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New Feature in DNN 4.5.5 - 'Control Panel Security' setting

There has been a fair amount of discussion in the forums regarding the visibility of the View/Edit mode of the DNN Control Panel. I believe the new 'Control Panel Security' option in DNN 4.5.5 solves this concern nicely, by giving the Administrator the option of choosing how users experience this feature.

The 'Control Panel Security' setting is a new option in DNN 4.5.5 located under Site Settings > Usability Settings. It enables the Administrator to choose who can view the Edit/View Mode section of the control panel by either restricting it to Page Editors only, or by setting it to be visible to both Page Editors and Module Editors.

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