Assign/Modify User Roles

Adding users to your site

There are a couple of ways to add users to your WordPress site when you are using SchoolBlogs

Brand new users to SchoolsBlogs:

Preferred Option:

Have the students log into the SchoolBlogs server to create a local account and then add them as an existing user.

Alternate Option:

Teachers can log in for each of the students in their class to create the account for them and then add them as an existing user.

Third Option:

Contact your inhouse wordpress support person or Scott Mahan at for directions on how to bulk upload users into the system.

Existing SchoolBlogs users:

if the users exists on the serve then use the “add existing users” option.

dashboard - users - add existing users - type in their email address (@rvschools for students and @rockyview for staff) - select their role and then scroll to bottom of page and click "next"

Summary of Roles

Super Admin – Someone with access to the blog network administration features controlling the entire network (See Create a Network).
Administrator – Somebody who has access to all the administration features
Editor – Somebody who can publish and manage posts and pages as well as manage other users’ posts, etc.
Author – Somebody who can publish and manage their own posts
Contributor – Somebody who can write and manage their posts but not publish them
Subscriber – Somebody who can only manage their profile and make comments on a page or post that has “commenting” turned on

Assigning User Roles

dashboard – users

You and change a users role one at a time or select multiple users and do a mass change