A few weeks ago I wrote a short how-to on allowing various roles to view unpublished content without having the 'administer nodes' permission in Drupal 5...
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A couple weeks ago we received a call from a client who was having problems giving content editors access to nodes which were in the unpublished state.
Last Thursday evening we had the pleasure of hosting the Denver/Boulder Drupal Users Group (DBUG)
Website owners and managers need a simple way to edit the text within their websites. They need to add headings, make bold text, bulleted lists, and so forth. It's a fundamental need in Content Management implementations, and perhaps the most used feature of any CMS.
In spite of this, the solutions widely available today are horrible.
Two years ago we began working with Drupal. Before then, our content management implementations were dominated by our own PHP/MySQL-based CMS, which itself was the result of several years of development, revision, and rewriting. Since we began working with Drupal two years ago, we haven't launched a single project using our own CMS. And we never will again.