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4.1.3 - Page Privacy

Applies to:
MindTouch (current)
Role required:
N/A
Determine if a page can be viewed by the public or requires special page permissions.
Use the Restrict Access page to configure how users can view, find, and edit pages.

From the MindTouch toolbar, select Options > Restrict Access.

A new page automatically inherits the Restrict Access settings of its parent page.

Page-level permissions for a role with Edit privileges only apply to Pro Members.

If Site Privacy is Public, then Public and Semi-Public pages appear in XML sitemap.

Page Privacy

Public

Everyone can view or find, must assign page-level or Control Panel role to be able to edit. Higher-level Control Panel role supersedes page-level role.

  • View - all visitors can view page if they follow the direct link
  • Find - all visitors can find page via MindTouch search and navigation, search engines can index page if Site Privacy is Public
  • Edit - Pro Members assigned Control Panel or page-level role can edit
    • Draft Contributor can edit drafts
    • Author role or higher can edit drafts or live page

Semi-Public

Everyone can view or find, must assign page-level role to be able to edit.

  • View - all visitors can view page if they follow the direct link
  • Find - all visitors can find page via MindTouch search and navigation, search engines can index page if Site Privacy is Public
  • Edit - Pro Members assigned page-level role can edit
    • Draft Contributor can create or edit drafts
    • Author role or higher can edit drafts or live page

Semi-Private

Everyone can view, must assign page-level role to be able to find or edit.

  • View - all visitors can view page if they follow the direct link
  • Find - users or groups assigned page-level role of Viewer or higher can find page via MindTouch search and navigation, search engines cannot index page
  • Edit - Pro Members assigned page-level role can edit
    • Draft Contributor can create or edit drafts
    • Author role or higher can create or edit drafts or live pages

Links to pages with Semi-Private setting no longer appear in the Page Footer Navigation area as of Release 2019-05-09.

Private

Must assign page-level role to be able to view, find, or edit.

  • View - users or groups assigned page-level role of Viewer or higher can view page
  • Find - users or groups assigned page-level role of Viewer or higher can find page via MindTouch search and navigation, search engines cannot index page
  • Edit - Pro Members assigned page-level role can edit
    • Draft Contributor or higher can create or edit drafts
    • Author role or higher can edit drafts or live page

Page-Level Permissions

See Pro Member roles and permissions for a list of permissions for each role. 

If Page Privacy is set to Public, then Control Panel role applies and you can assign page-level roles for additional users or groups to be able to edit.

If Page Privacy is set to Semi-Public, then assign a page-level role for users or groups to be able to edit.

If Page Privacy is set to Semi-Private, then assign a page-level role for users or groups to be able to find or edit.

If Page Privacy is set to Private, then assign a page-level role for users or groups to be able to view, find, or edit.

Apply changes to subpages

To modify the settings for a whole section, modify Restrict Access settings for the parent page and select Apply changes to all subpages. Options include:

  • Keep existing permissions on subpages and add the difference of changes (safer)
  • Overwrite all permissions on subpages to the settings on this page

 


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