JEP - Author Change Add-on: Configuration Guide

Document created by mayabhatt Employee on Dec 24, 2019Last modified by mayabhatt Employee on Feb 1, 2020
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Steps to configure Author Change Add-on

1. Go to Jive Admin Console > People > Create User Group.

2. Enter a Group name for the administrators of this add on, example: Author Change Permissions Group. Add the concerned member(s) to the group.


Users in the group should have admin rights in order to access Author Change Permissions Group.


3. Go to Jive UI > Avatar Menu > Add-ons

4. Upload the latest zipped file for Author Change Add-on: Upload Package. Then click on Install Now.

Author change add-on is installed successfully!

5. Go to Avatar Menu > Add-ons > 'All Add-ons' > Author Change Add-On. Click on the gear icon > Settings > Apps security.


6. Remove 'All registered users' (default settings) and add Author Change Permissions Group group.

Members of this group can now configure and use the Author Change Add-on.

7. To change the Author of a document, select the appropriate content.

8. Click on the Actions > Change Owner.

9. In the following pop-up, click on Select a user and in the Select People screen, choose the appropriate author via the different selection options provided.

10. Click on Save.

11. Go to Actions > Change Owner History to view the history of Owner Changes.

12. This displays the list of Owner Changes for the relevant content.


Author Change Add-on changes the Author only for Content type: Documents.