How to Add Users to a Blog

1. To add users to a blog, on the blog taskbar click on Users


2. Here, you can view all of the users which have been added to your blog. If you would like to add a new one, at the bottom of the page is a box titled Add User From Community. Enter in the user’s email address and select from the drop box what type of authority that user will have.


3. Click Add User and the new user should now be displayed in the list of users that have been entered into the blog.

Summary of User Roles

  • Administrator - Somebody who has access to all the administration features
  • Editor - Somebody who can publish posts, manage posts as well as manage other people's posts, etc.
  • Author - Somebody who can publish and manage their own posts
  • Contributor - Somebody who can write and manage their posts but not publish posts
  • Subscriber - Somebody who can read comments/comment/receive news letters, etc.

Most users on will fall into the Editor, Author and Contributor roles.