This article covers a Hippo CMS version 11. There's an updated version available that covers our most recent release.

Manage Users, Groups and Permissions

Introduction

Goal

Manage users, groups and permissions in Hippo CMS.

Tasks

Add Group

  1. Select Admin.
  2. Select Groups.
  3. Select Create a new group.
  4. Fill out the form and click on Create.

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Add User

  1. Select Admin.
  2. Select Users.
  3. Select Create user.
  4. Fill out the form and click on Create.

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Assign a User to a Group

  1. Select Admin.
  2. Select Users.
  3. Select a user ( johndoe in the screenshot below).
  4. In the dropdown Make this user member of the group, select a group ( author in the screenshot below) and click on Add membership.

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Alternatively,

  1. Select Admin.
  2. Select Groups.
  3. Select a group.
  4. Select Set the members of the group.
  5. In the list of users click on Add next to a user to add that user to the group.

Set Group Permissions

  1. Select Admin.
  2. Select Permissions.
  3. Select a security domain ( defaultread in the screenshots below).
  4. In the two dropdowns in Grant the group ... the role ... in this security domain select a group and a role and click on Add.

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