Butter Updates

Introducing Custom Roles and User Permissions

Posted by Jake Lumetta on September 27, 2023

We’re beyond thrilled to announce the launch of our newest feature – Custom Roles and User Permissions! This upgrade has been crafted with our users in mind, following your insightful feedback and our unwavering commitment to making your content management experience with ButterCMS better than ever.

Understanding the importance of granular control over content and access to sensitive information, we’ve built Custom Roles and User Permissions into the core of ButterCMS. With this update, you can now define roles and permissions tailored to your organization’s unique workflow and needs, offering you the ultimate control over your content management. So, what does this feature actually do? And how can it benefit your organization?

Greater Access Control

The Custom Roles and User Permissions feature allows you to assign specific roles to users on your team. From content creators and editors to administrators, you can limit or expand their access as needed. This offers a secure way to protect sensitive information and ensures each team member can focus on their dedicated area without any unnecessary distractions.


Streamlined Workflow

Whether it’s creating, editing, or publishing content, each role in your content management process can now have bespoke permissions. This streamlines your workflow by preventing unnecessary bottlenecks and making it easier for teams to collaborate. You’ll find it helps enhance productivity and keep projects moving forward efficiently.

Enhanced Collaboration
With customized user roles, it’s easier to foster collaboration in your team. By defining responsibilities clearly, each team member understands their role within the broader project. This can reduce misunderstandings and ensure everyone is working in unison towards a common goal.

Scalable Solution
As your organization grows, so do your content management needs. The Custom Roles and User Permissions feature is designed to scale with you. Whether you’re a small start-up or a large enterprise, you can customize and adjust roles and permissions as you expand, ensuring your content management system remains robust, secure, and efficient.

In a nutshell, our new Custom Roles and User Permissions feature offers greater control, increased security, streamlined workflows, enhanced collaboration, and scalability, significantly improving the way you manage content with ButterCMS.We’re excited for you to experience this. As always, we’re here to support you and answer any questions you may have.

Here’s to taking your content management to the next level with ButterCMS!

Jake Lumetta

Jake is the CEO of ButterCMS. He loves whipping up Butter puns and building tools that make developers' lives better.

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