Calendar editor role

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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 2.7. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version of Moodle may be available here: Calendar editor role.

The role of Calendar editor enables a user to add site or course events to the calendar.

Role set-up

  1. Access Administration > Users > Permissions > Define roles.
  2. Click the button "Add a new role".
  3. Give the role a name e.g. Calendar editor, short name and description.
  4. For context types, choose "System" and "Course"
  5. Change the capability moodle/calendar:manageentries to allow.
  6. Optional: Change the capability moodle/calendar:managegroupentries to allow too.
  7. Click the button "Create this role".

Role assignment

To enable a user to add site events to the calendar:

  1. Access Administration > Users > Permissions > Assign system roles
  2. Choose the calendar editor role to assign
  3. Select a user in the potential users list, and use the left-facing arrow button to add it to the existing users list

To enable a user to add course events to the calendar:

  1. Follow the Assign roles link in the course administration block
  2. Choose the calendar editor role to assign
  3. Select a user in the potential users list, and use the left-facing arrow button to add it to the existing users list