How to create a WordPress admin user account

It’s really quite simple to add a new user in WordPress and this article will give you step-by-step instructions so you can do it yourself. Please check out the following steps:

  1. Go to your WordPress admin page and log in to your website.
  2. Now that you’re in the WordPress dashboard, click on Users in the left sidebar.
  3. Towards the top of the screen, click Add New.
  4. Now you should be on the Add New User screen. Enter a username and email address for your new user. First name, last name, and website are optional.
  5. Enter a secure password for your new user. You can either use the one that WordPress randomly generates, or create your own.
  6. Change the role to Administrator.
  7. Click the Add New User button.

Important: After you’re done, write the username and password in a safe location and then log out with your current username and test the newly created account.

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