Chapter 11. Managing Users

In this chapter we will cover:

  • Creating new user accounts
  • Managing user roles
  • Setting up a new user notification
  • Adding a biography field to the user profile
  • Building a grid view of profile pictures


Administrating any CMS-based website inevitably requires a degree of involvement with user management. In this chapter, we will cover the various topics related to managing users, starting with a recipe on Creating new user accounts, and then Managing user roles, where we see how to create new user roles with bespoke permissions, and assign users to that role.

In the recipe Setting up a new user notification, we will see how to use Drupal's Trigger and Action functionality to send a notification to administrator users ...

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