Limiting access to data through Permissions

Modified: December 11, 2013 at 8:40 pm EST

Permissions control what users can do and what data they can see within your application. Permissions are defined by roles. Each role can have one to many capabilities. Capabilities represent the various tasks that a user can perform.

To create a new role
  1. After you created your App and at least created one entity, click on Permissions tab.
  2. Click on the Add New role link.
  3. Click on Default Capabilities tab and assign default capabilities to your role.
  4. Click on Entities tab and assign entity capabilities to your role.
  5. Click on Taxonomies tab and assign taxonomy capabilities to your role.
  6. Click Save to finish.
To assign a new capability to a built-in or existing role
  1. After you created your App and at least created one entity, click on Permissions tab.
  2. Click on List All Roles link, you will see built-in roles on the right.
  3. Hover over the role you want to edit and click edit link
  4. Click on Default Capabilities tab and modify default capabilities
  5. Click on Entities tab and assign entity capabilities to the role.
  6. Click on Taxonomies tab and assign taxonomy capabilities to the role.
  7. Click Save to finish.

The following describes basic role fields.

Name
Sets a unique name containing only alphanumeric characters and underscores.
Label
Sets a role label to represent your role.
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