WordPress roles explained for you to understand want each function can offer you. WordPress has a featue whick allows you to assign certain roles for your website users. I kept it simple, because I know you want to get to the last lesson.



WordPress Roles Explained

The administrator will have admittance to all executive options and features on your website. Be very careful who you grant this permission to.

When you assigned an editor to help you with your WordPress website, this person will have consent to write, edit, and publish posts on your website, even the ones composed by other users. Again, be careful who you let perform this work for your business.

An author will be able to write, edit, and publish their own posts only. Nothing more and no less.

A contributor will only be able to write and edit their own blog posts. Unlike the admin and editor assigned WordPress users, contributors cannot publish their own material. Rather, they are required to submit the article to an administrator or editor to approve the content before posting it to the website blog.

Subscribers
have the simplest role as a user of your WordPress website. A Subscriber will only have access for editing their profile and dropping comments.



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PaulaSchmitz Premium
Don't we have enough security with SSLs here?
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suzieq Premium
Hi Paula,
Yup I believe we do. I've never had any issues in years!!
Cheers,
Suzanne
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Sruffey Premium
I went into my users do hicky in my site dashboard and discovered I had started building a email list. I don't know how but I guess I should be glad right. Thanks for the training, things that are good to know about how to do that, the right way. Please like my comments, thanks Sruffey.
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seconds2work Premium
I'm happy that the tutorial has helped you. The list of user you refer to on your website is not an email list. That is the people who have signed up to be able to leave comments or get access to your blog feed when you post.

I don't think that you have implied permission to email them. But you have sent me down a rabbit hole, because if so, I've got a heck of a list built over the last 3 year.

I'm going to look into this topic more.
Thank you, please share this training with at least 3 people.
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CarlaNavarro Premium
great lesson thank you for the information. Very useful for me being a newbie.
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seconds2work Premium
Hi, Carla, thanks for checking out the tutorial. As a newbie, did you find it easy to follow and understand?
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CarlaNavarro Premium
Yes I did. thank you
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seconds2work Premium
Ok, good
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BorisRoman Premium
Thanks a lot for sharing!

Wish you smashing success!

Bob
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seconds2work Premium
Thank you, Bob, for reading my tutorial. Best wishes to you, also.
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StefanieT Premium
Hi there, thanks for the training, very interesting. I noticed that when I click on 'users' in my back office I only have me as admin and that's it. Does this mean that I don't have to bother with the whole process you are talking about here? Thanks
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seconds2work Premium
Hi, Stefanie. Great question, thank you. You should worry if you notice a user name 'admin'.

When you set up your WordPress Website, did you create a new user account for your self?

If you did, it is ok to delete the user named admin.

You will use the new user you created to access your WordPress site.
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StefanieT Premium
Hi there, thanks for your reply. Yes I did create a new one for me so I will indeed go in and delete that especially as it's a security risk.

I'm glad I have found this out!

Thanks :-)
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seconds2work Premium
me too
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