Modify An Existing User's Information

Modified on Wed, 10 Jun, 2015 at 1:26 PM

  1. While you are logged in as an Administrator (see "Understanding User Roles"), click on your User ID in the top right corner of the page to open a dropdown menu.

  2. Select Site Setup from the dropdown menu to open the Site Setup screen.

  3. Select Users and Groups from the Plone Configuration category to open the Users Overview.

  4. A user’s Roles can be changed directly from the Users Overview page. To do so, simply check or uncheck Roles as desired and then click the Apply Changes button.

  5. Once a user has been added to the system, that user’s details can be modified by clicking on the their User ID in the top right corner of the page.

    1. Personal Information

      1. Set or change the following:

        1. Full Name

        2. Email

        3. Home Page

        4. Biography

        5. Location

        6. Portrait (profile photo)

    2. Personal Preferences

      1. Set or change the following:

        1. Allow Editing of Short Names -  if enabled, allows the user to directly change how the item will be referred to in its URL. This must be turned on site-wide (under Site Setup > Editing > Show 'Short Name' on content?) to have an effect.

        2. Wysiwyg editor - allows users to change which text editor appears when editing rich text fields.

        3. Enable external editing - enables the use of external text editors for rich text fields. This option requires installation of additional components. Ask an administrator for more information if needed.

        4. Language - specify your preferred language. This will not impact the display of content on the site.

    3. Group Memberships

      1. Add or remove the current user from existing Groups.

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