Users Add New Screen
Users → Add New
The Users Add New Screen allows you to add new users who can login to your site.
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Add New User
In this Screen, you may add new Users to your site. If the Anyone can register option is set in the Membership section of Administration > Settings > General, users can register themselves at http://your wordpress url/wp-register.php. Regardless of that setting, you can manually create new users here.
- Username (required) - Enter the username of the new user here. This will also be used as the Login name of the new user.
- E-mail (required) - Enter a valid e-mail address of the new user here. The e-mail address must be unique for each user. If a published post or page is authored by this user, then when approved comments are made to that post or page, a notification e-mail is sent to this e-mail address.
- First Name - Enter the first name of the new user here.
- Last Name - Enter the last name of the new user in this text box (the display name defaults to first and last name).
- Website -: You may enter the new user's website URL in this text box.
- Password (twice) - Enter a password for the new user twice here, once in each text box.
- Strength Indicator This indicates if the password you entered is Very Weak, Weak, Medium, or Strong (displayed in green). The stronger the password the more secure the login. Hint: The password should be at least seven characters long. To make it stronger, use upper and lower case letters, numbers and symbols like !"?$%^&).
- Send Password? - Check the box to Send this password to the new user by email.
- Role - Select the desired Role for this User from the drop-down box. Default: Administration > Settings > General - New User Default Role
- Add User - Click this important button to save the new user's information into WordPress' database. If you don't click this button, the user will not be added. A flash message at the top of the screen will advise you that the new user has been added.