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Instant Lift Web Applications How-to by Torsten Uhlmann

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Managing page access (Simple)

I know, security. As a developer you want to create great content and not have to worry about bad people who try to break into your creations.

One part of securing your application is to restrict access to the different parts of your website depending on who's standing at the door. You want to have the home page open for everyone, yet your application's functionality should only be available to registered users, and some additional admin functionality should only be accessible by very few people.

Lift offers a built-in security gateway called SiteMap. You don't need to check access on every page but rather define who can do what in one central place. In the Saying hello to Lift boot (Simple) recipe when we discussed ...

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