All users of Flora LMS are assigned to one of 5 roles and each has its own permissions and restrictions. This makes the account strictly organized and takes apart one organization from another.
Read how to assign a user to a new role in the Assigning Role to User article.
There are five user roles in Flora LMS:
- Account Owner (AO)
- Administrator (A)
- Organization Administrator (OA)
- Publisher (P)
Account Owner — a user with the broadest permissions who has full access to account settings, billing information, content, and users.
Administrator — a user who helps the account owner to manage the system. Admins have the same set of permissions as the account owner but don’t have access to billing options and the membership.
Organization Administrator — a user who has a full access to user profiles within their own organization. There, they can add, remove, or edit user profiles that are assigned to the roles to organization administrators, publishers, and regular users.
Publisher — a user who can add/remove content items within the account and assign content to students within an organization.
User — a user who has access to courses assigned to them by publishers, administrators, organization administrators or the account owner. Users also can check their score and see the progress of other users and groups in this organization.
Table 1. User roles and permissions
|Changing personal settings (email, password)||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Viewing Content||Only permitted||All content||All content||All content||All content|
|Accessing Reports||Only personal history, reports within their own organization and groups if permitted||Reports within their own organization||Reports within their own organization||All reports||All reports|
|Publishing, managing, and deleting content||No||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Managing users||No||No||Yes (within their own organization)||Yes||Yes|
|Managing groups||No||No||Yes (within their own organization)||Yes||Yes|
|Managing Publishers and Administrators||No||No||Yes (within their own organization)||Yes||Yes|
|Changing account settings||No||No||No||Yes||Yes|