Users and permissions overview

Roles determine what you and your teammates can see and edit in Tettra. Admin roles that are designed for people responsible for managing accounts and billing. And there are also other more limited roles for team members and guests

The billing admin role is automatically set to the first user that adds a card and creates a subscription.

All user types (regardless of role) will be considered in your account's overall user count for billing.

Types of roles

Admins overview
  • For the managers of your Tettra Account
  • Full account access to manage content, users, permissions, billing, and run export
Editors overview
  • For your managers/category owners
  • Access to edit categories, content, and invite new users
Contributors overview
  • For subject-matter experts
  • Access to create and edit content
Read-only users overview
  • For your viewers and front-line employees
  • Access to read pages, ask questions, make requests, and create comments
Guests overview
  • For your contractors, partners, or part-time employees
  • Access to create and edit content on specific categories


In Tettra, each user has a role that dictates their level of access to Tettra's features. The table below details the specific permissions for each user type.

Managing users Admins Editors Contributors Read-only
View users
Invite users

Grant the Guest user access to specific categories
Add users in bulk
Change user types
Add users in bulk
Deactivate users

Modify deactivated users
Set a default user role for new users
Reactivate users
Managing categories & pages Admins Editors Contributors Read-only Guests
Create pages

View pages
Edit pages
Search all pages
Bookmark pages & categories
Create page requests
Change page viewing and category permissions
Transfer content ownership
See page viewers
Share a draft with a user
Delete a user from a draft
Update a page owner
Restrict page edits

Create a public category
Change private categories to public
Share a private page outside Tettra

Share a page with a link
Use the Slack shortcut to search inside channels and DMs
Comment on pages
React to pages
Ask questions
Comment on/Answer questions

Use templates
Access version history
Verify pages
Pin, move, or archive pages
Pin pages to dashboard
Suggest page edits for approval