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In Drupal 7, how do I let the users with a specific role add new articles?

I logged in as administrator, set the permission for the role to allow creating and editing nodes that are articles.
When I login with a user with the role, for example, "NewRole," I do not see any control or dashboard that allows me to create new articles.

How do I start adding new articles as this new user?

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You probably don't have the Navigation menu enabled/placed in a region, or have any other links to direct a user to the Create Content page.

As an administrator, either enable that menu or create a link to "node/add" (to allow the users to see all the content types for which they can create a node); you can also add a link to "node/add/article" in another menu or in your theme.

To allow a user to see the administration toolbar, they must have a role that has the permission to use the administration toolbar. See below:

screenshot

  • awesome....so for ANY user, you can go to http://mysite.com/node/add to add any content type. THANK YOU! – John Jul 14 '11 at 17:51
  • Yes, any user that goes to example.com/node/add will see all the content types they can create in a list, then click on a link and see the node form. – Laxman13 Jul 14 '11 at 19:33
  • I followed this but still get "Error The website encountered an unexpected error. Please try again later." when the user follows link – Sam Jul 2 '15 at 23:46
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You must set the right permission! Now i give to you a screenshot enter image description here

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If you set the permission for example as the screenshot the user will modify article type content.

  • Sorry, see the Laxman13's response, i dont read well your answer – gbwebservice Jul 14 '11 at 17:46
  • Hey Giovanni, I tried your settings and the black Admin Dashboard still doesn't show up for users with MyRole – John Jul 14 '11 at 19:20
  • @John if you mean the toolbar across the top that has administrative links, in order for a user to see it, they must have a role that has the permission "Use the administration toolbar". See the edit in my answer for the picture example – Laxman13 Jul 14 '11 at 19:45

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