Member Roles

Take a short few minutes to watch this video for the quickest way to become familiar with Site Memberships and OpenScholar Accounts.

For more information, you can read the written documentation below.


 

The Members & Roles section of the Control Panel allows you to invite others to become members of your site so that they may help you maintain the site.

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Default Member Roles

As the Site Owner of the website, you have full access to the admin toolbar, have the ability to delete sites, and have the authority to add and remove users from the site as well as transfer site ownership. For more details about the site owner visit the Site Ownership page

As an Administrator of the site you are able to add/edit/delete any posts created by you or other members, and change any site configurations. As Administrator you have full access to the admin toolbar and can change the layout of the page, create taxonomies, alter the menu, add new users, etc.

As a Content Editor of the site you have limited access to the control panel. You are able to add and edit posts created by you or other members, but do not have the authority to add widgets or change site configurations such as changing the theming or creating taxonomy.

As a Basic Member of the site you have limited access to the control panel and may only add new posts and edit posts only you have created. As a basic member you do not have the authority to edit any posts created by someone else. You also cannot add or edit widgets, or change site configurations such as enabling apps or changing the primary menu.

As a Viewer of the site you have read-only access to private sites and private apps. You do not have any authority to make any changes to the website.

Updated: 24July18

General Permissions:

  • Allow the user to change the theme.
  • Administer vocabularies and terms
  • Edit terms in group
  • Delete terms in group
  • Administer widgets
  • Edit existing widgets.
  • Add files to system.
  • Add rich media like youtube videos to system.
  • Edit files and rich media.
  • Delete files and rich media from system.
  • Grant access to the redirect field.
  • Grant access to overview content page.
  • Grant access to overview files page.
  • Grant access to overview comments page.

Posts Permissions:

  • Create post content
  • Edit own post content
  • Edit any post content
  • Delete own post content
  • Delete any post content

 

 

 

 

 

 

Control Panel View:

admin role

 

 

 

    General Permissions:

    • Edit existing widgets.
    • Add files to system.
    • Add rich media like youtube videos to system.
    • Edit files and rich media.
    • Delete files and rich media from system.
    • Grant access to the redirect field.
    • Grant access to overview content page.
    • Grant access to overview files page.
    • Grant access to overview comments page.

    Posts Permissions:

    • Create post content
    • Edit own post content
    • Edit any post content
    • Delete own post content

     

     

     

    Control Panel View:

    content editor role

      General Permissions:

      • Add files to system.
      • Add rich media like youtube videos to system.
      • Edit files and rich media.
      • Delete files and rich media from system.

       

       

      Posts Permissions:

      • Create post content
      • Edit own post content
      • Delete own post content

       

       

       

      Control Panel View:

      basic member role

        General Permissions:

        • Allow the user to change the theme.
        • Administer vocabularies and terms
        • Edit terms in group
        • Delete terms in group
        • Administer widgets
        • Edit existing widgets.
        • Add files to system.
        • Add rich media like youtube videos to system.
        • Edit files and rich media.
        • Delete files and rich media from system.
        • Grant access to the redirect field.
        • Grant access to overview content page.
        • Grant access to overview files page.
        • Grant access to overview comments page.

        Posts Permissions:

        • Create post content
        • Edit own post content
        • Edit any post content
        • Delete own post content
        • Delete any post content

         

         

         

         

         

         

        Control Panel View:

        owner role

         

         

        Updated: 16July18

        No general permissions or posts permissions given. A Viewer may have read-only access to private sites and private apps.

        Control Panel View:

        viewer role