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What is the purpose of the Viewer role for pro members?

Written by James Valent
Director of Support at MindTouch
This page applies to:MindTouch Responsive

Since community members cannot be boosted to pro member roles at the page level, the Viewer role allows a pro member to have limited editing rights in a site, and then later be boosted to a higher role at the page level as needed. The most common use case for this role would be if you had a user who you would like to create and edit content in a specific section of a site.

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In this case, you would create them as a pro member with the Viewer role in the control panel. Then, on a specific page you would boost their role to an Author or Editor as needed.

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This ensures they can edit that specific section, while still only being able to view pages that are public or semi-public.