How to manage users and create pages in Concrete5

This tutorial is broken into two sections: how to manage users in Concrete5 and how to create pages in Concrete5.

 

Further reading:

Concrete5 configuration Tutorial

Concrete5 installation tutorial

How to install addons and themes in Concrete5

 

How to manage users in Concrete5

 

It is important to learn how to manage the users on your website. This allows you to keep up with the audience that is reviewing your website. In Concrete5, this process is quite easy and it is one of the core features of the product.

To manage the users on your website and their details, you first need to access the Dashboard of your Concrete5 website.

To fully manage your userbase in Concrete5, follow the steps below:

 

Add new Users

To add a user on your Concrete5 website, you need to locate the Members section on the Dashboard and click on Add User.

Enter the following details:

  • Username - Enter the username of the new user on your website.
  • Password - Enter a password for it.
  • Email address - Set the email address for the new user on your website.
  • Language - Choose a language for the new user.
  • Registration Data - Choose if the user will receive notifications from your website via email.
  • Groups - Add the user to a certain user group.

When ready, simply click on the Add button below. The system will create the new user automatically for you.

 

Further reading:

Concrete5 configuration Tutorial

Concrete5 installation tutorial
 
 

Edit Users

 

To edit a user on your Concrete5 website, you need to access the Dashboard again and locate the Members section. Click on the Search Users button in the section.

Click on the user that you wish to edit. Note that you can filter the users on your website to find the one you need easily.

Click on the option that you wish to edit and add the new value for it.

 

Delete Users

To delete a user on your website, you need to follow the same steps as when you edit users. Locate the actual user that you wish to remove and click on the Delete button at the top-right corner of the screen.

 

Further reading:

Concrete5 configuration Tutorial

Concrete5 installation tutorial
 
 

How to create a new page in Concrete5

 

In the current tutorial, we will review how to create a new page on your Concrete5 website. The process is straight-forward it is important for the management of content on your website.

To create a new page on your website, you need to access your website as administrator. Navigate to the Add Pages button from the top menu and then select the type of page that you wish to create. In our case, we will create a new Empty Page.

The new page will be created for you. You will be able to review the blocks available on it and you can edit them the way you want.

If you wish to add a block to the page, you simply need to click on the "Add Content to the Page" button at the top.

 

Further reading:

Concrete5 configuration Tutorial

Concrete5 installation tutorial
 

 

About Concrete5

Concrete5 is a free, open-source application. It is designed as a CMS (Content Management System) platform and allows you to build just about any type of a website that you may need. You can use Concrete5 for a social network, a blog or even a forum of people sharing similar interests.

Concrete5 is a well-established application, being active for a few years now. It has a strong community of people, dedicated to helping others using the script. Whenever you need assistance, you will always be able to find such in the community section of Concrete5.

To assist with that, we have also designed a set of tutorials that follow a number of the Concrete5 features. Following our tutorials, you will be able to build up your website from scratch and without any development knowledge as well.

System Requirements

The system requirements of Concrete5 are standard and not an issue for a shared hosting plans.

  • Apache 2.0+
  • PHP version 5.2.4+, PHP 5.3+ (recommended)
  • MySQL version 5.x
  • JavaScript

 

Useful Resources

 

There are multiple places, where you can find information on how to use Concrete5. You can start by reviewing the ones we prepared for you:

Useful links:

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