Group Member Capabilities: Group Member (“Read Only”)

As explained in our article on Group Member Types, each Clinked group has 3 member types to use depending on our planned use of Clinked:

  • Group Administrator (“Group Admin”)
  • Group Content Contributor (“Can Contribute”)
  • Group Member (“Read Only”)

To better explain what each Group Member has the capabilities to do, we will outline each of their capabilities. This article will explain the capabilities of a Group Member (“Read Only”)


At a summary level, a Group Member has the capability in the following areas

  1. Group Home - View Home & any widgets
  2. Group Content - Read Only unless permissioned 


Group Home Capabilities:

  1. A Group member has access to view personal settings
  2. Access tools on the left-hand side



The following outlines the above capabilities of these areas and tools within a Group: 


Group Members Capabilities:

  1. Group Members Area: No access to see Group Members area  



Group Settings Capabilities: 

  • No Access


Group Content Capabilities by Tool Type: 


Files Capabilities:

  1. Group members can see the previous activity on a document
  2. The different file versions



Notes Capabilities: 

  1. Group Members can view and flag notes
  2. View Comments
  3. View previous activity
  4. View other versions


Discussions Capabilities:

  1. Group Members can view discussions and their replies unless permissions have been set to private. 
  2. Group Members can comment on private discussions that they have been assigned to.
  3. Can tag, see activity and add attachments in private discussions they have been assigned to.
  4. Can guest share on private discussions they have been assigned to.

Events Capabilities:

  1. Group members can access events that they have been invited to/assigned



Inside the event group members have been invited too:

  1. Group members can edit the time and date
  2. Write comments
  3. Force member to accept or decline
  4. Set a reminder for the event
  5. Make the event recurring
  6. Guest share, see previous activity and add attachments



Task Capabilities: 

  1. Group members can access the tasks that they have been assigned



Within the tasks that group members are assigned too they can: 

  1. Update the task name
  2. Add comments into the event
  3. Update the category/Progress
  4. Edit the time and date
  5. Set a reminder for the task
  6. The ability to make the task recurring
  7. The ability to assign people to the task
  8. Can guest share
  9. See previous activity
  10. Can add attachments