Having used Tridion for nearly a decade, I’ve wrestled with the best way to tackle permissions several times. In our case, with our CMS containing over 250,000 pieces of content, controlling access is critical. The approach documented here works well. It’s powerful, easy to understand and quick to roll out.
A few months ago I gave the following presentation inside the RSPB. I thought it might be useful as a primer on Tridion so I’ve posted it here.
Just a quick tip – when trying to connect to a Tridion Content Manager with Dreamweaver, Windows Integrated Authentication simply will not work – even if you can connect fine through Windows Explorer. Basic Authentication is the way to go. Hope this saves someone some head scratching.
This is something I’ve wanted to do since we first started using Tridion at the RSPB – proper field validation. Turns out it’s ridiculously easy but I have never seen it in any Tridion documentation. Chris Van Leeuwen blogged about it back in March 2009. In your Schema, click on the Source tab and locate [...]
Tridion allows your authors to add as many Components to each Page of your website as they like, in any order, using any combination of the templates you provide. For example: Article teaser Article teaser Download with thumbnail Download with thumbnail Download with thumbnail This represents a page containing five Components using two ComponentTemplates. There [...]