Everything You Need To Know About DNN Granular Permissions and Security Access
Understanding User Permissions and Security
Be it for a better sales experience or better content management - there is always the need to share the right information with the right people. This is where granular permission and security access plays a major role in enhancing how information is being shared. Without further ado let's dive into the core of this article.
What is granular permission?
Generally, granular permission refers to privileges granted by a system to you that allow you to construct site-specific roles based on certain requirements. In essence, granular permission in DNN allows you to tailor the access privileges of certain users to enable a more robust, organized, and hierarchical CMS for users. This will reduce the risk that comes when more people; both inside and outside the organization, get involved in maintaining your website.
Available options for granular permission One thing we know DotNetNuke for is the organization and hierarchy with its powerful CMS. This also comes into play when we are dealing with DNN site permissions as regards users. DNN allows administrators to create user groups that are then assigned granular permission that either blocks them or grants them access to perform certain functions and tasks or have access to certain files. The following options are available under granular permission: Add, Add content, View, Copy, Delete, Import, Export, Navigate, Manage settings, & Full control.
There are numerous benefits of having a granular permission hierarchy on your website. One such benefit is that you are assured that everyone interacting with your website does exactly what you have granted access to do. They can't do more than they are permitted. To access the permissions as a host user, click on the Edit page, followed by Page Permissions. Granular permissions can be implemented on the permission grid.