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Admin groups

The Admin groups screen on the Admin Panel allows admins to create admin groups within which all users can be granted specific administration permissions.

In Admin groups, admins can assign several users to a group and then grant the group with administration permissions and accessibility, such as access to certain screens on the Admin dashboard and reporting abilities. For example, users in an IT group may require access to the Manage users screen.

Manage groups

The Manage groups tab provides a high-level overview of existing groups and allows admins to create new groups.

The Search for a group field is case sensitive.

To create a new group:

  1. On the Manage groups tab, click Create a new admin group.
    The New group details screen appears.

  2. In the Group name field, enter a name for the admin group.

  3. Either click Select users to manually add users to the group or click Choose file to import a group of users by uploading a CSV file.


    The added user(s) appear on the Review your members table.

  4. Click Save.
    The new group appears on the Manage groups tab.

  5. If necessary, click Show details to add and remove users or edit the group name.
    A list of users appears.

  6. To grant permissions to the group, click Permissions: [#].

    The Permissions table for the group on the Group permissions tab appears. See the Group permissions section below for further details on granting permissions.

Group permissions

The Group permissions tab allows admins to grant permissions to all users in a group.

To grant permissions to a group:

  1. On the Group permissions tab, select a group from the Select group dropdown.

  2. On the tables below, toggle the required permissions to the right to enable or to the left to disable.

  3. Click Save.

Permissions

The following group permissions are available in the Permissions section of Group permissions tab:

Permission

Description

Manage content

Enables group members to edit or delete items of content from the Fuse instance.

Manage communities

Enables group members to create, edit and delete communities on Fuse.

Manage community members

Enables group members to create, edit and manage community members' access.

You must enable the Manage communities permission before this permission can be enabled.

Manage topics

Enables group members to manage topics. If this permission is enabled, the Edit Topic button is visible, allowing the user to edit the details an existing topic.

This includes being able to:

  • Change the general details of the topic, such as the title, thumbnail image and description

  • Add content to the topic and change the structure

  • Configure assessments

  • Add surveys

Delete comments

Enables group members to delete comments posted by other users under items of content.

Currently, this permission only applies to the legacy comments engine. This permission is not applicable when using the new comments engine.

Edit user profile

Enables group members to edit the details of other users' profiles. If this permission is enabled, the Edit profile button is visible on the profile screen for other users. Clicking the Edit Profile button on a user’s profile redirects to the Edit profile screen, where the user’s details can be edited.

Download content

Enables group members to make certain file types, such as PDFs, Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, Excel spreadsheets and videos downloadable for other users.

Edit content’s custom HTML

Enables group members to edit custom HTML in articles.

You must enable the Manage content permission before this permission can be enabled.

Make content downloadable

Enables group members to make content downloadable.

You must enable the Manage content permission before this permission can be enabled.

Edit ownership

Enables group members to change the owner of an item of content, using the Edit content screen.

You must enable the Manage content permission before this permission can be enabled.

See all users goals

Enables group members to view other users' one-to-one goals.

If enabled, the My Goals tab is visible on the profile screen of other Fuse users, where their one-to-one goals can be viewed.

See all users evidence portfolio

Enables group members to see the evidence portfolio tab on another user’s profile screen.

If a user has uploaded files to their evidence portfolio, these files are visible in the Files section of their Evidence Portfolio tab.

If a user has answered comprehension questions, they are visible in the Comprehension questions section of their Evidence Portfolio tab.

Enhanced html

Enables group members to insert HTML tags and scripts into articles in Fuse.

Admin dashboard permissions

The following permissions control access to the administrative features found in the Admin Panel:

Permission

Description

Manage users

Enables group members to create, edit and disable users, and manage their access permissions in the Manage users admin screen.

Imports

Enables group members to import users, content view data and legacy SCORM course data to Fuse, and change manager-reportee relationships in bulk, using the Imports admin screen.

New community

Enables group members to create new communities using the New community admin screen.

Audience Management

Enables group members to create new audiences using the Audience Management admin screen.

Edit learning plans

Enables group members to edit existing learning plans in the Edit Learning plans admin screen.

Edit side menu

Enables group members to edit the options and links on the sidebar, using the Edit side menu admin screen.

Event Admin

Enables group members to create new events and edit existing events using the Event Admin admin screen.

Design Studio

Enables group members to edit pages and configure widgets in Design Studio.

Reporting

Enables group members to access the reporting functionality.

Featured content

Enables group members to add and remove featured content using the Featured content admin screen.

Profile custom options

Enables group members to add and remove custom profile field options, using the Profile Custom options admin screen.

Community mapping

Enables group members to configure and update community mapping, using the Community mapping admin screen.

Landing communities

Enables group members to edit and manage default landing communities, using the Landing communities admin screen.

Copy topics

Enables group members to copy topics, using the Copy topics admin screen.

Leaderboard

Enables group members to set and edit scoring and points settings for the Fuse leaderboard, using the Leaderboard admin screen.

Anonymous mode

Enables group members to configure anonymous mode settings, using the Anonymous mode admin screen.

Event logging

Enables group members to view and export Fuse event logs, using the Event loggingEvent logging admin screen.

Admin groups

Enables group members to create and manage admin groups (The functionality described on this page).

Analytics

Enables group members to:

  • See usage and engagement data for content across the Fuse instance, using the legacy Analytics screen.

  • Access the button that opens Universal Analytics in Fuse.

Observations

Enables group members to create, edit and manage observations, using the Observations admin screen.

Surveys

Enables group members to create, edit and manage surveys, using the Surveys admin screen.

Scheduling

Enables group members to manage scheduled shares, using the Scheduling admin screen.

This permission controls access to the Scheduling feature in the Admin Panel. It is not related to and does not control access to the Scheduled posting feature, which allows content owners, community admins and members of admin groups to schedule content to communities in advance.

File Host

Enables group members to store assets in File Host, for use in widgets or any custom HTML.

Certificates

Enables group members to upload a custom logo for Fuse certificates, distributed to users when they complete SCORM courses.

Notification settings

Enables group members to manage and edit notifications sent to users, using the Notifications admin screen.

User defaults

Enables group members to set default notification settings for users, using the User Defaults admin screen.

Events

Enables group members to administer events using the Events admin screen.

Reporting access

The following permissions are available in the Reporting access section of the Group permissions tab:

Permission

Description

Reporting access

Enables group members to create, edit and delete reports.

Admin post functions access

The following permissions are available in the Admin post functions access section of the Group permissions tab:

Permission

Description

Ask questions

Enables group members to ask questions.

Share links

Enables group members to share links.

Create articles

Enables group members to create questions.

Recording

Enables group members to record videos using the Screen Recorder.

Upload content

Enables group members to upload content to Fuse using the Upload button.

Admin post functions access

Permission

Description

Manage events

Enables group members to manage events (create, edit, update, delete).

User permissions

The User permissions tab allows you to view permissions granted to individual users.

To see the permissions granted to an individual user:

  1. On the User permissions tab, select a user from the Select user dropdown.
    Details on the admin group(s) the user belongs to and the permissions the user has appear.

  2. To filter results to display permissions from specific admin groups, click the filter icon.

If you want to remove the user from a specific admin group, click the remove icon.


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