Setup user groups and permission

User group allow you to fine tune the security and administration of your site. A user group defines a group of users that have certain privileges/access as defined in user permissions. Each user can belongs to more than one group.


By default, your site comes with two default user group:

  • Anonymous user: Users that don't have a user account.
  • Registered user: All logged in users belongs to this group.
  • Site admin: User with permission to ALL modules enabled. 


Topics for user group and permission:


Create an user group

  • Go to Manage Your Store (Dashboard) > Customers > User Group
  • From here, you can add a new user group.
  • Key in the name you preferred, and click Add User Group
  • Click Edit Group to change the group name or delete the group.
  • Click Edit Permissions to change the group access permission, especially access to the system dashboard for operation. 



  • Go to Manage Your Store (Dashboard) > Customers > Permissions
  • From here, you can manage all the user group permissions.
  • From here, you check/uncheck the module to allow/disallow a user to access to the particular module.

Site admin will have access to all modules. 

Please check ACCESS ADMIN PAGE, if you would like to allow a user to access the dashboard.


Add a user/customer to designated user group

  • Go to Manage Your Store (Dashboard) > Customers 
  • Locate the user using the filter.
  • From the customer listing, click Edit  to edit the customer profile.
  • Check the required User Group
  • Click Save