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Practical Plone 3: A Beginner's Guide to Building Powerful Websites by Clayton Parker, Alex Clark

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Chapter 9. Manage Approvals and Other Workflow for my Content

One of Plone's greatest strengths is its advanced workflow system. Workflows control access to and operations on content objects in Plone. You can use workflows to control who can see a page, who can modify an image, who can create an event, and who can see the contents of a given folder.

You can also define review processes for your content objects, giving various groups of users different levels of access to your content objects, depending on where the object is in the review process. For example, using one of Plone's stock workflows, you can require that after a user creates a page, the page is reviewed before it is available to the public.

In this chapter, Matt Bowen will teach you ...

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