I have a user who is an "administrator member" of a group called "Fancy group".

"Administrator members" of this group have permission to administer roles and permissions within the group.

enter image description here

but my user, an administrator of Fancy group, can only view the roles and permissions, not administer them:

enter image description here

Is this a bug in OG or am I doing something wrong?

  • What happen when you click on People while logged in with that role ? – RajeevK Feb 3 '14 at 19:12
  • I get an interface for adding people to/removing people from the group, as well as assigning roles to people. I can administer people, but not roles or permissions. – beth Feb 3 '14 at 19:29

The problem is probably that the group doesn't have it's own role/permission settings. It's using the global og roles/permissions, and so the settings within the group are all read-only.

One of the fields you can add to group entities via the OG Fields settings is a "Group Roles and Permissions" field. Once that field is added, you can edit the group entity and set the field to "Override default roles and permissions".

Once that's done, the group will have it's own permissions, and users within the group who have permission to edit the groups permissions will be able to.

  • Nice, would have taken me awhile to find this. Good work! – Collin White Jul 15 '14 at 17:30

You'll want to checkout the organic groups documentation on roles & permissions.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.