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Menu Assignment and Permissions

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Altering Menu Positions and Permissions

I upgraded from 4.2.1 to 4.2.2 today as I have not really worked on ocPortal much and think there may be a bug as when I go to edit menus, after selecting a menu all that appears is a pink box with no expansion underneath. It tried to expand but stopped below pink box (top of some text is visible).

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Structure/Menu Management/Clicked on a Menu

What I wish to do is put menu's and blocks on different sides, ie left or right and also make the some of said menu's and blocks invisible to unregistered users.

I also after logging in used Edit in Zone Editor/Details Tab/Actions-Edit, unchecked all permissions on both left and right zones but when I logged out they where still there.

I cannot find a way to simply grant permissions and move these blocks in one hit. It seems that I have to go through all the different Admin tabs to achieve this. Am I wrong or am I missing something simple here?

For example most CMS installations you would simply click on a module and assign it to wherever with whatever permission.

Any help would be appreciated.


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I upgraded from 4.2.1 to 4.2.2 today as I have not really worked on ocPortal much and think there may be a bug as when I go to edit menus, after selecting a menu all that appears is a pink box with no expansion underneath. It tried to expand but stopped below pink box (top of some text is visible).

Please show a screenshot.

I also after logging in used Edit in Zone Editor/Details Tab/Actions-Edit, unchecked all permissions on both left and right zones but when I logged out they where still there.

There's no such thing as a left or right zone. I think you mean left or right panel. But there are no permissions in the zone editor relating to the panel, only the zone as a whole.

I cannot find a way to simply grant permissions and move these blocks in one hit. It seems that I have to go through all the different Admin tabs to achieve this. Am I wrong or am I missing something simple here?

For example most CMS installations you would simply click on a module and assign it to wherever with whatever permission.

Permissions in ocPortal are not about what parts of the interface show, it's about controlling access to resources, such as a page, or a category. One of our video tutorials goes over how to hide blocks for different usergroups. It's far more flexible anyway, as you can do far more than just hide or show a block.


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