Adding a User to a Role

How to add a user to a role or change a user's role access.

  1. Navigate to AdminRegistered users who are members of the Administrators role. These users have full access to manage the site including adding, deleting and editing all pages and modules. Administrators also have access to the Admin pages located on the main menu. > User Accounts - OR - Go to a User Accounts module.
  2. Find the required user by using a filter or by performing a search.
  3. Click the Manage RolesRoles control which users can view and manage site pages and content. Roles can be created using the Admin > Security Roles page or by creating Social Groups. button beside the required user account.
  4. At Security Role, select the role this user will be added to.
  5. Optional. At Effective Date, click the Calendar button and select the first date the user can access this role or leave blank to grant immediate access. See "Working with the Calendar"
  6. Optional. At Expiry Date, click the Calendar button and select the last date the user can access this role or leave blank if access doesn't expire.

  1. Optional. If the role is a social group, then mark  the check box at Is Owner? if the user is an owner of the role - OR - unmark  the check box  to disable.
  2. At Send Email?, mark  the check box to send a notification email to the user informing them of their new role access. This is the default setting. - OR - unmark  the check box to add the user to the role without notifying them.
  3. Click the Add Role To User button. The updated role details are now displayed in the list below.
  4. Repeat Steps 3-9 to add this user to additional roles.