Managing Users in WordPress

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How to use WordPress
WordPress is an easy to use content management system that lets you add, delete, or edit content on your website as easy as writing an email.

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These screencaps are from WordPress 4.6.1
They may appear different in earlier or later versions of WordPress


Only managers can manage users.

Accessing User Profiles

Click on either "Users" or "All Users".

To begin, login and go to the Users Control Panel by clicking on either on "Users" or "All Users" in the flyout menu.

The complete list of users.

This will bring up a list of all the users, their name, email address, role, and number of published posts (which has been cut off in the image to the left).

Options to edit or delete a user appear when you hover near their name.

To edit a user, hover your mouse near their name.

Options to either edit or delete their user account will appear below their name.

Adding a User

Deleting a User

Promoting a User