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Jomatu Wiki: How to add a new editor

Introduction

If you want to allow another person to edit your website, then that person must first open an account with Jomatu: only existing Registered Users can be granted access to edit another administrator's website. In this tutorial, our editor has already joined Jomatu as an Registered Users.

So let's begin. Firstly, make sure you're logged into your Jomatu Administrator's account and you're at the Jomatu Main Menu.

Step 1: Click on the 'Manage Editors' link or icon

Add a New Editor - Step One

This takes you to the 'Manage Editors' page.

Step 2: Click on the 'Manage Editors' link or icon

Before you add a new editor, the list of 'managed editors' will be empty. To add a new website, click the 'Add new editor' link or icon.

Add a New Editor - Step Two

This takes us to the 'Add new editor' page.

Step 3: Enter the email address of the Jomatu Administrator

This must be your editor's email address as registered with Jomatu.

Add a New Editor - Step Three

When you click the 'Add new editor' button, and assuming that the email address is one that is registered with Jomatu, you will be returned to the 'Manage Websites' page.

Step 4: Check that your editor is in the 'managed editors' list

Your editor should now appear in the 'Your managed editors' list.

Add a New Editor - Step Four

You can perform the following actions from this list of managed websites:

At the moment, we've added our editor, but haven't assigned her to any website(s) that we own. So our next step is to link this editor with our website.

Step 5: Select our editor

Add a New Editor - Step Five

This brings us to the 'Manage Editors: Editable Websites' page. On this page we can see all the websites (that we own) that this editor can edit. At the moment, of course, this editor hasn't yet been assigned to any websites, so the list is empty.

Step 6: Add a website (editable by this editor)

Add a New Editor - Step Six

This brings us to the 'Manage Editors: Add new website' page. Here we can select which website we'll allow this editor to be able to edit. Additionally, we can choose to restrict which web pages in the website she'll be able to edit. In this example, we'll allow full access.

Step 7: Select our website from the pull-down menu

Add a New Editor - Step Seven

In this example we're not restricting this editor to certain web pages, so selecting our website from the pull-down menu and clicking the 'Add new website' button takes us to the 'Manage Editors: Add Password for Website' page.

Step 8: Select a website-specific password

Add a New Editor - Step Eight(a)

When more than one Registered User is given access to edit a website, then we need to create a separate website-specific password that all the Registered Users (who are authorized to edit the website) can share. The website owner, who sets the password, should ensure that each editor is given the password in a secure manner.

We enter our website-specific password, making sure to note this password, and then we click the 'Submit' button. We are now returned to the 'Manage Editors: Editable Websites' page.

Add a New Editor - Step Eight(b)

Now our editor can edit our website. We need to remember that we will need to enter our new website-specific password whenever we wish to actually edit the website content.

You can perform the following actions from this list of editable websites:

This completes the 'How to add a new editor' documentation.


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