The Permission Menu allows you to configure category permissions for user-defined groups in run-time.

This feature alleviates the need to go into the userview builder to manually adjust for every category.


Figure 1: Permission Menu in Userview

Figure 2: Configuring permission - Add User - Permission Menu in Userview

Figure 3: Permission Menu Properties

Custom ID

Item link slug. Optional field.

Unique field

Value defined here must be unique to the rest of the Userview Menus as the first matching name will be called upon.

LabelMenu label. Mandatory field.
Page TitlePage title on Permission Menu page.
Permission Key

Id to match against userview categories.

See Figure 3 & 7 for reference.

Permission LabelPermission list name. See Figure 1 & 3 for reference.

Group label. Category to group similar permission labels under.

See Figure 1 & 3 for reference.

Optional Field.

Enable Refined Controls?

Allows administrators to implement intricate user permission configurations per group.

Using LDAP / External Directory Manager?

If you are using external directory manager such as the LDAP Directory Manager, you must enable this option to use this Manage Permission menu.

Important Note

Once this feature is enabled, only users with administrative access can manage the permission.

As opposed to Figure 2, when configuring permission, you will be brought to the following screen for finer permission control.

Figure 4: Enabled Refined Controls

How to use this permission plugin in a userview category

In the userview category that you wish to manage its permission via this plugin, edit the category's permission as shown in figure 5.

Figure 5: Adding permission to an userview category

Figure 6: Change "Permission Type" to grant permission to Permission Menu

Figure 7: Assigning "Permission Key" to Category to match against in Permission Menu

After setting up the Permission Menu, remember to configure all the respective userview categories.

Note that, multiple categories can use the same permission key. Setting up as such will grant multiple categories to a permission group.




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