Contributors are your power users who can upload, share and manage assets.


This includes:


  • Adding keywords, tags, and other metadata
  • Create folders and albums
  • Share to portals and other platforms
  • Use Workspaces
  • Change approval statuses
  • Have limited access to the Settings, including the management of portals, upload links, and connections to file storage services

Contributors can be given limited access to Canto's Settings page. They're able to manage portals, manage upload links, and add or disconnect connections to social media portals and cloud services such as Box, Dropbox, and Google Drive.


To enable these privileges, navigate to the Settings and select the User & Groups tag, followed by the Privileges sub-tab.

Contributor privileges can be edited in the Settings by Admins. (Settings > Users & Groups (tab) > Privileges). 


Here is a list of all the Contributor Privileges:


You will have a limited number of Contributor seats that are shared with your Admin seats which is determined by your account plan. To add additional seats to your account, please get in touch with your account manager.


Understanding different user types in Flight by Canto