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User Roles And Permission Levels

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Everyone who is able to log in to BrownSites is assigned a role for their site. The role determines what permissions they have -- can they add content? Publish to the world? Edit content that others have submitted?

The roles are listed below in order of least to most access. 


  • can create content
  • can edit all content
  • can publish all content
  • can edit menus
  • every department needs one

Site Owner

  • same permissions as Editor, and
  • can make requests to WebServices when there are problems, issues, or a need for custom work with their site
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