How to add an admin user and set permissions to it

This tutorial will show how to add an admin user and set permissions to it in Shopify.

  1. Log into your admin panel and navigate to Settings  (gear at the bottom left) and choose  Account from the list of the available options.
  2. Click on the Add staff account button.
  3. Enter a first name, last name, and email address for the new staff member. You will see “this staff account will have full permissions” checkbox.
  4. Click on this text to expand permissions options.  
  5. Select what this staff account can view and edit.

     

  6. Click on the checkboxes next to the areas of the admin that you want your staff member to have access to (General: Home/Orders/Draft Orders/Products/Gift cards/Customers/Reports/Dashboards/Discounts/Apps Settings, Online Store: Themes/Blog posts and pages/Navigation/Domains, Point of Sale: Locations).

     

  7. Click on Send invite.

    The new staff member will receive an email invitation to create an account and will be prompted to create a password.

     

  8. To limit a user permissions, select the user and click on Limit admin access and untick the options allowed for user admin access.

     

  9. Click on the Save button.