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I want to create an app. The key part of this is the authenticate and deliver specific content based on tiered permission levels. The CMS for handling and delivering the content will also be a core part of the project.

Hierarchy is as below:

1. Country

2. County

3. Location

4. Village

5. Group

6. User

So the user logged in should only get articles (or whatever content is there) related to the group he is a part of. Basically authentication is needed in the app.

Would it be possible to create a module (and the APIs) using ProcessWire for this purpose? Is there any module available as per my requirements?

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Hey, ROBINJAIN! Welcome here, whatever country, county, location or village you're from :).

A user in PW is a page (almost) like any other. You can extend this page with custom fields and then retrieve the values of those fields (via $user API variable) at runtime and use them to determine, what content to show to specific user. Hope I got your question right. If not, please feel free to ask again.

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