Example use cases for giving staff permissions

The permissions that you give to your staff depend on the needs of your staff. You can use these examples to help you select the appropriate permissions.

For staff who update your online store, you might give the following permissions:

  • Create and edit products
  • Manage settings
  • Themes
  • Blog posts and page
  • Navigation

For staff who create and edit blog posts, you might give them the following permissions:

  • Home
  • Reports
  • Manage and install apps and channels
  • Blog posts and pages

For accountants, you might give them all the available permissions so that your accountant can access the information:

  • Orders
  • Reports
  • View Shopify Payments payouts

For sales staff, you might give them the following permissions:

  • Manage order information
  • Edit line items
  • Create and edit draft orders
  • Gift cards
  • Customers
  • Blog posts and pages
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