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Where is shared and final layout in the security Editor

The minimal out of the box sitecore role that gives you such capabilities(considering no overrides were done) is sitecore\Sitecore Client Designing If you need to assign a role to your own custom ...
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Make text field readonly

Modifying raw security values Open the Content Editor Locate the item that represents the template field On the View tab in the Ribbon, make sure the following checkboxes are checked: Standard ...
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Remove EDIT button in Navigation Bar

I believe the item you're looking for is here: /sitecore/system/Settings/Security/Policies/Page Editor/Navigation bar/Can Edit in the core database. By default, the Sitecore Limited Page Editor or ...
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Disable the "Edit Experience Editor Options" button for my editor users

Go to Core DB and navigate to '/sitecore/content/Applications/WebEdit/Default Rendering Buttons/Options' & apply corresponding security on this item. It would look like :
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How can I disable drag-and-drop functions on GUI in the Content Editor?

Yes it is possible to disable the drag option. From my investigation, there are 2 ways you can disable it. Solution 1: Comment Out Javascript You can disable the drag and drop feature by commenting ...
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Approver role doesn't see the workflow actions

The the role to see the actions, you have to assign the permissions at the action level. Without that, the role will be denied the permissions to see the action.
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Is it possible to limit the "sitecore\Sitecore Client Account Managing" role?

You can do this by changing the security on the application in the core database. The Role Manager located here: /sitecore/content/Applications/Security/Role Manager. The default security on it has /...
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How to revoke publishing of sub-items for a role?

What you are trying to do here is actually better accomplished through Workflow. Using Workflow Remove the target users from the Sitecore Client Publishing role(s). Add a Workflow Action to the ...
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Approver role doesn't see the workflow actions

Further to what Chris already said; it helps if you expand the security view. Click "Columns" in your Security Editor, and bring in the additional columns you need to look out for.
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Sitecore role in site1 when installed to site2, missing some restrictions in site2

Role based permissions and what items they affect are not contained on thr role itself. All security is actually an attribute/field on the item itself, and only maps to a role. The only data that a ...
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Can I exclude items that the current user doesn't have Read access to from display in the Content Tree?

As it turns out, there is actually a Sitecore setting that controls whether or not Sitecore should check security on each node when rendering the tree. If set to false, all nodes are shown and the ...
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How to Restrict by Role Adding Rendering to Placeholder in Experience Editor

If you want to restrict access to all renderings selected in the Allowed Controls field of a particular placeholder settings item, you can just restrict read access to the placeholder settings item. ...
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Dynamic User Permissions for Shared Datasource Items

One possible solution is to create a rule that runs either on: item:open if user shouldn't be able to read the item if denied editing access item:lock if user shouldn't be able to lock and edit if ...
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Sitecore 8 Security Editor - Read vs Visibility

As pointed out by @michaelwest in the comments, this turned out to be a custom access right added to our solution. I need to dig into how we are using it but I think it is what @sandbeck is describing ...
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How to revoke publishing of sub-items for a role?

The solution I used was the publishing Roles (as in the description) in addition to a workaround for the bug in Sitecore mentioned above. You can find the full solution here Update: In short, the ...
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How to correctly login as Virtual User to use the Sitecore Content Editor? (Avoid Media Library Search redirects)

Received some help from Sitecore support and turns out there is a "loggedin" pipeline that gets called when logging in normally via /sitecore/login. Starting this pipeline after the LoginVirtualUser()...
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Multisite publishing issue in SXA

You would need to set Publishing.CheckSecurity to be true to prevent users from publishing content that they don't have access to (Items will be published only if the user have write access, and will ...
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Granting a role access to a field

The issue does appear to have something to do with the fact that this field was using a depreciated type. The Type "link" appears to only allow editing by Admins. When I changed the type to "General ...
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Approver role doesn't see the workflow actions

Mind the error message in yellow "You cannot edit this item because you do not have write access to it". You also have to have Write permission allowed for items below "Blogs" item in order to use ...
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Disabling Form elements for non-administrators

I contacted the Sitecore Support who say that there is no official way to do this by now. So we solved it manually: Overwrite/replace the AccountInformation bar at the top and add the information if ...
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Permissions for Sitecore Forms

We can do this activity by following below steps: Logged in CMS as admin, then switch to core db Now from LaunchPad go to Security Editor then select the user(to whom wanted to restrict) goto below ...
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Approver role doesn't see the workflow actions

Can you please check in Access viewer that no other role is overwriting the permissions you have assigned (specially workflow related permissions).
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Decreasing security rights on sitecore role

It looks like the setup of roles was correct, however the way permission was given was incorrect. I will detail the correct way here as I don't think it's very clear from google searches currently. ...
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Restriction on selecting multiple Publishing Targets for specific Users / Roles

Best approach would be to disable or hide publishing targets completely based on role permissions. Administrators would still have access to all publishing targets but content editors would be ...
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Security Roles required for Web Forms For Marketers email save action

For anyone who finds this in future: My problem was the 'Author' role being applied to my user. For whatever reason, this conflicts with WFFM. Removing the role has no noticeable effects on my users ...
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Default language AD users 1.3 - Sitecore 8.2.u2

So I found that this was connected to a new config file that came with my upgrade to this version. /App_Config/Include/Sitecore.DefaultLanguage.config. I thought this was related to the AD since it ...
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