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WordPress Users

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WordPress Users

WordPress Users

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This chapter explains about WordPress Users. WordPress provides an option to create different user roles with a unique user name and password for each login. The following concepts are covered in this chapter:

  • WordPress Users
  • Creating WordPress User

WordPress Users

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By default, WordPress provides 5 different roles for users in order to write, edit or publish content on the site. User roles are as follows:

These roles are hierarchical. They have a descending level of control over various aspects of the site. In order to see the overview of user roles, click Help tab located on the top of the screen.

Creating WordPress User

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A user can be logged into the site with a user name and password. Creating a user is easy in WordPress. To create a new User, follow the steps below:

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After logging into admin panel, click the User section on the Dashboard to explore and now click Add New link as shown below.

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Now, a page with basic information like Username, Email. will appear. Select the option Send the new user an email about their account and select the Subscriber role for the user as shown in the image below.

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Now, check the created user in the All Users link as shown below.

Edit user

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The created User account can be edited in the All Users link, follow the steps below in order to edit the user.

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By clicking User section, you will get a menu. Select All Users from the User section as shown in the image below.

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A page with some quick options for editing the user info like changing the role will appear as shown in the image below.

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Now, hover on the preferred User and select the Edit link as shown in the image below.

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A page to edit some personal options of the user will appear. After completing the required changes, proceed by clicking Update User button.

Delete user

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Deleting the created user in WordPress is easy. To delete a user, follow the below steps:

Click User section -> select All Users -> hover over the preferred User -> select Delete link as shown in the image below.

Summary

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  • WordPress provides five different roles for user.
  • Creating, editing or deleting is an easy process in WordPress which can done by hovering over.