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<h1>User Manager - Add or Edit Users</h1>
<p>This screen is used to either add a new user or edit an existing one.</p>
<h3><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Toolbar Icons</span></h3><p><strong>Save</strong>: Lets save the creation/modification and return to User Manager.</p><p><strong>Apply</strong>: Saves the creation/modification and keeps the screen open for editing.<br /></p><p><strong>Cancel</strong>: Cancels the action and lets the User checked-in.</p><h3><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">User Details</span></h3><p><strong>Name</strong>: Type here the name of the user as it will be listed in the User Manager.</p><p><strong>Username</strong>: Type here The Username as it has to be entered for login.</p><p><strong>Email</strong>: Type here the user's e-mail adress.</p><p><strong>New Password</strong>: Type here the user's password. If you want to change a user's password you can enter here the new one, and retype it on the next field.</p><p><strong>Verify Password</strong>: Type here the user's password.<br /></p><p><strong>Group</strong>: Choose here a type of user. Please see below for detailed information.</p><br /></p><p><span style="TEXT-DECORATION: underline"></span><strong>Block User</strong>: Prevents or lets user login.</p><p><strong>Receive Submission Emails</strong>: Enable or not an e-mail be sent to the administrator when the user has submitted some content.<br /></p><p><strong>Register Date</strong>: Displays the date the user has been registered.<br /></p><p><strong>Last Visit Date</strong>: Displays the date on which this user has last logged in.</p><h3><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Contact Information</span></h3><p>These informations are only present when editing a user and only if the contact has been created in the Contacts Component and linked to the user (Components -&gt; Contact -&gt; Manage Contacts). If this has been done the information will be displayed and a link at the bottom of the box provides a direct access to the Edit Contact page for that contact.</p><p />
<h1>Access Control Levels</h1> 
<p>Registered users of a Mambo site belong to several groups. These groups are divided into two main gategories: Frontend and Backend. Users belonging to Frontend groups have only access to the Front end. Users belonging to&nbsp;Backend&nbsp;groups have only access both&nbsp;to the Front end and to the Back end.</p><p>Groups, are the way Mambo uses to set priviliges and access rights to users. Based on them, users, can view, have access to info for registered users, or edit/add/delete content&nbsp;using the frontend or backend interface.&nbsp;</p><h3>Frontend groups</h3><p><strong>Registered - </strong>This group allows the user to login to the Frontend interface.</p><p><strong>Author -</strong> This group allows a user to post content, usually via a link in the User Menu.</p><p><strong>Editor - </strong>This group allows a user to post and edit any content item from the Frontend.</p><p><strong>Publisher -</strong> This group allows a user to post, edit and publish any content item from the Frontend.</p><h3>Backend groups or Administration section groups</h3><p><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Manager</span>- This group allows access to content creation and system information.<br />Administration Menus accessed:</p><ul><li>Help (general), including System Info.<br /></li><li>Site: Media Manager, Preview.</li><li>Menu: Edit existing Menus, including creating Menu Items. All related functions.</li><li>Content: Content Managers, Static Content Manager, Section Manager, Category Manager, FrontPage Manager and Archives Manager. All related functions.</li></ul><p><strong>Administrator -</strong> This group allows access to most administration functions.<br />All functions accessed by <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Manager</span>, plus:</p><ul><li>Site: Statistics, Trash Manager, User Manager (may create/edit/delete any type of user except SuperAdministrator; Note: as of, may also delete an other administrator ¬óbug corrected in 4.5.3.)</li><li>Menu: Menu Manager</li><li>Modules, Components, Mambots: Install/Uninstall, Create, Edit. Except Mass mail Component.<br /></li></ul><p><strong>Super Administrator - </strong>This group allows access to all administration functions.<br />All functions accessed by <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Manager </span>and <span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Administrator</span>, plus:<br /><br /></p><ul><li>Site: Global Configuration, Language Manager, Template Manager, User Manager (may create/edit any type of user, may delete any user except SuperAdministrator; Note 1: SuperAdministrator may be deleted through the database; Note 2: as of, details for SuperAdministrator may be changed by another SuperAdministrator ¬óbug).</li><li>Components: Mass Mail.<br /></li><li>Messages: Inbox, Configuration.</li><li>System: Clear Cache (if Cache has been enabled in Global Configuration), Global Checkin.</li></ul> 
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