Intranet

Allowing only some employee Groups to access your WordPress intranet

Many customers use our Google Apps Login Enterprise version to restrict access to their WordPress intranet so that, not only is it inaccessible to non-employees, but certain groups of employees should have different WordPress roles, and perhaps some employees should not have access at all.
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WordPress Intranets – Part 6: Extending for Google Apps

This is the final part in our blog series talking you through setting up a typical corporate intranet using WordPress. See earlier parts: 1 – Introduction, 2 – Privacy, 3 – Accessibility, 4 – User Management, or 5 – Extra Functionality if you missed them.

This article is written for organizations who are using Google Apps to manage their email, and perhaps calendars and documents too. In this situation, where users already understand and use their Google accounts, it is important for Google functionality to be integrated deep into your intranet. Otherwise, you are missing out on an opportunity for your intranet to be embraced quickly and enthusiastically by your employees.

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WordPress Intranets – Part 5: Extra Functionality

This is the fifth part in our blog series talking you through setting up a typical corporate intranet using WordPress. See earlier parts: 1 – Introduction, 2 – Privacy, 3 – Accessibility, or 4 – User Management if you missed them.

In this article we will point you in the direction of a few plugins to add further functionality to your intranet. We won’t go into detail, but suggest some things to try out – you will have a better idea how you want your intranet to actually be used, so do some experimenting to see what can be achieved!

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WordPress Intranets – Part 4: User Management

This is the fourth part in our blog series talking you through setting up a typical corporate intranet using WordPress. See Part 1, Part 2, or Part 3 if you missed them.

So far we have covered how to keep unwanted visitors out, and also how to ensure your employees’ accounts allow them to access everything they should – presuming they have an account they can log into in the first place! This article covers some possible ways to create user accounts for all your employees, and make sure those accounts are closed when employees leave or change roles.

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WordPress Intranets – Part 3: Accessibility

This is the third part in our blog series talking you through setting up a typical corporate intranet using WordPress. See Part 1 or Part 2 if you missed them.

Last time we showed how to make sure unwanted visitors cannot access your private intranet. In this article we will talk through ways to make sure that once authorized users (perhaps employees) do have login details, they can edit and view the content they are supposed to. (more…)

WordPress Intranets – Part 2: Privacy

This is the second part in our blog series talking you through setting up a typical corporate intranet using WordPress. See our introductory Part 1 if you missed it.

As we explained, you can host your WordPress intranet on any webserver, just as though you were building a public-facing website. This article covers how to configure your intranet WordPress installation so that it will not be accessible to unauthorized visitors on the web. You only want employees, who will be given their own accounts to login, to be able to view or edit the information. (more…)

WordPress Intranets – Part 1: Introduction

Many organizations use our Google Apps Login plugin to securely protect a WordPress-based intranet – often a ‘multisite’ installation, making it easy to set up separate spaces for different teams to share information amongst themselves or with the rest of the organization.

WordPress is a great platform for your intranet – the only problem is that by default it is set up to power a public-facing site. So you need to choose your configuration, including a few third-party plugins, to protect your sensitive information from outsiders while making sure that it is easily available to relevant employees.

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