create permission levels, open the site’s permissions management page
and click the Permission Levels button in the Manage section of the
If you are working on a
subsite, by default the permission levels are inherited from the parent
site. Although you can still edit them (an action that breaks the
inheritance), you should make sure this is what you actually want to
do. If you want to make sure you are editing the permission levels in
the top site, use the Manage Parent option in the Inheritance section
of the Edit ribbon of the permission management page to get to the
parent site’s permissions management page.
On the Permission Levels page, you can see and manage all the existing permission levels (see Figure 1).
Figure 1. The Permission Levels page.
create a new permission level, click the Add a Permission Level button
on the toolbar. The Add a Permission Level page opens (see Figure 2).
On this page, you can define the name for the new permission level and
what permissions set it should include. Simply select the permissions
you want the permission level to include and click the Create button at
the bottom of the screen.
Figure 2. The Add a Permission Level page.