Attachment Restrictions

Apart from creating a page and adding restrictions to it, is there a way of restricting access to attachments within a page.

What I would like to do is have numerous attachments within a page, but restricted access to them so that different users can open different attachments, rather than creating separate pages and restricting access to the pages.

Is this possible?

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Thomas Schlegel Community Champion Jun 13, 2012

Hi Steve,

I don't think that this is possible out of the box. You can control the visibility of the links to the attachments with the visibility plugin (

With that, you have makros like "show-to" or "hide-from".

But beware of this: the makro just hides the link on the surface. It is no real security. If a user looks at the code of the page, he can see the link. The attachments are also not hidden, if a user is searching with some keywords.

Best regards


Thanks for the quick response.

I thought that may be the case. =( Oh well, I'll just have to create a few restricted child pages.



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