Create pages requiring University CAS log in

How to enable the app

From the Admin toolbar, select Apps

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Click on the PWDS Access Control app, then click Enable App.

Timeline enable button

Once the app is enabled, this feature will be available only on basic pages.

Under the publishing options of the page, check the privacy options checkbox. (You will need to be logged in to see the page, otherwise, you will see the "access denied" page.)

If a link is added to a menu, it will not be visible unless the user is logged in.

Content editors can add links in the body or in any other text area, but the best way to link to one of these pages (so that users will go to the page after logging in) is to use a relative link to the CAS login, with a parameter that indicates the desired destination:


If the private page is linked to in a normal fashion, the user will see the "access denied" page, will go to log in, will land on their account page, and will have to navigate back to the starting point in order to see the private page.

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