How to Add a New User Through the WordPress Dashboard

Posted OnSep 26, 2013     CategoryUsers & Security     CommentsNo comment

In this article, we will show you how to add users via the WordPress Dashboard.

Required User Role/Access: Admin+

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard

Step 2) Click the Users link from the left panel

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Step 3) Click Add New located at the top of the page

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Step 4) Enter the Username for this new user

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Step 5) Enter the Email Address for this user

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Step 6) Enter the users First Name (not required)

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Step 7) Enter the users Last Name (not required)

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Step 8) Enter the users website (not required)

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Step 9) Enter the password this new user will need to use to login

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Step 10) If you wish to email the new user his/her password, check the box for the Send Password option

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Step 11) Select the role/access level for this user. For more information about user roles, please click here.

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Step 12) Click the Add New User button

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