Managing users


The operations described in this page are only available to super-administrators

Existing user list

To display the list of existing users, click on users in the left menu. The user list is displayed, it's the starting point for managing users.


If you click on Filters, you can refine the results of the user list.

From this page, you can of course create or modify a user, but you can also delete or define the permissions of the selected users.


You cannot delete a user who wrote entries.

Creating a user

From the user list, click on Create a new user. You need to provide some details to create the user:

  • Login : user ID. It should only include letters, numbers or symbols and be 2 to 32 characters long.
  • Password : user password. Six characters at least, which you'll have to confirm in the next field
  • Last name
  • First name
  • Display name
  • Email
  • URL : user's website URL
  • Preferred format: default editing format for every new entry
  • Default entry status: Default publication status of new entries. If the users don't have publication permissions, they won't be allowed to change this setting themselves.
  • Entry edit field height : number of lines of the main edition area
  • User language
  • User timezone
  • Super administrator : if the box is checked, the user becomes super administrator and has access to everything.

Modifying a user

To modify a user, click on its ID in the list to get the same form you used for the creation.


When you modify a user, do not fill the password unless you want to change it.

User permissions

A simple user without any permission cannot do anything, not even log into the administration interface. Therefore you need to grant him or her permissions on one or several blogs.

To give a user permissions, you can:

  • click on Change permissions from the user modification page, or
  • select users from the user list and choose Set permissions from the available actions.

In both cases, you will then need to choose one or more blog to which the user will have access. Once you have selected the blogs, a page shows you the selected blogs and the available permissions for each. All you have to do is tick the boxes and save.

Here is a brief explanation of the available permissions:

Full management of the blog.
manages his/her own entries and comments
The user may create posts and access the comments left on his/her entries.
publishes entries and comments
The user may change the publication status of his/her own posts and related comments.
deletes his/her entries and comments
The user may delete his/her own entries and related comments.
manages all entries and comments
The user may fully manage the blog entries, regardless of their authors.
manages categories
The user may create, change and delete categories.
manages his/her own media
The user may add media and change or delete his/her own.
manages all media
The user may manage the media of any user.


To be able to connect to the administration interface, a user must have at least one of the administrator permissions, manages his/her own entries and comments or manages all entries and comments.

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