Chapter 3: Managing Users and Multiple Authors
In This Chapter
Deciding what roles to assign users
Allowing new users to register
Adding a new user
Making changes to user profiles
Using tools to manage multi-author sites
Multi-author blogging means inviting others to coauthor, or contribute articles, posts, pages, or other content to your blog. You can expand the offerings on your website or blog by using multi-author blogging because you can have several different people writing on different topics or offering different perspectives on the same topic. Many people use it to create a collaborative writing space on the web, and WordPress doesn’t limit you in the number of authors you can add to your blog.
Additionally, you can invite other people to register as subscribers, who don’t contribute content but are registered members of the blog, which can have benefits, too. (For example, you could make some content available to registered users only.)
This chapter takes you through the ...