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Introduction

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

PWT ACL - formally known as ACL Manager - makes Joomla ACL easy to understand and manage. It provides a great overview of all Joomla ACL settings and will detect & fix issues with the Joomla assets table easily.

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Easily understand and manage Joomla ACL

Dozens of permission screens, nested groups, inherited permissions... The Joomla ACL system can be very confusing. By using PWT ACL you will quickly understand the concept and power of the permissions management in Joomla. It prevents you making mistakes and guide you to set up Joomla ACL permissions quickly.

Joomla user permission overview

Users assigned to several groups could become confusing in Joomla. The permissions are combined and settings are being overruled. No issue for PWT ACL! Open the user in PWT ACL and see exactly what actions are allowed and what actions are denied to the user on the site.

Diagnostics tool to fix asset table issues

PWT ACL comes with a powerful diagnostics tool that is able to detect and fix any issue related to the Joomla assets database tables. Issues are often caused by migrations and 3rd party extensions, resulting in conflicts and slower websites. The PWT ACL diagnostics will fix and rebuild the assets database table for you and any table that has relations with the assets table.

ACL support for any component

With PWT ACL you can set basic ACL permissions for any component. Even for 3rd party components that don't support Joomla ACL by default. This allows you to set custom backend access to components for your users.

On top of the Joomla core

PWT ACL does not use its own database tables. The entire extension is designed on top of the Joomla core and uses the core permissions system. So even if you remove PWT ACL your permission setup will remain in place.

Clear, revert, copy, import and export permissions

We provided several useful tools for you when configuring permissions for groups. Clear all permissions to start over or revert them to the default Joomla permissions. Copy permissions between groups and even export and import permissions between several Joomla sites. No need to set up the same permissions over and over again!

Wizard to set up group permissions

Use the PWT ACL wizard to quickly setup limited access for groups in the backend. Want to allow access to one or a few backend components? Use the wizard and configure the permissions within seconds for new or existing groups.

Show only the editable items

By default your users will be able to see for instance in the Joomla backend overview, but the can't click on the title to edit. With the enhanced ACL settings of PWT ACL, you can remove all items that a user can't edit from the list views for Articles, Contact and Modules. A user will only see the items they can edit.

CLI support for fixing asset issues

If you prefer to automate fixing the asset issues and rebuilding the assets table on a regular basis you can set up cronjobs. PWT ACL has two CLI scripts available, one for fixing asset issues and one for rebuilding the assets database table.

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

Better than advertised

Ease of use

This application is designed to solve complex problems, so it isn't 'easy,' but it IS intuitive.

Support

Not needed, but can't leave this at zero because...

Documentation

....excellent documentation (to say nothing of the intuituve UI) is the best kind of support

Value for money

Given that this saves valuable time when configuring sites that scale, I wouldn't consider not paying for it! Keep this team in business!

I used this to: Two large websites that have out of house contributors and an inhouse content team, each requiring access to a mind-boggling array of components, content items, and modules.

Functionality

Have had nesting problems in assets and other tables for several versions of Joomla now since upgrading from 1.5 ACL fixed it!

Ease of use

Asset reconstruction very easy to use, haven't had need of the user management yet

Documentation

Adequate documentation, coupled with support.

Value for money

Saved hours of time...

I used this to: Fixing DB issues in a mangled assets table and categories nesting after J upgrade. Superb support helped fix the DB issues...

Awesome ACL Manager


Posted on 23 November 2017
Functionality

Great Functionality

Ease of use

I found ACL very easy to use

Support

Support has been great

Documentation

well documentation

Value for money

saves me a lot of time

I used this to: Several projects

Functionality

Well built and works perfectly

Ease of use

One click fixed all my issues

Support

Had an issue due to unusual setup, which I anticipated. However, developer was very responsive and sent me a new version that worked great.

Value for money

Great price for a great tool


Functionality

I purchased the ACL MANAGER component and after installing and configuring it I understand how easy it is to manage and useful to use.

Ease of use

Great after sales service and great component.

Support

I had some problems with the categories and articles (25,000) immediately resolved by Sander Potjer.

Documentation

the documentation and the provision of written texts and videos on youtube

Value for money

the value of the component and the service is worth much more than the sum of the expense

I used this to: I use it to manage and facilitate the work of my collaborators

Functionality

Genial Joomla! Access Control List usage complexity reduction, providing very helpful insight, understanding and management of ACL aspects.

Ease of use

Couldn't be simpler.

Support

Simply great! Not only going far in helping to sort things out, but displaying a drive and desire to understand and resolve client problems.

Documentation

Clear, but hardly necessary. Provides helpful extra background articles on access related subjects.

Value for money

Excellent.

I used this to: Analysing access authorisation problems.

Functionality

It works very well...

Ease of use

Control panel is intuitive...

Support

I had what I thought to be an issue with ACL and Sander was able to troubleshoot it and it was not even related to ACL! Great customer care.

Documentation
Value for money

Great value

I used this to: Multi department hospital website with partitioned access levels by dept.

simply GREAT


Posted on 08 July 2017
Functionality

Makes managing and repairing joomla's ACL as easy as possible

Ease of use

Easy - nothing more to say

Support

Frindly, fast - realy TOP support

Documentation

I do not need any documentation. For myself it was self-explanatory

Value for money

If you juggel with Joomla ACL this extension is not a 'nice to have' it's a 'must have'.
Its worth every cent I spend.

I used this to: My community page. Therefore managing of rights is an important part.

Just excellent!


Posted on 02 May 2017
Functionality

Used it for years and works as expected. Great support.

Ease of use

Interface is very intuitive!

Support
Documentation
Value for money

Worth the price.


Functionality
Ease of use

The real reason for its use: The ease of it...

Value for money

Perfect. As little as it is, it is well spent. Saved me a lot of time

I used this to: All of my Joomla websites.
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ACL Manager

Version:
3.2.0
Developer:
PWT Extensions
Last updated:
Oct 01 2018
Date added:
Nov 19 2014
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Paid download
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