Drupal Admin Role Module

What is the Admin Role module?

The admin role module is a Drupal module that creates a super admin role that can be assigned to any number of users, giving the Drupal site multiple super admins instead of only one

What features does the Admin Role module offer?

The admin role module provides some very nice features including:

  • Automatically create a administrator role that has all the permissions for the Drupal site
  • Automatically assigns new permissions to the role when new modules are added to the site
  • The ability to enable or disable the administrator role
  • The ability to treat the administrator role like a regular Drupal role, thus opening the possibility to great features to come

Steps to install and configure the admin role module:

1. Download the module from http://drupal.org/project/adminrole
2. Extract and copy the module directory to the sites/all/modules directory on your site
3. Enable the module

Enable the admin role module

4. Navigate to yourdomain.com/admin/user/settings and make sure that the administrator setting is not Disabled

Enable the administrator role configuration

5. If you navigate to yourdomain.com/admin/user/roles you can see that a new administrator role was added by the module

a new administrator role was added by the admin role module

6. If you navigate to yourdomain.com/admin/user/permissions you can see that the administrator role was given all permissions by default

The administrator role was given all permissions

7. When you add a new user to your site from yourdomain.com/admin/user/user/create you can assign the administrator role to it just like any other regular Drupal role

Assign administrator role to new user

As you can see the admin role module is very useful and has a lot of nice features

I hope you enjoyed this Module Preview and stay tuned for more to come

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