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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

The database repair functionality is amazing. My database is heavily corrupted, and the developer offered to login and help out!

Ease of use

The database fix is straightforward, and gives you clear directions for everything. Very easy and worth the money.

Support

As mentioned before, the developer has been extremely responsive to my questions and even offered to login and take a look himself.

Value for money

Since Joomla doesn't have a built in fix, this is a must have if you have asset table issues.


Functionality

Amazing tool; asset table fixed with one click, other issues likewise. Saved hours of mind-blowing work in three or four clicks!

Ease of use

Perfect; really simple!

Documentation

Not read as it's all there after installation. Just follow the on-screen instructions.

Value for money

It's really inexpensive for the functionality and peace of mind.

I used this to: !. Repaired my assists table after PEBKAC issue :-)
2. Checking/setting access permissions

Functionality

I'm using this extension for a large school for which I needed to created several usergroups and permissions.

Ease of use

After wasting many hours digging around in the Joomla ACL settings I decided to buy this extension. Should have done that directly. ;-)

Support

Great support, I had a question and Sander responsed swiftly and to the point.

Documentation

Good documentation, there are also some nice tutorials around on YouTube.

Value for money

Top! Good decision to buy this extension.

I used this to: I use this extension for a large school, they are happy with it.

Functionality

First, Fix the messy Assets Table in Joomla. Second It render the Joomla labyrinth of permissions management SO MUCH EASIER !

Ease of use

Really Simple

Support

The Joomla way - Great!

Documentation

Not really necessary as the interface is really clear. Good Documentation.

Value for money

IF you need ACL, you need this… No more headache…

I used this to: I will use this extension on ALL my sites that need ACL from now!

Priceless


Posted on 02 June 2016
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

Support

Fast personal support via email. Easy to understand and well written!

Documentation

Good documentation. Also check Sanders YouTube tutorial at Cloud Access.net.

Value for money

Good price compared to the time saved.

I used this to: I used it to fix issues I couldn't resolve.

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.

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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