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Problem with Show Region

Thread began 12/20/2012 3:37 pm by Sally | Last modified 12/20/2012 6:31 pm by Jason Byrnes | 475 views | 3 replies |


Problem with Show Region

I have a security table set up where GroupID 1 is User, 2 is Superuser and 3 is Admin. I've been using this with SA's Show Region without problems.

On one page I am trying to use a rule that says to show an Admin Sermons region if <?php echo $_SESSION['UserGroupID']; ?> >= 2 In other words, I want it to show if the user is a Superuser or Admin.

But for some reason, when I add it to the div it removes the content if it's a Superuser signed in. It shows it if a User or Admin are signed in.

Also, there's a rule applied to a Menu div called If Not Superuser which is supposed to prevent that div from showing if it is the Superuser. It does prevent the content, but not the <p> that says Menu, even though rule is before that in the code.

I've attached the files. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

are you sure the userlevels are being set as you expect?

add the following code to your page just before the </body> tag:
<?php var_dump($_SESSION); ?>

this will show the contents of the session variables.

I suspect the user you are testing with has the userlevel set to 2 when it should be set to 1,

for the menu issue, you have a paragraph at line 105:
<p class="infopost">Menu</p>

outside the access rules, this is probably the cause of the menu you are seeing.

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Jason, you rock!

I knew this used to work, so I couldn't figure out what happened. Your script showed that the security group ID was 0. I don't even have a zero! But sure enough, back in the database it was set to zero. hmmm.

I tracked it down to a page where they can update their registration info. Even though they did not have access to the user GroupID field, it was setting it to 0 in the database whenever they updated their info.

All better now - thanks too for catching the menu duplication.

WebAssist software is great, but it doesn't stop dumb user errors. Thanks so much for the great support!

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

No worries, glad to hear you found the problem.

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