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Pro member roles and permissions

There are six Pro Member roles with  associated permissions you can assign to users or groups.

You can assign roles globally or grant permissions within a page or section. To allow or restrict users from performing tasks on a specific page, set the Page Privacy to Semi-Public, Semi-Private, or Private and assign the appropriate roles on the page itself.

Only Pro Members can be assigned global roles or on-page permissions. Community Members cannot be assigned roles.

Pro Member roles

Roles are additive. Higher roles inherit the abilities of lower roles and gain the abilities of the highest role applied.

  • None
    • Purpose: Rare edge case for users only allowed to access content where specified through Page Permissions
    • Allowed operations: Login
  • Viewer
    • Purpose: Access content, except for private content
    • Allowed operations: Login, Browse, Read, Subscribe
  • Draft contributor
    • Purpose: Create and edit drafts of new and existing pages
    • Allowed operations: Login, Browse, Read, Subscribe, Userhistory, Draft_update, Draft_create, Draft_delete
  • Author
    • Purpose: Publish content
    • Allowed operations: Login, Browse, Read, Subscribe, Update, Create, Userhistory, Draft_update, Draft_create, Draft_delete
  • Editor
    • Purpose: Manage content permissions for others and delete pages
    • Allowed operations: Login, Browse, Read, Subscribe, Update, Create, Delete, Changepermissions, Userhistory, Draft_update, Draft_create, Draft_delete
  • Admin
    • Purpose: Full control over content
    • Allowed operations: Login, Browse, Read, Subscribe, Update, Create, Delete, Changepermissions, Controlpanel, Unsafecontent, Userhistory, Draft_update, Draft_create, Draft_delete, Admin

Pro Member permissions comparison

The Draft Contributor role is only available on the current version of MindTouch.

Admin role applied globally cannot be restricted at the page level. Admin role assigned on a page level cannot access global functions such as the Control Panel and Admin-only reports.

  None Viewer Draft Contributor Author Editor Admin
Log in 
View pages X
Subscribe to pages X
Rate articles X
Provide feedback X
Create drafts X X
Edit drafts X X
Delete drafts X X
Revision history X X
Publish drafts X X X
Create pages X X X
Edit pages X X X
Copy pages X X X
Move pages X X X
Unpublish pages X X X X
Delete pages X X X X
Restrict page access X X X X
Content management reports X X X X
Access control panel X X X X X
View site-wide reports X X X X X
Full site admin  (no restrictions) X X X X X

 

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