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MODx Web Development by Antano Solar John

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Post moderation

It will be helpful if we can delegate the role of moderating blogs to someone else. The user must only be able to manipulate the resources (Edit or Delete) from the Manager interface, and should not be able to perform any other activity. There are two points to note here:

  • Able to manipulate resources from the Manager interface—must be a Manager user type
  • Not able to perform any other activity—create a custom role only for manipulating resources

Creating a role

Let us create a role called Blog Moderators who can only edit resources.

  1. Click on the Roles menu item of the Security menu.
  2. Click on Create/edit role and fill in the following information:

    Field Name

    Field Value

    Role name

    Blog Moderators

    Description

    Role type that allows only ...

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