Summary of Roles

  • Administrator – somebody who has access to all the administration features within a single site.
  • Editor – somebody who can publish and manage posts including the posts of other users.
  • Author – somebody who can publish and manage their own posts.
  • Contributor – somebody who can write and manage their own posts but cannot publish them.
  • Subscriber – somebody who can only manage their profile.

Changing Roles

To change a role one must have capability to do so.

  1. Steps to change a role for a user(s), go to Dashboard and select USERS
  2. From the list of users check the one(s) you’d like to modify.
  3. At the top of the user list, drop down “Change role to…” to display the possibilities.
  4. Select the one in need and CLICK the button CHANGE for the changes to be applied.