How is the permission hierarchy structured? D July 16, 2018 22:21 Updated Follow This helpdesk article details the Discord permission hierarchy. For a general overview of the permission system and instructions on where to access these settings click here. You can also check out step-by-step instructions for the following popular permission settings: How do I set up a private server? How do I set up a leaders channel? How do I set up an announcements channel? Server Permissions An individual's server-wide permissions are determined by adding up all the allows for roles assigned to that individual along with the allows for @everyone. Channel Permissions Channel permissions start with server permissions as a base. Then, the hierarchy is as follows: Apply denies of @everyone on channel Apply allows of @everyone on channel Sum up all the denies of a member's roles and apply them at once Sum up all the allows of a member's roles and apply them at once Apply denies for a specific member if they exist Apply allows for a specific member if they exist Was this article helpful? Have more questions? Submit a request Other ways to find help. Need More Support? Submit a request to our team through here! Twitter Have a quick question? Hit us up on Twitter! Related articles How do I set up Permissions? How do I set up a Role-Exclusive channel? How do I set up private servers without passwords? Role Management 101 How do I set up a Role-Exclusive announcements channel?