Adding a New User to a WordPress Website
With WordPress powering over 42% of the web, it’s no surprise that most businesses have used the CMS for their own website. From simple blogs to advanced websites or web-based applications, the opportunities afforded by WordPress are seemingly endless. Fortunately, WordPress comes with a robust user management system built-in to the system to allow businesses to add users with various roles and permissions levels to meet their unique needs.
This support article will look at the steps required to add a new user to a WordPress website. This will allow marketing teams to work on the website, update content, rebuild the chosen theme, and more when completed. Although, the best part is that the master password used to create the WordPress won’t need to be shared – furthering the level of security that is possible. By allowing the business owner to maintain ownership of the WordPress website’s primary credentials, they can rest easy knowing that their website is safe and secure at all times.
Adding a New User to WordPress
To add a new user to a WordPress website, follow these five steps:
Once these steps are completed, the new user will receive an email informing them that the new account has been created. Depending on the role and permissions chosen, this can open up new options to add or edit content, update themes, update plugins, and much more. If your needs change, users can also be removed from the same page.
With over two decades of in-the-trenches marketing experience, Matthew Maennche’s views on developing and supporting a successful business are fundamentally different from the norm. As a developer and strategist, Maennche has helped thousands of businesses of all sizes, both domestic and international, take their organizations to the next level.
Matthew also spends time giving back to the local business community as a volunteer, mentor, and leader for the local chapter of SCORE.