Joomla! Help Support Warrington Cheshire Manchester Merseyside UKRelease date: 17 May 2024.

PWT ACL v5.1.0 is the latest release of this extension which facilitates easier control of user permissions when administering a team of content editors working on a Joomla! CMS website, for example, a school website.

The developer states the extension is compatible with Joomla! 5.0.

It should also work with Joomla! 5.1 but may require that the Backward Compatibility Plugin is enabled.

Read more: PWT ACL Change Log.

The Backward Compatibility Plugin is enabled by default in the Joomla! 5 CMS.

Purpose: to enable Third Party Extensions which are not yet compatible with the Joomla! 5 CMS to continue to function after you update your website from an earlier Joomla! version.

If you disable the plugin the OSMap site map extension will not work with your website.

When the Backward Compatibility Plugin is enabled then your website's performance will be adversely affected.

What should you do?

We consider the options in our related Joomla! User Guide article at the following link.

Read More: Backward Compatibility Plugin.

 

About ACL or Access Control

ACL stands for Access Control List.

The Joomla CMS enables website administrators to control who can gain access to what parts of the website, and what actions they can perform when they do.

However, the Joomla! ACL System is very complex and hard to understand.

For this reason if you administer a website that is:

  • serving the needs of a large multi-language community,
  • supported by a large number of contributors, each taking responsibility for different parts of the website

you may wish to consider using the PWT ACL 3rd party extension.

A club website with a number of blogs, each run by a separate club member.

The website administrator wishes to restrict each blogger to only being able to edit their blog and no-one else's blog.

If you have a multi-language website you can allow a particular language user group access only to the menu of the language they manage on the website.

 

Useful Links

Read more: ACL Manager.

Experience ACL Manage Demo.

 

Back up before updating any 3rd party Joomla! extension

Any update can break your website.

Perform a FULL backup of your website (database and files) before installing any update.

Read more: How to back up your website.

Read more: How to manage 3rd party extensions.

 

Make Joomla! CMS Security your #1 Priority

Joomla! Help Support Warrington Cheshire Manchester Merseyside UKWe offer Joomla! coaching, help and support to businesses and organisations across Cheshire, Manchester, Merseyside, North West England & the UK.

Learn how to manage Joomla! website security.

Joomla! Help Support Warrington Cheshire Manchester Merseyside UKRelease date: 17 May 2024.

PWT ACL v5.1.0 is the latest release of this extension which facilitates easier control of user permissions when administering a team of content editors working on a Joomla! CMS website, for example, a school website.

The developer states the extension is compatible with Joomla! 5.0.

It should also work with Joomla! 5.1 but may require that the Backward Compatibility Plugin is enabled.

Read more: PWT ACL Change Log.

The Backward Compatibility Plugin is enabled by default in the Joomla! 5 CMS.

Purpose: to enable Third Party Extensions which are not yet compatible with the Joomla! 5 CMS to continue to function after you update your website from an earlier Joomla! version.

If you disable the plugin the OSMap site map extension will not work with your website.

When the Backward Compatibility Plugin is enabled then your website's performance will be adversely affected.

What should you do?

We consider the options in our related Joomla! User Guide article at the following link.

Read More: Backward Compatibility Plugin.

 

About ACL or Access Control

ACL stands for Access Control List.

The Joomla CMS enables website administrators to control who can gain access to what parts of the website, and what actions they can perform when they do.

However, the Joomla! ACL System is very complex and hard to understand.

For this reason if you administer a website that is:

  • serving the needs of a large multi-language community,
  • supported by a large number of contributors, each taking responsibility for different parts of the website

you may wish to consider using the PWT ACL 3rd party extension.

A club website with a number of blogs, each run by a separate club member.

The website administrator wishes to restrict each blogger to only being able to edit their blog and no-one else's blog.

If you have a multi-language website you can allow a particular language user group access only to the menu of the language they manage on the website.

 

Useful Links

Read more: ACL Manager.

Experience ACL Manage Demo.

 

Back up before updating any 3rd party Joomla! extension

Any update can break your website.

Perform a FULL backup of your website (database and files) before installing any update.

Read more: How to back up your website.

Read more: How to manage 3rd party extensions.

 

Make Joomla! CMS Security your #1 Priority

Joomla! Help Support Warrington Cheshire Manchester Merseyside UKWe offer Joomla! coaching, help and support to businesses and organisations across Cheshire, Manchester, Merseyside, North West England & the UK.

Learn how to manage Joomla! website security.