Adding a User and Assigning Them to a User Group
To add or assign a staff membr to a certain user group, such as a publisher, where they can edit the site, you must go through the backend control panel. Login and
click on the 'User Manager' icon
thats right on the frontpage when you login.
You will see a list of all people that have already registered for an account on your church website.
Click the New Icon
at the top right of this screen.
Fill in the form with their Name, Username, Email, and Password, and highlight the user group you want them to be a part of (see group descriptions from page 1 to decide what group to choose).
Make sure that in the approve user and confirm user fields, you select yes.
Once you enter all information into the form, save the new user by clicking the Disk Icon , located at top right of the screen.
You can allow the person to sign up as a user themselves by going to the front page of the church website, located at www.yourchurch.com
and clicking 'Create Account' which is located in the member login area on the front of your website (every church website is different so the member login area is in a different place for each church).
Once they have created an account, you as the super administrator can now assign them to a user group by logging into the backend
control panel located at www.yourdomainname.com/administrator/
(where yourdomainname.com is your actual domain name)
To assign a staff membr to a certain user group, such as a publisher, where they can edit the site, you must go through the backend
control panel. Login and click on the 'User Manager' icon
thats right on the frontpage when you login. You will see a list of all people that have registered for an account on your church website.
Click the name of the staff member you want to assign to a different user group.
You will see 2 tabs. Additional info, and Contact info. Click on contact info
. Their is now a selection box you will see on the page called Group.
Click on the name of the group you want them to be a part of and highlight it. If you want to know what each one means, click here
Click the save icon
located at top right of the screen.
Now that we have setup your staff and their privileges, we can do MOST of the maintaining of the website from the frontend control panel.
To see the frontend
control panel, go to your main website at www.yourdomainname.com
. You will see a church member
login form. Enter your username and password and click the login
You will now see, within the website, a list of all the different options you have to update your website with. The following pages explain how to use these options.