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In Extend, user roles determine the areas that both administrative users and visitor users can access. Available user roles include:

Administrative User Roles

Visitor User Roles

Content Creator

Member

Content Editor

Staff

Content Approver

Access ACS User

Channel Admin

 

Content Admin

 

Layout Publisher

 

Site Admin

 

Extend also uses administrative user roles with the Workflow feature. For more information about this feature, see Workflow - Edit and Approve Content.

Administrative User Roles

When you set up administrative user accounts in Extend, you must assign each user and administrative user role. You can assign multiple user roles to each user.

Note

To set up or maintain user accounts, you must be a Site Admin.

Content Creator

Can create new content, edit their own content, and edit content that other users own if the Collaboration feature is enabled.

Content Editor

Can edit existing content but cannot create new content.

Content Approver

Can approve content for publishing.

Channel Admin

Can create new channels, layout all channels, and publish content.

Content Admin

Can create, edit, and approve content.

Layout Publisher

Can publish content on channels to which the user has rights.

Site Admin

Can access all areas of the Web site and perform all tasks.

Visitor User Roles

Visitor user accounts let individuals sign in and access restricted channels. Extend offers the following visitor user roles:

Member

Web site visitors can register on your site and create member user accounts. With member user accounts, users can access members-only restricted channels.

Staff

Staff users can access staff-only restricted channels on your live Web site. They cannot sign in to the Extend Platform administrative pages. A site administrator must set up Staff user accounts.

Access ACS User

Can access Access ACS Users Only channel and Access ACS Group, Activity, or Class channels depending on the group, activity, or class they are signed up for.

Note

To let your Web site visitors sign up for Member user accounts, you must turn on the Register option. For more information, see Additional Customizations.