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WordPress for Web Developers: An Introduction for Web Professionals by Stephanie Leary

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CHAPTER 7

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Working with Users

WordPress has five built-in user roles with escalating permissions. The basic role and notification systems work well for many blogs. For more complex content management, you can change the fields in the basic user profile, modify roles, create whole new roles, and add notifications using a couple of plugins. I’ll look at the built-in features first, and then show you the plugins required to extend them.

Users

If you changed your password just after you installed WordPress, you’ve already seen the user profile page (Figure 7-1). You can reach it by going to Users Your Profile in the navigation menu. You might not ...

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