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Manage Roles in the Storefront
Roles are predefined sets of permissions. In the Roles section, you can view, edit and create new roles to define the level of permissions and access to the actions and data in OroCommerce storefront for the users of a specific role.
To locate roles:
- Navigate to Account in the user menu.
- Click Roles in the menu on the left.
On the All Roles page, you will be able to see the list of roles available in the system. By default, the following roles are predefined and available for every customer:
The roles table shows the following data:
- Type (Predefined, Customizable)
- More Actions (View, Edit, Delete)
Within the table you have the following actions buttons available:
- Refresh the view table: click to update the view table.
- Reset the view table: click to clear view table customization and return to default settings. Reset applies to all filters, records per page and sorting changes that you have made.
- Table settings: click to define which columns to show in the table.
- Filters .
Role View Page
To open a specific role: click on the selected role in the view table.
To edit a specific role from its view page: click Edit Role on the right of the page.
To delete a specific customizable role from its view page: click Delete
If the role is predefined, it cannot be deleted. Neither can it be deleted if it is assigned to a user/users. Reassign the assigned users to a different role to be able to delete it.
Create a New User Role
To create a new user role, click +Create Customer User Role on the top right of the page, next to the table name.
A form will emerge with the following data to provide:
- Role Title
- Access- and permissions-related settings
The following permissions are available:
With the Customer User Role you can manage the following access- and permissions-related settings and capabilities:
|Field||Entities||Capabilities (Check boxes)|
|All||Address, Customer User, Customer User Address, Customer User Roles, Grid (Table) View||
|Account Management||Address, Customer User, Customer User Address, Customer User Role, Grid View||
|Quotes||Quote, Request For Quote||—|
|System capabilities||—||Share Data View|
Predefined roles cannot be edited directly. All the original data is copied so that you can save it as a new user role for your organization. All users will be moved from the original role to this new role after you click Save.
To apply a role to a specific user:
- Scroll down to the bottom of the Edit Role page.
- Enable the checkbox next to the selected user.
- Click Save.