Add a local member when you want to grant access to an individual who is not currenlty registered on an existing local database, or when you want a member of a group to have access to one or more rooms, without granting access to all the rooms of a place.
For example, suppose you have a place called Budgets within a larger place called Office, and the Employees group has access to Office. If you want bring in a consultant to have access to the Budgets room, you could create a local member for the place called Budgets and enter in the names of the conslutant that should have access to room Budgets, without granting the consultant access to the Office place.
To create a new user specifically for this place:
- Click Members in the place's table of contents
- Click Create Members
- Decide what level of access the new member should have, and then click the appropriate tab
Note: Readers only can view content but cannot post new content, authors can contribute and update their own content, and editors can add and update their own content as well as the content of other place members. In addition to Editor permissions, managers and owners can remove content added by any place members, customize the place, and control membership of all rooms.
- Enter the person's name in Firstname Lastname format.
- Supply a password and, optionally, an e-mail address.
- (Optional) Supply an e-mail address.
- Click OK to save your additions.
If you or another place manager registered the local member, you can edit all the membership information for that member, including the member's password.
Parent topic: Managing place membership: qd85