How do I add new users to my WordPress account?

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Access the Users section

 

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From the dashboard, click Users

Add a new user

 

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1. Enter the desired username
2. User's email address
3. Choose the role for the user:

* Administrator - Somebody who has access to all the administration features
* Editor - Somebody who can publish posts, manage posts as well as manage other people's posts, etc.
* Author - Somebody who can publish and manage their own posts
* Contributor - Somebody who can write and manage their posts but not publish posts
* Subscriber - Somebody who can read comments/comment/receive news letters, etc.

4. Click Add User

Remind new users to check their email

Check the box if you would like a confirmation email to send to new users to activate their account.

Add Existing User

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1. Enter the existing email address or username
2. Choose the role for the user:

* Administrator - Somebody who has access to all the administration features
* Editor - Somebody who can publish posts, manage posts as well as manage other people's posts, etc.
* Author - Somebody who can publish and manage their own posts
* Contributor - Somebody who can write and manage their posts but not publish posts
* Subscriber - Somebody who can read comments/comment/receive news letters, etc.

4. Click Add Existing User

Remind new users to check their email

Check the box if you would like a confirmation email to send to new users to activate their account.

Change the role of an existing user

 

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From the Users page,

1. Select the user you would like to edit
2. Change the role from the drop down menu
3. Click Change

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