[TYPO3-english] BE users access ?

Erik Svendsen erik at linnearad.no
Wed May 20 17:43:49 CEST 2009

Kenneth Larsen skrev:
> Hi,
> This is a re-post of a unsolved topic found in the Mediatech.net Forum -
> because now im having exactly the same problem:
> **
> *I am trying to figure out a way to allow non-administrative (BE) users
> access to use the Web>Template module. When I create a user group and try to
> use the "Include Access Lists," which expands to allow for selection of
> modules and modify/listing tables, page types, etc, Web>Template does not
> appear in the modules list. It also does not show up in the module list for
> individual users.
> The problem with giving admin access (which does include the Web>Template
> module) is that now the user has too much access, including extensions and
> user admin.
> *I am using TYPO3 4.2.6,
> • Is there something I can add in TSConfig to enable the Template module for
> non-admins?

You should never give non-admins access to the Template module, as said 
in some of the other answers. Besides the possibility to include 
php-script in TSsetup, they even have the possibility to break the whole 

> • Any other solutions to tweak BE users access ?
> Thanks!
> Kenneth

The extension ConstantEditor (constant_editor) gives the possibility to 
give BE-users with no admin rights access to Constants in the Template.

Used together with a simple selfmade extension, only with constant and 
setup it's possible to finetune what the user can change.

Look at some of the starter extensions, there you will see different 



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