Your website created by us comes with built in roles to let you add users and have control over how much authorization they actually have on your site. In this video, we will show you how to add new users and authors to your new website. This video was created by WPBeginner, you can follow them on on Twitter: wpbeginner
If you’re an Administrator and you’d like to make someone a Contributor, Author, or Editor on your site, go to Users → Add New. Fill in the required info, choose a password for them, check the box “Send this password to the new user by email” and select the role you wish to give them using the drop-down. Your new user will get their password in the email with instruction on how to log in. Once logged in they can change their password and any other info (except their username) by editing their profile.
Changing User Roles
As an Administrator of a site, you can change other users’ roles by following the steps below.
- Head to Users → All Users in your WordPress admin.
- Check the box(es) next to user avatar(s).
- Using Change role to… dropdown menu, select the new user role(s) you want to assign.
- Click Change.