A Group is a collection of users maintained by the site. Groups are one of the main permissions mechanisms in Contensive.
To add a new group to your database, login as an Administrator and click on ADMIN HOME. On the left side of your screen you will click on MANAGE USERS and then GROUPS, as shown below:
Once you click on GROUPS, a list of all available groups will be listed on the right side of your screen as shown below:
To edit a GROUP, click the paper/pencil icon to open the group record. Or, click the ADD button to open a new GROUP RECORD, which is displayed below:
The Name of the Group, once created, should not be changed. Functionality on your site may depend on information within that group. If the name is changed, functionality may fail. The Caption of the Group has no restrictions. The caption is what displays on both the public site and within the Admin site. The Caption can be changed at any time.
Allow Group Email will enable this group to receive email using the Group Email tool.
Allow Public Join will display the Group's Caption on public facing functionality allowing users to join Groups.
Content Authoring is the mechanism to associate Content Managers with Content.
Check COMMERCE ADMINISTRATOR for groups that you want to be able to create orders.
Check ALLOW ORDERING to allow this group to order from the online Shopping Cart.
Check ALLOW SPECIAL PRICE to qualify this group for any special pricing in the Shopping Cart.
Enter a number, such as .05 in DISCOUNT PERCENTAGE to give group members a 5% discount in the Shopping Cart.
AUTHORING PERMISSIONS TAB
Use this tab to check any content which members of a specific group may edit on the website.
To delete a group, go to ADMIN HOME. On the left side of your screen you will click on MANAGE USERS and then GROUPS. When the list of all groups appears on the right side of your screen, click on the box next to the group you want to delete and then click DELETE.