University of Oregon

UO Blogs: User Roles

Audience
Faculty/Staff
Researcher
Student
GTF

Below is a list of roles that users may have and their capabilities:

Role Capabilities
Administrator
  • Edit, write, and publish posts/ pages
  • Edit other users posts and pages 
  • Upload files 
  • Manage tags, categories, links, comments, plugins, and themes
  • Add users/ change user roles
  • Delete blog
Editor
  • Edit, write and publish posts/ pages
  • Edit other users posts and pages
  • Upload files
  • Manage tags, categories, links and comments
Author
  • Edit, write and publish posts/ pages
  • Upload files
  • View comments
Contributor
  • Edit and write posts/ pages but cant publish them
  • Upload files
Subscriber
  • Read and write comments only
  • Change profile details

It is possible for users to have more than one role. For example, they may be an administrator on their own blog and a subscriber to another blog.

For information about adding a user to your blog or site, see Adding and Deleting Users From Your Blog.