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Store Owner User Role and Permissions

The Store Owner is the primary user for your entire BigCommerce account. It is the first user account created when you start a new store and is granted all administrative permissions.


Permissions Exclusive to the Store Owner

Only the Store Owner can:


Determining Which User is the Store Owner

Unless you've changed it, the Store Owner email address is the same address you used to create your trial store and BigCommerce account.

If you are not sure if you are the Store Owner, go to Account SettingsUsers. The Store Owner's email address will be listed as owner under User Role.

View users page with owner user role highlighted

If you don't see Account Settings or Users in the navigation, your user account has not been granted permission to access those areas and are not logged in as the Store Owner.

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