December 4, 2023
New, Modern User Management System
We are excited to announce that Localist Events has evolved, and we’ve upgraded our current user roles and permissions system to a modern Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) system!
We heard from you all that our previous system was confusing and limiting. Permissions couldn’t stack on top of each other, leaving gaps that left you wondering which role to choose. Moving to RBAC offers a clear, granular approach that allows you to assign permissions precisely aligned with your users’ responsibilities, enhancing security and simplifying user management.
The roles you’re familiar with today are still there with new titles:
Bulletin Admin is now Bulletin Manager
Channel Admin is now Channel Manager
Group Admin is now Groups Manager
Platform Admins will continue to be Platform Admins, however it is now a master permission allowing full access to the platform without restriction.
Your Event Admins will have new titles as well depending on their permissions:
Event Admin with Publish Events permissions is now Event Editor
Event Admin without is now Event Author
We’re also very excited to introduce new roles y’all have been requesting!
Calendar Manager who oversees the entire calendar and ensures smooth operation for all content.
Event Manager who plans and bulk manages all events, regardless of any restrictions.
Theme Developer who customizes the appearance and branding of the calendar.
System Administrator who configures any settings necessary for the calendar such as Register or Domain & Security.
We’re very excited about this evolution to a modern user management system. It provides clarity for our current roles, lays the foundation for secure and scalable user management, and sets the stage for Localist to introduce new features and roles that grow and adapt with all of your future needs!
The updated and new user roles available include a helpful description of who the role is best for.
October 20, 2023
New Event Form Launch
The new Event Form is now out of beta and launched for all customers and platforms in Localist!
It’s divided into distinct sections that allow users to start an event, easily save any progress they’ve made, and take advantage of additional features like Event Insights as needed, without the bloat of an endless form. We’re excited to officially launch this new form and help clients plan events smoother, faster, and more efficient than ever before!
The new event form uses tabs to break content into distinct sections and make it easier for clients to create events.