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Selling Online with Drupal e-Commerce: Walk through the creation of an online store with Drupal’s e-Commerce module by Michael Peacock

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Customers

Now that we know how Drupal’s users, roles, and access permission features work, we can create our customer groups, and look into customer-related settings that may be of use to us, as well as some basic customer management.

Customer Roles

Doug wants a couple of different roles for his customers:

  • All customers

  • Support plan customers

The general roles won’t provide any real extra features, but will be used to classify customers. However, customers can purchase a special support plan, which provides them access to additional areas of the site.

The support plan customer role will allow users to see a number of extra pages and features, which other users will not be able to see. This is a support resource that Doug wants to provide to ...

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