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dml311071
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Cannot see edit options on Helix 3 site - frontend blog users

Post by dml311071 » Sun May 19, 2019 4:11 pm

PHP 7.2
Joomla 3.9.6
Helix3 and SPPB Free

Hi,

I have been battling with a blog problem for some days now and after trying k2 (too heavy) and socialconnect I am stuck on how to allow the front end users of my joomla site to login and edit/add blog entries on the front end using the Helix 3 media tabs and text content.
After scouring google no luck, cannot get support from Helix as this site uses the free version and their documentation does not show how to set up the frontend system so that the add article option it is visible.

I have the site set up to allow front end content
Can you use the regular Joomla login? and how do you make the edit menu appear to registered users. I have 5 categories set up with frontend user access and cannot see any edit ribbon or option with the helix 3 tabs.
Must be missing something obvious....

Sorry to ask but it is driving me nuts!

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Re: Cannot see edit options on Helix 3 site - frontend blog users

Post by CyrusXxX » Mon May 20, 2019 7:36 am

Hello, dml311071
Create a menu item called "Create new article" of type "Articles » Article / Form".

Also do not forget to set ACL for users who you want to allow to Publishers as ordinary Registered user group does not have necessary permissions to add/create articles.
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Re: Cannot see edit options on Helix 3 site - frontend blog users

Post by dml311071 » Mon May 20, 2019 12:08 pm

Thanks Cyrus,

I shall try that, you are intuitively correct that I had users default to registered. I'll let you know

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Re: Cannot see edit options on Helix 3 site - frontend blog users

Post by dml311071 » Mon May 20, 2019 12:35 pm

Success!

Many thanks Cyrus, I can use this without needing bulky blog extensions now. The built in functions should be enough.


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