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WordPress: Visual QuickStart Guide by Matt Beck, Jessica Neuman Beck

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3. Managing Accounts

Accounts in WordPress make it possible for people to access your blog in lots of different ways. You can set up Author and Editor accounts to let other people post articles, Subscriber accounts to make commenting a breeze, and accounts for Administrators, who have the ability to make changes to the theme.

This chapter will give you the lowdown on all the account types and how to use them.

Configuring Your Account

Make your WordPress installation as unique as you are. You can customize everything from your displayed name to the color scheme for the admin screen.

To access your account information:

• Click the link with your username at the top right of the WordPress admin screen where the greeting “Howdy, username” appears ...

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