WordPress - Edit Users


In this chapter, we will study how to Edit Users in WordPress.

Following are the simple steps to Edit Users in WordPress.

Step (1) − Click on Users → All Users.

WordPress Edit Users

Step (2) − You will see a list of users.

WordPress Edit Users

There are two more tabs seen on the toolbar −

  • Administrator − List of administrators will be displayed.

  • Subscriber − List of subscribers will be displayed.

When we click on the Change role to box, a dropdown list appears as seen in the preceding screenshot.

  • Subscriber − A person who can only manage his profile.

  • Contributor − A person who can write and supervise own posts, but cannot publish them.

  • Author − A person who can publish and manage his own posts.

  • Editor − A person who can publish and manage posts, including the posts of other users.

  • Administrator − A person who has access to all the administration features within a single website.

Click on the check box of the user name to change the role of the user. Then, click on change button and the user's role will be changed accordingly.

Step (3) − Click on Edit option as shown in the following screen to edit the user.

WordPress Edit Users

Step (4) − The Edit User page is displayed. Here you can edit or modify all the fields as per your need and click on Update User to save the changes.

WordPress Edit Users