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Caution: This documentation is for eZ Publish legacy, from version 3.x to 5.x.
For 5.x documentation covering Platform see eZ Documentation Center, for difference between legacy and Platform see 5.x Architecture overview.

Language-based permissions

The "create" and "edit" functions of the "content" module support limitation on the language level. For example, it is possible to configure the system so that a group of users are allowed to create and translate objects using English and Norwegian while another group of users are only allowed to translate existing content into French. The "read" function does not support limitation on the language level and thus all translations of an object can be viewed by users who have read access to it.

Content/create

The "language" limitation of the "create" function controls which languages are allowed to be used when objects are created. The following screenshot shows the edit interface for a policy that only allows the creation of French articles within the standard section.

Limited Language Policy

Limited Language Policy

Content/edit

The "language" limitation of the "edit" function controls which translations of objects that can be edited. It also controls which translations that can be added to objects. The following screenshot shows the edit interface of a policy that only allows editing French content (articles) or adding a French translation to existing articles.

Editing Limited Language

Editing Limited Language

Combined with the "content/read" function (which does not support any language limitations), the policy used in the example above will provide a configuration that allows any article to be translated from any language to French. The combination is shown in the following screenshot. Note that users who only do translation work do not need to have access to the "create" function of the "content" module.

Translator Example

Translator Example

Geir Arne Waaler (30/11/2010 9:52 am)

Andrea Melo (12/11/2012 12:26 pm)

Geir Arne Waaler, Andrea Melo


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