Drupal Lite 7: Add People to Your Site

Anyone that can log in to the University of Minnesota using an Internet ID can be given access to your site. There are two methods for adding new people to your site: 

  • Manually add users: Manually create an account for the new user and add the proper role
  • Add users that have already logged in to your site: Edit the person's account to give them the proper role

Instructions

Manually add users

  1. Log in to your site
  2. Click Menu in the administration toolbar
  3. Click Manage People
  4. Click Add User at the top of the page
  5. Enter the Username -- this should be the University of Minnesota Internet ID
  6. Enter the E-mail address -- this should be the University of Minnesota email address
  7. Active should be selected for the Status
  8. Assign the proper role for the person. Refer to Drupal Lite Roles
  9. Notify user of new account is not currently functional. Leave un-checked
  10. Enable this user to leverage SAML authentication should be checked
    1. This option means that the University's Central Authentication will be used when the person logs in to the site
  11. Click Create New Account 

Add users that have already logged in to your site

Sometimes, you might need to give access to people that have already logged in to your site. The instructions are very similar.

  1. Log in to your site
  2. Click Menu in the administration toolbar
  3. Click Manage People
  4. Find the person's account and click Edit in the Operations Column
  5. Scroll down to Assignable Roles and select Contributor or Site Owner
    1. Refer to Drupal Lite Roles
  6. Do not change any other settings or options
  7. Click Save