Hey everybody can I ask a question? If I have more than 1 administrator on my website, if I want to update or install something, how can I make sure everyone is logged out? Is there an main admin setting or something? Thanks for letting me know.

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dgurtner Premium
you can update wordpress, plugins and themes while others are logged in no problem. but if you want them all to be out during the update, why not just send them an email and say something like, "I'm scheduling an update on 4th of july at 9-10pm PST. Please make sure that you're logged out of the website until after 10pm PST."
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onebluemoon Premium
Great advice, thanks!
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dgurtner Premium
That's what I do :-)
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MarionBlack Premium
When I've been logged in at the same time as another admin the post being edited is locked to the first person who started editing it so the second person can't edit it at the same time..
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onebluemoon Premium
Yeah thats my main concern. Is it possible to have a main admin and a secondary admin? So the main admin would always have control?
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MarionBlack Premium
There are several roles you can have as well as administrator. Perhaps you should consider using Editor, Author or Contributor instead of Administrator. Only give them the authority they actually need.
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onebluemoon Premium
Thanks Marion, appreciate your suggestions and I will look into these roles. Can I also ask whether there is a plugin to manage login passwords? Or any other security advice could you give me? Thanks again for your reply.
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Loes Premium
You can change your password, the next time they want to login they can not
You also need to change your settings
page 2 no. #1
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onebluemoon Premium
Hi Loes, thanks for the answer, but that's not what I'm really asking. Let's say I have 3 administrators who are helping me develop my website, but I want to install an update, how do I log them out of the system while I update? I want them to be able to come in later.
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Loes Premium
Can you be logged in with several accounts at the same time? I thought when one was logged in, the other is logged out automatically. I assume, they can log in again with their WP password after the update.
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onebluemoon Premium
That's a possibility...guess I have to test it out to know for sure. Thank you Loes!
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Monse Premium
I personally would not add any other user
I would add a plugin for mods and admins
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onebluemoon Premium
What plugin is that?
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