Configure Access Rights at the Category Level

Current version: 8.2

Custom configure access rights at the category level, controlling access to portions of a catalog. This is useful for restricting product teams to content related to their own line of business, while allowing them to share content at the catalog level.

At the Sitecore Desktop:

  1. Create a new category editor role for each category that requires category-level access rights. See Create a New Role

  2. Add users to the roles they require.

    For more details on configuring users in Sitecore, refer to the Security Administrator's Cookbook.

    1. Assign access rights to the category for the role.

      1. Open the Security Editor.

        Select SitecoreSecurity Editor.

      2. Assign the following access rights to the category content item for each respective role:

  3. Confirm your changes.

    Click Access Viewer in the Security Editor toolbar, then navigate to the content items you have edited and observe the changes.


    Content items may have to be refreshed. To refresh a content item, collapse and expand the corresponding node in the content tree.


    Detailed procedures to use the Access Viewer can be found in the Security Administrator's Cookbook.

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