Define the role(s) provisioned to new users on their userblogs.
The Userblog Roles plugin overrides the default role (“Blog Administrator”) provided to the owner of new userblogs. One of more roles are defined as the value of the
UserblogStartingRoles configuration directive.
When the Movable Type installation is configured to create new blogs for each user the user is given the role of “Blog Administrator” on their blog. With the “Blog Administrator” role the user has full permissions to everything on this blog. In some systems it may be desireable to remove some functionality* and permissions (such as the ability to edit templates if every user is given the same template set).
* The Demenuator (de-MENU-ator) plugin removes specified menus and menu items from the MT UI.
- Defines one or more roles to be assigned to users created
Once the plugin is installed, add the
UserblogStartingRoles config directive to the
The value can be one or more comma-separated roles listed on the System Overview > Manage > Users > Roles screen.
To specify the “Author” role:
To specify a custom role such as “Userblogger”, create the role in Movable Type then specify the role as such:
To specify more than one role:
UserblogStartingRoles Editor, Designer
- Move the
UserblogRolesplugin directory to the MT
Should look like this when installed:
$MT_HOME/ plugins/ UserblogRoles/
This plugin is not an official Six Apart release, and as such support from Six Apart for this plugin is not available.
Movable Type versions: 4.3