Assigning editors to a guide

By default, Regular-level users cannot edit guides they do not own. If you want to collaborate on a guide with other Regular-level users, as well as Editor- and Collaborator-level users, you must add them as editors for that guide.

When someone is assigned as an editor to a guide, they can do everything the guide owner can, including:

  • Adding, editing, and deleting content
  • Customize the guide's subjects, tags, friendly URL, and type/group assignments
  • Customize guide options, including metadata, layout, custom JS/CSS code, and tab/box options
  • Change the guide's publication status
  • Manage the guide's access restrictions (CMS only)

The only things they can't do are:

  • Add or remove other guide editors
  • Reassign ownership of the guide
  • Delete the guide (keep in mind that they can still delete pages, boxes, and content items, however)
 Note: Admin-level users can already edit every guide in the system, so they cannot be added as editors.

Adding editors to a guide

  1. While editing your guide, click on the Guide Information () button.
  2. Select Guide Editors from the dropdown.
  3. Click inside the Select Guide Editors field and select the user you want to add as an editor. Repeat to select additional editors. (Since Admin-level users can already edit each guide, you will only see Regular-, Editor-, and Contributor-level users listed.)
    1. If the user you want to add does not have an account in your system, no worries! Click on the Create a new editor-level account link and you can create a new account for them on the fly. (Remember: Editor-level users are only able to edit those guides to which they've been assigned -- they will not be able to create their own guides.)
  4. Click the Save button.

Removing a guide editor

  1. Repeat Steps 1-2 above, then click on the Delete () icon next to the name of the user you want to remove. Then save your changes.

Selecting Guide Editors from the Guide Information menu

Selecting guide editors

Saving guide editors

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