Skip to main content

User Roles & Rights

Guðrún Unnur Gústafsdóttir avatar
By Guðrún Unnur Gústafsdóttir

This article is intended to inform you about the different User Roles and their permissions within Siteimprove services. 

There are currently 5 default user roles that cannot be edited or deleted. These roles can be copied to create new customized roles if required. Learn more on how to customize user roles

The default user roles can be summarized as follows:

  • Account Owner - All view and action permissions. 
  • Administrator - All view permissions and most action permissions. (See table for details.)
  • User - All view permissions and action permissions, but no access to settings.
  • Read Only - A Read Only user has only view permissions and no action permissions.
  • Report Recipient - A Report Recipient has no view or action permissions. 

Users with no access to Siteimprove's services can view an individual page report if they have the unique page report URL. 

Below you will find a breakdown of the permission for each of the default User Roles.
The permissions listed relate to the groups/sites that a user has access to.

View/Action Permission Report Recipient
Read-only User Admin Account Owner 
Export (CSV / PDF)
Export to report template
Recheck single pages/pdfs
Recheck own groups
Re-crawl entire website
Add and delete single page checks
View graph annotations
Manage annotations
Quality Assurance  
View QA data
Ignore broken links
Manage misspellings
Upload words to dictionary
View readability data
Manage readability actions
View content policy data
Manage policies
View inventory
Manage inventory
View SEO data
Ignore at page level & site level
Change responsibility for an issue 
View accessibility data
Ignore at page level
Ignore issue at site level
Ignore item at site level
Re-calculate issues
Change responsibility
View policies
Manage policies ✔ 
Create policy for all sites
Add policy from library ✔ 
View policy event log ✔ 
View statistics
View key metrics
Manage/edit key metrics
Manage/edit Funnels
Manage user journeys
Manage behavior map
View user feedback
Manage feedback ✔ 
View response data
Manage Users  
View user details
Manage users
View own profile
Edit own profile
View roles
Manage roles
View password policy
Manage password policy
Account information
View sites
Manage sites
Add/delete sites
View groups
Manage groups
View readability settings
Manage readability test for all sites
View PDF check
Manage PDF checking
View analytics filters
Manage filters
Manage parameters
View feedback settings
Manage feedback surveys
View response settings
Manage response
View tags
Manage tags
View API keys
Manage API keys
View SSO settings
Manage SSO
Manage Share Widget
Was this article helpful?
18 out of 24 found this helpful