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Building Websites with DotNetNuke 5 by Ian Lackey, Michael Washington

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Understanding DotNetNuke roles and role groups

We just discussed how to add a user to your site. But are all users created equal? To understand how users are allowed to interact with the portal, we will need to take a look at what a role is and how it factors into the portal. There are plenty of real-world examples of roles we can look at. A police station, for example, can have sergeants, patrol cops, and detectives, and with each position come different responsibilities and privileges. In a police station, there are multiple people filling those positions (roles) with each of those belonging to the same position (role) sharing the same set of responsibilities and privileges.

Roles in our portal work the same way. Roles are set up to divide the ...

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