Adding Users - WordPress

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WordPress has the ability to let you create a group blog with multiple authors.

Create the blog

See how to create a blog.

Add Users

Login to your blog's dashboard and go to Users > Add New

Add existing users (already has blogs.e.e account)

  1. if you're not sure if this person already has an account created at try Add existing User
    • Enter the evergreen email address (must be exact
    • Set the role you'd like them to have for this site
    • If they already have an account at blogs.e.e the prompt will tell you that "Invitation email sent to user. A confirmation link must be clicked for them to be added to your site."
  2. They will receive an email with a link to confirm that they must follow before they are added to the blog.

====Add New User (have not created an account at If they do NOT already have an account ata blogs.e.e the prompt will say "The requested user does not exist" and you will instead need to go to the Add New User section

WordPress Roles and Privileges

    • Administrator - An administrator can do everything. Complete power over posts/pages, comments, settings, theme choice, import, users - the whole shebang. Nothing is off-limits, including deleting the entire blog.
    • Editor - An editor can publish, edit, and delete any posts/pages, moderate comments, manage categories, manage tags, manage links and upload files.
    • Author - An author can edit, publish and delete their posts and they can upload files.
    • Contributor - A contributor can edit their posts but cannot publish.
    • Subscriber - A subscriber can only manage their profile.

Start blogging

All user posts will display on the front blog page in chronological order.

View Author Pages

Some themes will automatically generate author pages. Look for the author name on posts to be a link and click it to view a listing of all posts from that author. Note: Not all themes support author pages.