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Add New User

The username “admin” is Iroc Web Design Services’ account. We will always have admin rights to help you in case something goes wrong or updates are necessary on the site.

  1. Hover over the “Users” tab on the WordPress menu on the left of the back end of the site. Click Add New to create a new user(s) for the site.
  2. Fill in the information for Username*, Email, First Name, and Last Name.
    • Usernames cannot be changed once created. All other information can be changed later if necessary.
  3. Be sure to click the Show password button. If you do not change the password here, it will remain the jumbled and random password that the site creates automatically. Please pay attention to the strength of your password. If you choose to use a weak password, you will be open the site up to possible threats. Read our article to learn more about updating your password once created.
  4. The roles of the WordPress user is important to understand. Basically, you can choose what privileges and abilities your users have on the site. The roles are explained below.
    • SEO Editor: Make redirects and change page keywords
    • SEO Manager: Change SEO settings and advanced metadata editor of Yoast SEO
    • Subscribers: Can only manage their profile
    • Contributors: Can write and manage their own posts but cannot publish them
    • Author: Can publish and manage their own posts
    • Editor: Can publish and manage posts including the posts of other users
    • Administrator: Has access to all the administration features within a single site


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