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WordPress user roles

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WordPress user roles and capabilities

WordPress uses a concept of Roles, designed to give the site owner the ability to control what users can and cannot do within the site.

A site owner can manage the user access to such tasks as writing and editing posts, creating Pages,

defining links, creating categories, moderating comments, managing plugins, managing themes, and

managing other users, by assigning a specific role to each of the users.

There are five types of user(Privileges bottom to up)

Subscriber: The user which is assigned the role as subscriber can subscribe the the website by entering its email id or whatever information it is asking for.

Contributor: Contributor can write and manage their own posts but cannot publish them.

Author: Author can publish and manage their own posts.

Editor: Editor can publish and manage posts of himself and other users too.

Administrator: Administrator can also be called super user. This type of user has all the administrative access to that particular website.

Steps to see already existing users on the website,
create new user define Roles and Capabilities

strong>step 1.Go the users in the left bar of the screen and click on all users.
step 2.It will display the all the existing users.

allusers

Steps to add new users to the website

step 1.Go the users and click on add new.
newuser

step 2.Fill the form to add new user and assign its role like (subscriber,contributor,author,editor,administrator).

newuserform

step 3.Click on add new user.
addnewuser

Steps to edit your profile

step 1.Go to users and click on your profile.

step 1.fill the form and scroll down the screen and click on update profile.