FAQ

FAQ2020-08-06T11:45:56+01:00
Adding a Forum Usergroup2020-07-31T15:41:10+01:00

Different forum categories can have access restrictions on them applied to certain forum usergroups.  To give a user access to a certain category you need to add them to the relevant forum usergroup.

  • Log into the admin section
  • Click on the Users -> All Users menu item or click here
  • Search for the user you are looking for in the top right search bar
  • Click on the name of the user you want to change from the search results
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page.
  • In the “Forum” section, you will see the “Usergroups” options.  Select the relevant usergroups you would like to add the user to.  “Public” should always be selected.
  • Click “Update User
User Roles2020-07-31T14:20:56+01:00

These are the primary roles in the system. Each User should be assigned one of these. Each role below has all of the access of the previous role, so the Web Administrator has all of the privileges of the above roles in the list below.

  • Subscriber – a User who can only manage their profile (this is the default role when a User registers)
  • Contributor – a User who can write and manage their own posts but cannot publish them
  • Author – a User who can publish and manage their own posts
  • Editor – a User who can publish and manage posts including the posts of other users
  • Web Administrator – a User that has access to all the administration pages and is allowed to change other User’s roles

Other Roles

  • Resident – add this role to the residents of the village to enter their email address into the Resident Newsletter
Changing a User Role2020-07-31T15:39:04+01:00
  • Log into the admin section
  • Click on the Users -> All Users menu item or click here
  • Search for the user you are looking for in the top right search bar
  • Click on the name of the user you want to change from the search results
  • Find the box called “Role“, and change this to the users primary role you desire.  The most common options are (Subscriber, Contributor, Author, Editor, Web Administrator).
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page.
  • In the “Other Roles” box, you can select any additional roles for the User.  For example select “Resident” if the user is a village resident.  This will add the user automatically to the Resident Newsletter list.
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