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WordPress WordPress User Roles An Overview of User Roles The Editor Role in WordPress

Getting an editor account?

Zac goes from his admin account to editor account and does not show or tell us how to create an editor account.

Do we go to phpMyAdmin to do that? 'Cause I tried and the username & password didn't work when logging into WordPress.

Do we go to Users < Add New? 'Cause I tried that, filled it out and everything, and was then told I couldn't use the same email.

1 Answer

Hey Max,

You have the right idea with adding a new user through the Users tab once logged into WordPress. When creating the new account, you can set the account privileges to editor. Though it should be noted that there are a range of other options. By default, WordPress will not allow for you to create multiple user accounts on the same site with same email address. There are a few plugins that can handle this functionality. You can also choose to write your own.