Tutorials – Learning Composr

Access control and privileges Go to tutorial

A detailed explanation of how you can configure permissions, how to test them, and how to manage them.
by Philip
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Novice

Advanced access control Go to tutorial

Advanced permission management within Composr, for power-users.
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

An Introduction to Composr Go to tutorial

In this first Composr tutorial of mine I give a brief overview of Composr.
by Steve
1st March 2013
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Novice

Anti-spam settings Go to tutorial

Tools and techniques for preventing spam in Composr.
by Chris
1st December 2014
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Creating a Hidden Members Zone in Composr Go to tutorial

It's quite common for community sites to have a hidden member's area of the site where you can post private updates or information relating to things you don't want guests to see.
by Steve
Tags: Security, Members
1st February 2014
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Novice

Dealing with annoying users Go to tutorial

Little tricks: changing their permissions via usergroups, mandating prior post approval, and how to ban them.
by Chris
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Novice

Editing Site-Wide Privileges in Composr Go to tutorial

When you are creating a new usergroup you will usually want to customise the permissions for all of the members within. This tutorial explains how privileges work.
by Steve
1st April 2014
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Novice

Integrating Composr into a corporate network via LDAP Go to tutorial

How to integrate Composr into a corporate network via LDAP (OpenLDAP, or Microsoft Active Directory).
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Integrating Composr into a network via HTTP authentication Go to tutorial

Sometimes, for integration reasons, you want users to login in to Composr via HTTP authentication. We show you how.
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Keeping Track of a busy Composr Site Go to tutorial

This tutorial covers some regular and irregular maintenance tasks you'll want to perform.
by Steve
1st August 2014
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Novice

ModSecurity Go to tutorial

Explanation of how to configure ModSecurity for Composr.
by temp1024
1st May 2015
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Regular

Security Go to tutorial

Details and guidance on the advanced security protections available in Composr.
by Chris
Tags: Security
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Security in Composr Go to tutorial

The inbuilt security of Composr is one of its strongest features. This ranges from many inbuilt features to the close integration of features using the same very high coding standards.
by Steve
1st September 2013
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Novice

Stopping Spammers in Composr Go to tutorial

One thing every website has to contend with eventually will be stopping spammers from making your user's life a misery. This tutorial goes over some features within Composr.
by Steve
1st April 2014
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Novice

SU and the if_in_group tag Go to tutorial

How to switch users under your admin login, and how to customise page contents based on usergroup membership.
2nd January 2015
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Novice

Using IP addresses to trace users Go to tutorial

If you find a hacker, you may want to try and trace them back to a real world source. We introduce you to your toolkit.
by Chris
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Regular

Using the if_in_group in Composr Go to tutorial

We give an example of showing different content to different usergroups.
by Steve
Tags: Content, Security
1st February 2014
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Novice

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