Last updated October 19, 2011. Created by xjm on October 18, 2011.
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Scenario

  • The website is a news site with news posted in several topics.
  • The published news content is available for all site users to read.
  • There are several topic editors who should be able to edit existing articles in their topics.

Taxonomy configuration

Create a "Topic" vocabulary at admin/structure/taxonomy. Add terms for each news topic.


Role configuration

Create a role for each topic. In this example, we will configure access for the Music editor. (You would repeat this for the other topics.)


Content type configuration

Add a "Topic" term reference field to the core article content type, using the "Topic" vocabulary.


TAC configuration

Anonymous user role

For the "Topic" vocabulary default, set:

  • View: Allow
  • Update: Ignore
  • Delete: Ignore
  • Create: Unchecked
  • List: Checked


Authenticated user role

Same configuration as the anonymous user role.

Music editor role

For the "Topic" vocabulary default, set:

  • View: Allow
  • Update: Allow
  • Delete: Ignore
  • Create: Unchecked
  • List: Checked

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