How To Add A New WordPress Admin

Adding a user with administrator rights in WordPress is fairly easy. Creating administrative users to help you manage your site is necessary for SEO and Google Analytics set up. Below are the steps necessary to add a user to your WordPress website. 

Self-hosted WordPress site

  1. Log in to your WordPress website.

    When you’re logged in, you will be in your ‘Dashboard’.

  2. Click on ‘Users’.

    On the left-hand side, you will see a menu. In that menu, click on ‘Users’.
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  3. Click ‘Add New’.

    Across the top, click the ‘Add New’ button.
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  4. Fill out the form and set the role to Administrator.

    If you’re creating the account for us, please DO NOT check ‘Send User Notification’.

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    1. Click ‘Add New User’.

      At the bottom of the form, click the ‘Add New User’ button.

    If you want us to be able to log in to your website and work on your SEO or make updates to your website, then please add us using the email address and following the steps above. Then please and email us with a link to your Admin URL (the link that shows in the address bar when you sign into the website. This is typically with the username and password created.