How To: Add a New User or Author in WordPress
Do you want to add multiple authors / users to your blog? WordPress comes with a built-in user management system that allows you to add users with different roles and capabilities allowing you to add new users without worrying about the safety of your site. In this article, we will show you how to add new users and authors to your WordPress blog.
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There are two ways to add new users on your WordPress site. You can open your WordPress site for user registration, or you can manually add users. The first method will allow anyone to create an account on your website. This method is useful when you want to invite a lot of people to join your site. However, if you just want to add a few users, then you should add them manually.
Understanding the Different User Roles:-
You will have to select the one of the Role for the New User.
- Author (only able to write the articles / posts)
- Editor (contains the ability of editing different options, Even Posts / Articles)
- Administrator (ability to control your full website)
Adding a New user on your WordPress Website
- Go to your Dashboard and Click on the Users >> Add New and just fill the form and Click the Add New User Button like shown down below:-
That’s all, now you have successfully created the New User in your WordPress Website.
Managing the Users in WordPress
As an administrator, you can add and also remove users from your WordPress site at any time. You can also edit a user’s profile at any time and change any information including passwords. Simply click on the Users >> All Users >> Edit (edit the user you want) and edit or delete a user anytime you want.
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