Customized Permissions for your Roles
It’s a powerful, flexible and simple system for defining fine-grained permissions on a role-by-role basis.
You can grant Some administrative permissions to a role, which can apply to separate admin sections of your site. Any users assigned to that role will inherit the administrative permissions defined in that role.
With Some administrative permissions selected, a role can be granted Read or Manage permissions for a dozen categories such as Registrations, Meet Entries or Website.
- With Read access, a user will be able to find and view data and run reports in that category, but will be unable to make any changes.
- With Manage access, the user can add data, make edits and delete data.
- If the access in a given category is None, that category of information won't show up at all.
For example, a board role such as Treasurer might need manage access to People, Registrations, Sponsorships and Merchandise, but read-only access to the Schedule, Roles, Communications and Website.
Such a configuration would look like this:
Keys and Crowns
Once you assign permissions to a role, and assign roles to a user, you want to be able to see at a glance which users have which permissions in the system. To provide that extra visibility we've added two new icons to our role tags to indicate which roles carry access permissions.
A crown icon indicates the role/user has full admin access.
A key icon indicates the role/user has some permissions.
Hovering over the role tag will show a summary of categories in which the role/user has read or manage permissions.
When necessary, a read only access reminder is shown to the user: