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Introduction

Backend & Full Access Control, Frontend Access Control, Login Restriction, Access & Security, Site Access

ACL Manager is the award winning Joomla extension that will save you a lot of time managing and understanding the Joomla ACL system. Set the permissions easily via the clickable permission grid that provides a great single page overview of all ACL settings across your website.

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Discover & fix issues with your Joomla assets (permissions) table you may not even be aware of and even configure the backend access to 3rd party components without basic Joomla ACL support.

Clickable permission grid

The powerful clickable permission grid allows you to easily manage Joomla permissions of your website. The overview with clear icons helps you to understand the Joomla ACL system easily.

Understand Joomla ACL

Dozens of permission screens, nested User Groups, inherited permissions... It can be very confusing. Use ACL Manager and you will quickly understand the concept and power of Joomla ACL!

Fix issues with your assets table

The Joomla assets tables is often messed up by Joomla 1.5 to 2.5 migrations or 3rd party extensions. Easily detect and fix these asset issues in a few clicks via the diagnostic tool of ACL Manager.

Basic ACL support for any component

With ACL Manager you can set basic ACL permissions for any component. Even when the component does not support Joomla ACL by default. This allows you to set custom backend access to components for your users.

Enhanced Joomla ACL

A selection of powerful additional ACL features on top of the Joomla ACL system like: Permissions per Module, Show Editable Modules only, Show Editable Articles only and Permissions for the Category Manager.

Manage User Group permissions

Easily manage User Group permissions via the single page overview with all possible core & 3rd party permissions. The sidebar shows additional information about the group, like all assigned Users.

User permission overview

User in multiple User Groups with combined permissions of the assigned User Groups? No problem for the ACL Manager! See exactly which actions the selected User can & can't perform on the site.

Huge Time Saver

Managing the permissions settings for your entire website via a single screen, extended with practical information about the selected User or User Group will save you many hours. ACLManager is a real time saver!

Reset Permissions

Easy reset Joomla! permissions for User Groups. Revert the default Joomla! permissions or clear all current permissions.

Available in 28 languages

ACLManager is available in Afrikaans, Amharic, Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Farsi, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai & Ukrainian.


Functionality

Excellent! I use this on all my clients' sites to set up permission levels and areas, securely.

Ease of use

Very robust but much of it is intuitive, and what isn't is assisted by...

Support

Prompt, friendly and thorough support. Only a few hours of turnaround time every time I have had an issue!

Documentation

Not as much public documentation, but the support is so quick and helpful that I don't mind!

Value for money

Yes! Piece of mind is priceless!

I used this to: EVERY site I manage!

Functionality

More than great!

Ease of use

Really easy to use this extension!

Support

Great support! Each one of my questions were answered with a perfect answer

Documentation

Great! I didnt used it because the extension is really to use, it is self explanatory. But the documentation in the website is clear.

Value for money

It worths it!

I used this to: All of my websites where i need to control backend access for different kind of new administration user groups, native or custom ones.

Functionality

Does everything i need and more. With clients that i dont want to acces most extensions, this saves loads of time

Ease of use

Easy to set up. Gave a diagnostics warning, but ACL is able to solve it for you. Very easy to use

Support

None needed

Value for money

If i see how much time i already saved for one client by using ACL manager, the investment is already earned back. So perfect VfM

I used this to: Give clients acces to their websites, but easily set up their account to block and hide (yes, even hide, what a great additional function is that!) the modules, components and articles i don't want them to mess around with. You know how clients are, right?

Functionality

I use this extension on all the websites I build for my clients. Couldn't live without it!

Ease of use

ACL Manager is very easy to use and is very easy to install and set up.

Support

The support is amazing and Sander is very quick to reply if ever you need his guidance.

Documentation

Documentation is abundant although rarely needed as the extension is fairly straight forward to install and set up.

Value for money

Great value for money :)

I used this to: Every website I build for my clients. It's perfect and protects areas that need to be.

Love it


Posted on 27 November 2015
Functionality

Like it.

Ease of use

Very easy to use.

Support

Handy support.

Documentation
Value for money

Valuable.


Priceless!!!


Posted on 19 October 2015
Functionality

This got me through a very thorny 2.5-3.1 upgrade with flying colors

Ease of use

Couldn't be any easier

Support

didn't need it - that itself rates five stars!

Documentation

didn't need any!

Value for money

WELL WORTH IT

I used this to: Saving the day when Joomla and its spaghetti-mess of 3rd party modules fails yet another upgrade ordeal

Functionality

Makes managing permissions and repairing assets tables easy and intuitive. I am amazed at how useful this tool is when updated and migrating

Ease of use

Very easy to install and use. It's so simple to click to repair. It's actually fun!

Support

Fast personal support vie email is easy to understand and well written!

Documentation

I was easily able to find what I needed and follow directions to fix a problem.

Value for money

Excellent. Especially when you consider the level of support!

I used this to: Finding and correcting issues while updating a large number of 2.5 sites to Joomla 3.4. This extension allowed me to upgrade the existing sites without having to move the entire site.

Great time saver


Posted on 09 August 2015
Functionality

Not only is it great for its main purpose, to configure ACLs, it's a great repair tool for your assets table.

Ease of use

Very easy.

Support

Good support, but not many updates over the course of a year subscription.

Documentation

Didn't need it.

Value for money

Good value.

I used this to: This will save your life if you updated from Joomla 1.5 or 2.5 and need to repair your database.

Functionality

Works without issues on my Joomla/Jomsocial setup

Ease of use

Fast single click operation, very fast and produces readable and understandable results page

Support

Fast response to my initial enquiry, much faster than most developers I'm frequently dealing with.

Documentation

Supportive and to the point, with explanations that don't leave you feeling confused.

Value for money

Cheap as chips for all the time stress and money it'll save you in the long run.

I used this to: I use ACL Manager on my own Joomla site and would without hesitation recommend ACL Manager on all my clients websites.

Very reactive support


Posted on 07 July 2015
Functionality

A must have if you need to configure ACL easily.

Ease of use

Very easy to use as it is all about green and red marks.

Support

A very reactive support even if the bug I encountered was related to Joomla and my tempalte and not the extension itself.

Documentation
Value for money

Good price compared to the time saved if I had to work with the Joomla standard ACL

ACL Manager

Version:
2.4.7
Developer:
Sander Potjer
Last updated:
May 05 2016
Date added:
Nov 19 2014
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Paid download
Uses updater:
Includes:
Compatibility:
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