Promote a User to Host

  • Platform
  • Evoq Content
  • Evoq Engage

Hosts (also known as super users) have full permissions to all sites within the DNN instance. Only a host can promote/demote a user account to/from a host account.

Warning: Hosts can revoke permissions from or demote another host.


A host / super user account. Hosts have full permissions to all sites in the DNN instance.


  1. Go to Users > Manage Users.

    Users > Manage Users

  2. Search for the user account to edit.

    You can use the Search textbox and dropdown at the top to search by a user account field, such as Username, Email, Display Name, Street, City, social media account, or Preferred Locale.

    You can also filter the displayed accounts using the predefined filter links. The alphabet links return accounts with usernames that start with that letter.

    User List > Search field and alphabet filters

  3. Click/Tap the pencil icon for the user account to edit.

    User List > pencil icons

  4. Click/Tap Make Super User.

    Edit User > Make Super User