This is an example post that is readable by any Visitor. A Visitor can read any general membership post by clicking on Forum and selecting a Post to read. A Visitor cannot create a post or comment on a post.
Once a Visitor joins the Clay Family Society (CFS) they inherit the Role of Contributor. The Contributor Role can read any general membership post and comment on it, but cannot create or edit a post.
A member that submits an email request to summit an article to the CFS Editor and is approved; may be promoted to the Role of Author. An Author can read any general membership post, create general membership posts, and edit his/her own post(s), but cannot edit another’s post(s).
All Board Members have the Role of Editor. An Editor can read any post, create any type of post and edit their own post(s). In addition to general membership posts an Editor can create Special Access posts that are only visible to other Editors (i.e. Board Members).
The site webmaster has the Role of Admin. Admin can read any post, create any type of post and edit any type of post (primarily to prevent SPAM and ensure the inclusion of the correct categories and tags, which will ensure our best chance of being included in Google search results).