Roles are configurable and consist of a set of access permissions. A complete list of access permissions available in a default X-Cart store is as follows:

  • Root access: Gives full access to the store Admin area (with no limitations).

  • Manage catalog: Gives access to several pages of the Catalog section of the store's Admin area, where this user can manage all products, including product categories, tags, classes, and attributes. Also, this user gets access to the Content > Featured Products section of the Admin area to manage featured products.

  • Manage reviews: Gives access to the Catalog > Reviews page of the store Admin area where this user can manage existing and create new product reviews.

  • Manage users: Gives access to the Users > User list page of the Admin area, where this user can manage existing and create new customer accounts.

  • Manage administrators: Extends the "Manage users" access permission to manage existing, and create new admin and vendor accounts (including root admins). However, the "Manage administrators" access permission doesn't allow assigning new or changing existing roles in different admin accounts.

  • Manage orders: Gives access to several pages of the Orders section of the store Admin area, where this user can process orders in full, including working with order statuses, payment transactions, order statistics, and messages.

  • Manage import: Gives access to several pages of the Catalog section of the store Admin area, where this user can import data and update products' quantity.

  • Manage export: Gives access to the Catalog > Export page of the store Admin area, where this user can export all product-related info, including categories, classes, and attributes and their values and product tabs, as well as product reviews, customers, and order data.

  • Manage banners: Gives access to the Сontent > Front Page > Banner Rotation page of the store Admin area, where this user can manage the (sub) categories' banners and the way they display in the storefront.

  • Allow unfiltered HTML: Gives a user the possibility to add unfiltered HTML code to any text area (e.g., product description, category description, news, static page content, etc.) in the store's Admin area. You can use this access permission only in bundle with other access permissions that give access to different text areas of the store Admin area (e.g., Manage catalog, Manage reviews, etc.).

  • Manage custom pages: Gives access to the Сontent > Pages page of the Admin area, where this user can create new and manage existing store HTML pages.

  • Manage menus: Gives access to the Сontent > Menus page of the Admin area, where this user can create new and manage existing store header and footer menus.

  • Manage news: Gives access to the Сontent > News Messages page of the Admin area, where this user can create new and manage existing news messages.

  • Manage coupons: Gives access to the Discounts > Coupons page of the Admin area, where this user can create new and manage existing discount coupons.

  • Manage volume discounts: Gives access to the Discounts > Volume discounts page of the Admin area, where this user can create new and manage existing volume discounts.

  • Manage conversations: Gives access to the Orders > Messages page of the store Admin area, where this user can work with customers' messages on their orders.

  • View order reports: Gives access to the Reports > Order Reports page of the store Admin area, where this user can work with the reports.

  • Vendor (X-Cart Marketplace): Gives full access to the store's Vendor area.

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