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December 02, 2010

Allowing User Roles to View Unpublished Content in Drupal

Intro: I have unpublished content that comes via CCK-built registration form and I want specific User Roles to be able to access (view) it but not edit it.

Problem: Only User Roles with "Administer Node" rights can access (view) unpublished content, but this also give them Edit rights. In this case, I don't want the people who are evaluating incoming applications to be able to edit the applications. This is more for their protection than anything else.

Solution:
1) Work something out with panels that evaluates the Author's Role and if that User Role = Applicant, then only allow the Authenticated (Acting) User to view the Node...........Actually, I don't think this will work...

which is why I went with this

2) The View Unpublished Module places an additional permissions section into admin/user/permissions that allows you to specify which roles can View unpublished content (on a per content type basis.)

Posted by kkwaiser at December 2, 2010 10:29 AM

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