UO Blogs: Changing User Roles

Overview

When you set up a blog you have the ability to assign and control what other users can do in the blog depending on the tasks for what you want each user to have responsibility.

Information

Change User Roles

As an administrator or teacher of a blog, you can change other users’ roles as follows:

  1. Go to Users > All Users  in your dashboard
  2. Select the user you want to change
  3. Click on drop-down arrow next to Change role to and select the new role.
  4. Click Change.

Remove User

This option removes the user by deleting them from the blog. It does not delete their username. Another alternative is to change their role to subscriber—as a subscriber they can only edit their profile.

  1. Go to Users > All Users  in your dashboard
    Users menu with All Users highlighted
  2. Hover your mouse over their username and click Remove
    Users page with Remove highlighted for an example user
  3. If you want to remove multiple users from your blog, then you select each username you’d like to remove using the check boxes (1), select Remove (2) from the Bulk Actions drop-down menu and click Apply (3).
    Users page showcasing the Bulk Remove option

Details

Article ID: 41245
Created
Tue 10/24/17 12:58 PM
Modified
Mon 8/8/22 11:05 AM

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