Blogger and Ghostwriter roles

Blogger role

What is the role?

  • Can create blog posts
  • Can edit own blog posts
  • Can manage workflow state for own blog post

 

Cannot:

  • Create other content types such as News, Pages etc
  • Edit other authored blog posts
  • Manage workflow state for other authored blog posts

 

Who can blogger change authoring info for?

  • The blogger role with a Ghostwriter role can change authoring for any blog post
  • The blogger role without a Ghostwriter role cannot change authoring for a blog post

 

Who can blogger change workflow state for?

  • The blogger role with a Ghostwriter role  can view or change workflow state for any blog post

 

How to get set up as a blogger

Signed in as ‘admin’:

  • Assign role ‘Blogger’ to user via ‘User management’ 
  • Assign role ‘Blogger to user via their profile ‘Account settings’ > ‘Global roles’ 

 

Ghostwriter

What is the role?

Blogs

  • Can access, create, edit and apply a workflow state for any blog
    (They must also have a blogger role)

Content types

  • Can access, create, edit and apply a workflow state for a content type
    (They must also have one or more content publishing roles)


Comments

  • Can access, create and edit comments 

 

Who can Ghostwriter change authoring info for?

  • Can change authoring information for users with/without publishing roles 
  • Can change authoring information for users with/without blogger roles
  • Can change authoring information for users who can post comments

 

Who can Ghostwriter change workflow state for?

  • Can change workflow state for content
  • Can change workflow state for blogs

 

How to get set up as a Ghostwriter?

Signed in as ‘admin’:

  • Assign role ‘Ghostwriter to user via their profile ‘Account settings’ > ‘Global roles’ 
  • Assign role ‘Ghostwriter’ to user via ‘User management’ 

 

Blogger with Ghostwriter role 

What is the role?

  • When a Blogger with a Ghostwriter role has assigned content to another user using the authoring information fields in the right hand side drawer and saved the blog with a workflow state, they should be able to return to the blog and can still edit the blog content, authoring information and workflow states for that blog.

 

  • The user which has been assigned the authoring role will be able to access and edit the blog and manage workflow states

 

How to get set up as a blogger with Ghostwriter role

Signed in as ‘admin’:

  • Assign role ‘Ghostwriter to user via their profile ‘Account settings’ > ‘Global roles’ 
  • Assign role ‘Ghostwriter’ to user via ‘User management’ 

 

Authors and Editors with the Ghostwriter roles

What is the role?

Author

  • This role can create and edit content such as ‘News’ and access authoring information and workflow states when initially creating content.

 

  • Once an Author with a Ghostwriter role has assigned content to another user using the authoring information fields in the right hand side drawer and saved the content with a workflow state, they should be able to return to the content and still be able to edit the content, authoring information and have access to the workflow states for that content.

 

Editor

  • This role can create and edit content such as ‘News’ and access authoring information and workflow states when initially creating content.

 

  • Once an Editor with a Ghostwriter role has assigned content to another user using the authoring information fields in the right hand side drawer and saved the content with a workflow state, they should be able to return to the content and still be able to edit the content, authoring information and change the workflow states for that content.

 

How to get set up as a author or editor with Ghostwriter role

Signed in as ‘admin’:

  • Assign role ‘Ghostwriter to user via their profile ‘Account settings’ > ‘Global roles’ 
  • Assign role ‘Ghostwriter’ to user via ‘User management’