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List of rights

(*) Except if right or write restriction (at organization or sphere level).

(i) Action possible via the organization's management pages

Publication managers have access to part of the sphere parameters

On Whaller, there are generic functions and customizable roles.


Manager : The manager has the broadest administrative rights over an organization, its members, spheres and tools.
Administrator: A sphere administrator has rights within his sphere: moderation of messages, invitation of members, settings, etc.
Member: A member has participation rights in the spheres.
Visitor: A visitor is an external member of the organization, he can only belong to the spheres that can receive visitors. Within the sphere a visitor will have the same options as a member however they will not have access to the organization portal.
Publisher (sphere) : A sphere member can be named "Publication Manager" by a sphere administrator which will give him/her access to part of the sphere settings.


In a sphere, a visitor can:

Post a public or private message/comment
Modify his posts
React to a post (like/dislike)
Raise a post
Create a poll or an event
Detach a conversation in the chat
Report abuse
Use all the tools in the header bar
Invite visitors

NB: Unless restricted by rights or writing restrictions (at the organization or sphere level).


A member has the same rights as a visitor described above, in addition he can :

In an organization :

Access the internal portal of the organization
Create a sphere

In a sphere :

Invite members or visitors

NB: Unless restricted by rights or write access (at the organization or sphere level).


A publisher has the same rights as a member, he can also :

In a sphere,

Pin, move up and delete messages
Force the sending of messages by e-mail
Edit the description of the sphere
Edit an information banner
Edition of a sphere charter
Activation of private exchanges
Activation of classified ads
Display of the members' insert
Settings of "tools" (visio-sphere, events, tasks, files etc)
Settings for "notifications
Actions on files in the file box ...


An administrator has the same rights as a member described above. He also has rights on the configuration of a sphere, according to the organization options defined by the manager.

In a Sphere, an administrator can

Delete a Sphere
Access Sphere settings
Accept input requests
Add/Remove an administrator
Remove or block a member
Assign/remove a Publisher
Access to the Sphere's Analytics
Create, delete, administer a group
Force an email notification to be sent
Delete a tag
Delete a post
Pin a post
Offer a reward
Create sphere widgets

NB: Depending on the organization settings defined by the manager.


A manager has 100% rights on an organization.

He therefore has the same rights as a sphere administrator, if he goes through the management pages in the "Spheres" section.

Access to the management pages of the organization, via the organization portal
Set up/Configure/Delete the organization
Administer spheres (Exposure, type, visibility)
Add/remove managers/administrators/other roles
Pass a visitor member (and vice versa)
Assign badges/points
Create/Manage roles and select a role on invitation
Write a CMS article in the portal
Define custom profile fields
Create organization widgets
Access Analytics for the organization (and its constituent spheres)


A manager has the possibility to create specific roles for an organization, and to activate or not the following rights:

Create spheres in the organization
Add a person to the network without validation of the manager
Moderate blacklisted messages
Select a role on invitation
Exclude a member
Manage forms
Manage CMS (Articles)
Manage store
Award badges (and points)

Updated on: 12/04/2023

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