User Groups

Group Listing

User Groups define common roles for the users. It is the preferred way to set permissions to the users as managing roles is easier than changing the rules individually for every user account.

After creating a User Group, you can assign it to user accounts from Access Tab.

User Group

Edit Group

Option Description
Group Name Group name is identifier for the group. It cannot be changed after creating the group.
Display Name Display name is the visible name for the group.
Description
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Enabled If set to Yes, group has been enabled in your site. If No, permissions set by the group do not apply.
Permissions List of all permissions in your site. See below.

Permissions

Administrators will find the permissions area especially useful. This is where you can configure exactly what a user will be able to access and do within the administrator.

Here is a quick breakdown of the permissions options and what they enable someone to do.

Site

Site Permissions

Option Value Description
Login to Site site.login Enables the user to log in to the front end.

Admin

Admin Permissions

Option Value Description
Login to Admin admin.login Enables the user to log in to the admin. This must be set to Yes to enable the user to log in.
Super User admin.super Designates the user as a super admin, giving them the ability to see and configure all areas of the site.
Clear Cache admin.cache Gives the user access to the cache reset buttons.
Configuration admin.configuration Gives the user access to the Configuration area of the admin.
    Manage System Configuration admin.configuration.system Gives the user access to the System tab in the Configuration area of the admin.
    Manage Site Configuration admin.configuration.site Gives the user access to the Site tab in the Configuration area of the admin.
    Manage Media Configuration admin.configuration.media Gives the user access to the Media tab in the Configuration area of the admin.
    See Server Information admin.configuration.info Gives the user access to the Info tab in the Configuration area of the admin.
    Pages Configuration admin.configuration.pages Gives the user access to the Pages Configuration found inside the Pages area of the admin.
    Accounts Configuration admin.configuration.accounts Gives the user access to the Accounts Configuration found inside the Accounts area of the admin.
Pages admin.pages Gives the user full access to the Pages area of the admin.
Site Maintenance admin.maintenance Gives the user the ability to access the Maintenance area of the Dashboard.
Site Statistics admin.statistics Gives the user the ability to access the Statistics area of the Dashboard.
Manage Plugins admin.plugins Gives the user access to the Plugins area of the admin.
Manage Themes admin.themes Gives the user access to the Themes area of the admin.
Access to Tools admin.tools Access to Admin Tools.
User Accounts admin.accounts Gives the user full access to the Accounts area of the admin.

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