Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a new user role for guests, part of WordPress DIY: Weddings and Special Events.
- When my Wedding Information page is set to Private,…I now need to create a new User Role,…and assign that Role to all of my Guests…so they can access these pages.…And here I should really explain…what a WordPress User Role is.…And the best way to do that,…is by creating a New User.…If I go to Users, and click "Add New,"…I can add new Users to my Site.…Right now I only have one User,…it's my login and I am an Administrator.…But as you add new Users,…you can give them other types of User Roles.…Here I need to set up a Username,…so I call it "mortenguest."…I have to set up an email address.…
If I wanted to I could also fill out…first and last name and website.…And I need a password,…so I'll put in a nice and weak one.…And then, I need to set a User Role.…WordPress ships with five User Roles.…You're an Administrator because you're the one…that set up the Site,…and the Administrator has control…over everything that happens on the Site.…The additional four Roles are as follows:…A Subscriber can login and change…their own Profile information,…
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- Making a content inventory
- Finding, installing, and activating the right theme for your site
- Setting up menus and other configuration options
- Using plugins to add features like a gallery or guestbook
- Launching your WordPress site
Skill Level Beginner
Q: Pie-Register isn't available through the WordPress plugins directory. How can I use Pie-Register?
A: Visit http://pieregister.com/ and follow the download and installation instructions.
1. Preparing to Build a Wedding Site
2. Picking and Configuring a Theme
3. Extending Functionality with Plugins
4. Going Live
Securing your site5m 6s
Going Further with WordPress
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