Adding and Editing Users in BL.INK

The Admin section of the BL.INK platform is the hub for managing users and assigning the right level of access to each user.


Adding a User in BL.INK

To add a new user in BL.INK, select Admin from the left navigation, and then click Users. Click Add User in the upper right. 


Fill in the following fields:

    •    User’s email address (this is what the user will use to log in)

    •    First Name

    •    Last Name

    •    Time Zone


Then select the domains for which the user will have access to create links and analyze click data. 


Note: To change the level of access for each domain, this may be done in the Access & Roles section within the BL.INK dashboard.


Finally, choose how frequently the user should receive email reports (they can change this later) and their default redirect type. 


Note: The redirect option is for SMB plans or higher. BL.INK's deafult redirect type is 307 Temporary. For more information on choosing the right redirect type, click here.


Then click Save


Once saved, the new user will receive an email to confirm their account and set their password to log in to BL.INK.


Editing a User’s Account Details in BL.INK

To edit a user’s account details, navigate to Admin and then select Users. This will show a list of all current users in the BL.INK account.


From here, users can lock or unlock an account, add or remove admin permissions, view a user’s account details, or edit using the pencil icon on the right. 


Note: Adding admin access from this page gives a user full permissions on the account to edit account details, user information, etc. 

For more information on access levels, click here.


The edit button will allow an admin to edit details like the user’s email address, first and last name, time zone, password, assigned domains, email preferences, and default redirect type. 


Access & Roles 

To manage permissions for the users in the BL.INK account, navigate to Admin on the left, and select Users. All users will appear here. 

To edit the roles, click on the List icon in the Roles column on the far right. 

Then select the appropriate access level for each domain on the account.


Make sure to save the changes by clicking the Update button at the top of the page. 


For more information on the different roles, and managing access levels for users, check out this article.


Note: Only an admin (account owner, account admin, or domain admin) can update permissions for the other users on an account. 


Tip: Check back regularly to make sure the user list and permissions settings still reflect the current team.


Can I share my BL.INK Stats With a Non-BL.INK User?

By design, our stats are private and secure, meaning users must login to view them. Users may create a "read-only” account, however, they would then have access to view the stats for all of the links under a domain.


Users may use our API to retrieve the stats. If you're in need of a regular reporting solution, contact us and we'll recommend the best option for your use case.


If you have any additional questions, please reach out to us at help@bl.ink.


K
Keven is the author of this solution article.

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