Changing Roles of Members

Changing a Member's Role

To change a members role:

1. Go to the Members & Roles link in the Control Panel. 

member roles area of the control panel

2. Click the "edit" link to the right of the person whose role you want to edit

Edit link

3. Select the new role by selecting one of the radio button options

user role

4. Click Save.

Email Notifications After Making Role Change

When changing the role of a member, the member will receive the following message via email. Note: The bracketed information will be related to your site information:

"SUBJECT: Your role on the [website URL] website has changed

Hi [first name],

[site owner] has changed your role to [user role] on the website [website URL]. If you feel this was in error or have any questions, please contact them at [site owner email address].

The OpenScholar Team"

Updated: 23Jan18