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How to Add Users to a Blog

1. To add users to a blog, on the blog taskbar click on Users

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2. Here, you can view all of the users which have been added to your blog. If you would like to add a new one, at the bottom of the page is a box titled Add User From Community. Enter in the user’s email address and select from the drop box what type of authority that user will have.

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3. Click Add User and the new user should now be displayed in the list of users that have been entered into the blog.

Summary of User Roles

  • Administrator - Somebody who has access to all the administration features
  • Editor - Somebody who can publish posts, manage posts as well as manage other people's posts, etc.
  • Author - Somebody who can publish and manage their own posts
  • Contributor - Somebody who can write and manage their posts but not publish posts
  • Subscriber - Somebody who can read comments/comment/receive news letters, etc.

Most users on blogs.valpo.edu will fall into the Editor, Author and Contributor roles.