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Welcome To Pixelsilk; Meet The Roles

What makes Pixelsilk a perfect fit for your business organization?  Because we understand the multiple roles that need to be involved in the website, from the editor to the IT team.  In order to start a conversation around the way roles inside of Pixelsilk work together, we’ve created characters to help the process along.

Let us introduce you properly:


Ed, The Editor

Meet Ed, “The Editor”
Ed, “The Editor” handles adding, editing and deleting pages, content and page properties.  Ed typically does not know HTML and primarily works inside of the WYSIWYG interface.  He understands basic Word Processing (MS Word).

With proper training, Ed is savvy enough to understand how to add links, documents, media and content to grow content on the site and add frequently updated information.

sadieMeet Sadie, “The Site Manager”
Sadie “The Site Manager” assigns permissions/security roles and users.  Sadie would guide access to various areas of the site and assign editing tasks to those working within the system.

Sadie can easily add roles and create/define users assigned to those roles. She also is known for review and monitoring of web analytics.

websterMeet Webster, “The Web Developer”
Webster “The Web Developer” has a solid knowledge base using HTML, JavaScript and CSS and is typically responsible for theme/skin development.  Webster’s domain and access is under the ‘Design’ area where full theme editing takes place. Webster utilizes controls and subsequent [[tokens]] to setup the theme templates, forms, navigation and easy third-party plug-ins.

Meet Oscar, “The Optimizer”
oscarOscar “The Optimizer” is the SEO guru.  He enjoys the ability of full HTML/URL control implement his SEO strategy.  Oscar typically sets up proper URL structures, meta data, robots.txt and other SEO items.  He works with Webster to deliver optimized, clean (non-bloated) code.

Oscar may also use the ‘Search Advice’ interface to put his advice into the system and make it available for Ed while editing.


Meet Devon, “The Developer”
Devon “The Developer” has a wide-spread knowledge base of server-side languages, such as: PHP, .NET, Cold Fusion, etc.  Although not needed to theme and deploy a site, Devon is useful when third-party integration is needed.  He enjoys access to both the server and client APIs to accomplish more complex integration between Pixelsilk and a third-party application.


Meet Netti, “The Network Admin”
Netti “The Network Admin” is the keeper of Domain, DNS and E-mail management for individual sites.  The Pixelsilk ‘Control Panel’ is where Netti accomplishes Domain registration, renewal and domain properties as well as DNS name server information.  Netti also manages   e-mail accounts associated with the client and is the technical contact, coordinating hosting related issues.

These roles help everything from the sales process, training and overall communication.  Although other roles exist outside that mingle with those mentioned above, Ed, Sadie, Webster, Oscar, Devon and Netti are directly involved in working within Pixelsilk.

Which role are you?