Making WordPress Users

Making a WordPress user is very simple. To start off, navigate to “Users” in the Admin Panel.

Navigate to Users

Users, in the Admin Panel

You’ll get the Add New User form (pictured below), which has pretty self-explanatory¬†fields. The one, “Role” may require some thought. Learn about Roles at the WordPress Codex.

Complete User Signup Form

Complete User Creation Form

Why Users?

If you have collaborators on your site – from an IT person to another writer – User Accounts make it possible to track who does what within the WordPress CMS. User Accounts also permit several people to be logged in and working simultaneously.