Video Tutorial: Understanding MODx Revolution Security

Screencast by Shaun McCormick

A tutorial on the MODx Revolution security system. Covers User Groups, Roles, Authority, ACLs, Context Access, Resource Access, Element Category Access, and more.

It demonstrates by applying concepts to the MODx Sample Site to:

  • Restrict RSS feed to Directors and up
  • Restrict Blog to Staff only
  • Create a 'secure' context for Directors and up only
  • Restrict some element categories to administrators only

If you don't know where to get MODx Sample Site, please goto System -> Package Management, from here you can download the MODx Sample Site package and install it.