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How do I 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 you want to add permissions to.
  2. Go to Edit > Edit page permissions. The Edit permissions screen appears with current permissions at the right:

    Edit permissions screen

  3. First, specify who to add permissions for. This can be a predefined group, an individual or a web group. To add permissions for a predefined group, in the Add permissions section, choose from:

    • Any user, whether logged in or not
    • Any University member (staff or student)
    • Staff and postgraduate research students
    • Staff only
    • Alumni
  4. To specify a person, in the Add permissions section, select This user or group and start typing their name or usercode. Select the name from the list of suggestions:

    Find a user popup

  5. To specify a web group, in the Add permissions section, select This user or group and type the name of the web group in the text box:

    Find a web group picker

  6. You can also specify one of the following groups by typing the group name in the This user or group box:

    • STUDENT – all undergraduate and taught postgraduate students
    • PGTAUGHT – all postgraduate taught students
    • STUDENTNOPGT – all undergraduate students (not postgraduate taught students)
    • PGRESEARCH – all postgraduate research students
  7. Specify the permission type to assign – View, Contributor, Edit or Admin:

    Add permissions

  8. To apply the permission 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.

  9. To review the members of a web group after adding permissions, click the who? link:

    View web group members

  10. When you have finished adding permissions, select the Done button at the top right.

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