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Selling Online with Drupal e-Commerce: Walk through the creation of an online store with Drupal’s e-Commerce module by Michael Peacock

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Users, Roles, and Permissions

Firstly, let’s take a look at how users, roles, and permissions work in Drupal; then we will use this knowledge to set up our website for customers and staff members. These settings can be found in the Administer section of Drupal, listed under User management:

Roles and Permissions

On their own, users have no permissions; instead permissions are grouped into Roles, which are then assigned to users. All registered users who log in, automatically receive permissions from the authenticated user role (which is available by default) combined with additional roles that we decide to assign to them; users who are not ...

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