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Preview page without EPiServer CMS Editor rights


Hi guys

We have currently a setup where we allow users to preview a page without it being published with all its assets that are stored in ContentAssetFolder.

The issue is currently that we can do a preview, but only if we access to the EPiServer CMS UI as an editor.

So I have a million Monopoly dollar question:

How can we grant access to the users that are authorized access to the page, but shouldn't have access to the EPiServer CMS UI?

Best regards


Oct 29, 2018 10:58

I assume you are using MVC. If so then you can register a filter provider that removes the access check for certain request (that is done by AuthorizeContentAttribute). You can see an example in ProjectFilterProvider in

Oct 29, 2018 11:06

Thanks Johan, will try and get back with the result. ;)

Oct 29, 2018 11:10

Hi Miso

There is also a Nuget package which does this for you: 

Project site:


Oct 29, 2018 12:32
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