Contently provides five user roles with different permission settings that you can customize.

Example of a customer's customized user roles:

user roles

To change the settings for each user role, you can click on "Publication settings" and then click on "User management" on the left sidebar. Underneath "User management," you'll find "User roles."

For a more detailed overview of each role, please click on the links below.

Owner: An account administrator, can see and do anything. With great power comes great responsibility.

Manager: A user who can write, edit, and review content from other users as well as their own.

Collaborator: A user who is part of the end of the workflow, once final drafts of the stories have been submitted. Collaborators are able to approve submitted stories or request revisions. This role is usually used for members of your marketing or legal team that need to review stories before they're published.

Observer: A user who has access to all stories, but is only able to perform a limited set of actions (e.g. submit pitches, comment on pitches and stories, upload story assets).

Contributor: A freelancer, usually the one that produces stories based on the content brief.

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