Last updated December 17, 2019


Goal

Create a Vendor role to allow some - but not all - users to perform specific tasks.

Steps

Creating a Role

  1. In the Manage administrative menu, navigate to People > Roles (admin/people/roles).
  2. You will find default roles Anonymous user, Authenticated user, and Administrator already present.

    Roles page

  3. Click Add Role to add a custom role.
  4. Type Vendor in the Role name field. Click Save.

    adding vendor as a role

  5. You will see the message "Role Vendor has been added." displayed at the top of the page.

    vendor role added success message

Additional resources

Drupal.org community documentation page "User Roles"

Attributions

Adapted and edited by Jack Probst, Boris Doesborg, and Joe Shindelar from "User Roles", copyright 2000-2017 by the individual contributors to the Drupal Community Documentation