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Add permissions

To assign permissions for others to view or edit a page, you need admin permissions for the page.
  1. Browse to the page where you want to add permissions.
  2. Go to Edit > Edit page permissions. The Edit permissions screen show the current permissions:

    Edit permissions screen

  3. First, specify who to add permissions for – a predefined group, a web group or an individual. To add permissions for a predefined group, in the Add permissions section, select one of the following:

    • Any user, whether logged in or not
    • Any University member (staff or student)
    • Staff and postgraduate research students
    • Staff only
    • Alumni

    Alternatively, select This user or group and enter one of the following predefined group names in the box:

    • STUDENT – all undergraduate and taught postgraduate students
    • STUDENTNOPGT – all undergraduate students
    • PGTAUGHT – all postgraduate taught students
    • PGRESEARCH – all postgraduate research students
  4. To specify a web group, in the Add permissions section, select This user or group and enter the web group name in the box – for example, in-elab is the web group for the ITS Web Team:

    Find a web group picker

  5. To specify a person, in the Add permissions section, select This user or group and enter their name or usercode. Select the name from the list of suggestions:

    Find a user popup

  6. Specify the permission type to assign – View, Contributor, Edit or Admin:

    Add permissions

  7. To apply the permissions select the appropriate button:

    • Add permission to page button Add permission to this page
    • Add permission to section button Add permission to this page and all pages below

    You can now see the person or web group in the list of Current permissions.

  8. To review the members of a web group after adding permissions, select the who link:

    View web group members

  9. When you have finished adding permissions, select Done.

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