On this page, you'll learn how to invite and manage users.
Starting on the Starter plan, you can invite users to your repo. To invite a new user, go to Settings > Users. In the input field, type in the new user's email address and click "send."
The new user will receive an email notification and, if they don't already have a Prismic account, an invitation to sign up.
The new user will appear as Pending until they have accepted their invitation. A pending invitation is counted as one user in your plan.
You can cancel an invite by clicking Cancel in the pending invitations list.
In Basic plans, all users have the role of Administrator.
In Professional plans, there are three user roles available: Writer, Publisher, and Administrator.
Once a user has accepted an invite, you can set their role. All new users have the role of Writer by default.
User roles facilitate a collaborative workflow. Here are the rights and abilities of the different roles:
- Create draft documents
- Edit documents, without publishing changes
Everything a Writer can do, plus:
- Review and publish drafts and edits
- Schedule publications
Everything a Publisher can do, plus:
- Edit repo settings
- Create and edit Custom Types
There is only one Repository Owner.
Everything an Administrator can do, plus:
- Access and edit billing information
These user roles are designed to allow Writers to create content and Publishers to review and publish content.
In Settings > User, there is a section for transferring ownership of your repo to another user.
Select the user you want to transfer ownership to, and click Transfer ownership.
Free plans can only have one user, so this feature works differently.
Because free plans can only have one user, transferring ownership means that you will lose access to your repo.
In Settings > Users, scroll to Transfer ownership. Type in the email address of the new owner, and then click Transfer ownership.
The ownership will transfer when the new owner accepts the ownership. Until that point, you can cancel the transfer by clicking Cancel.
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