission roles publishing from the same root item path: smart publish true ...
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How can I disable drag-and-drop functions on GUI in the Content Editor?

I am currently working on a project using Sitecore version 8.2.7 and our client asked us if we can disable drag-and-drop function so that they do not have to worry about any accidental item deletion. ...
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Sitecore Media Library Permission Restrictions

Instance of Sitecore 8.2 is set up with one main website and multiple sub-websites. Each sub-website has their own set of users/roles and a folder in the media library. Initially every role has full ...
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Decreasing security rights on sitecore role

I have a role which is inheriting for other roles (one of which is sitecore\Designer). The role now has all access rights to Templates and its sub items. Now I want to reduce the access rights such ...
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Multisite publishing issue in SXA

Using SXA 1.6 and Sitecore 9.0.1 , we have an environment with single tenant and multi sites ex: site1 , site2 ,.. we setup OOB security so only users in site1 can edit their content only and same for ...
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Granting a role access to a field

I have a component in my sitecore instance called an Article Download component. One of the fields for this component is called Download Item and it is the type link (not General Link). My authors are ...
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Restriction on selecting multiple Publishing Targets for specific Users / Roles

Specific user roles need to be restricted from selecting multiple publishing targets (in this example it is CDPublish and CMPublish) for publishing items in Sitecore. For example: Administrator ...
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Security Roles required for Web Forms For Marketers email save action

I have been trying to tidy up permissions on our Sitecore install. My admin account has every permission haphazardly applied which causes all kinds of issues, but I can create WFFM forms with email ...
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How to correctly login as Virtual User to use the Sitecore Content Editor? (Avoid Media Library Search redirects)

I have a situation where I need to use VirtualLogin to enable a user to access the sitecore shell and use the Content Editor / Media Library editor. This is the code for the Virtual Login (from many ...
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Default language AD users 1.3 - Sitecore 8.2.u2

"The security settings for the current language prevent you from seeing this item" New users from the AD tries to reach the English version of the site, because their Default Content Language is set ...
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Disable the "Edit Experience Editor Options" button for my editor users

I have a number of users which should have access to create/edit/delete content on my site, including inserting new components to pages. To ensure that they can insert and change components I have ...
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Remove EDIT button in Navigation Bar

Can anyone know how I can remove "EDIT" button in Navigation Bar? The navigation check-box fires the command "webedit:ToggleTreecrumb". Is there any way to deny "READ" access on this "EDIT" button? ...
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Can I exclude items that the current user doesn't have Read access to from display in the Content Tree?

I have removed Read access to some items for certain a Role. The problem is that I can still see the items that I removed access to in the tree, when logging in as a (non-admin) user with the role ...
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Is it possible to limit the "sitecore\Sitecore Client Account Managing" role?

Is it possible to limit the sitecore\Sitecore Client Account Managing role? Our client has a team that manages security accounts on their site and they are requesting a "limited" sitecore\Sitecore ...
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Dynamic User Permissions for Shared Datasource Items

Due to a recent mishap, our client is requesting that when a Content Author tries to edit an item we first check to see if the item is used as a datasource for any items that the Content Author does ...
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Make text field readonly

Is there any easier way of creating read-only fields for all users except admin, not by setting permissions on every user or by creating a role and assigning it to every user/group?
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Sitecore 8 Security Editor - Read vs Visibility

In the Security Editor, I can set Read, Write, Delete, etc. permissions on an item. Can someone tell me the difference between Read and Visibility permissions? What's the proper use of Visibility? ...
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How to Restrict by Role Adding Rendering to Placeholder in Experience Editor

Would anyone know a way to restrict/allow by role the ability to add a rendering to a placeholder in the Experience Editor? This is for Sitecore 8.0.
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Where is shared and final layout in the security Editor

I want to let the editors change between shared layout and final layout in the Experience Editor, but currently, they can't view that option without adding a new role to them. How can I grant access ...
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How to revoke publishing of sub-items for a role?

I need to prevent certain roles from publishing sub-items. I was able to hide the 'Sub-items' option in the publish dialog by revoking 'Read' from '/sitecore/system/Settings/Security/Policies/...
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