WiscWeb - WordPress UW Theme - Updating User Permissions

This document will describe how to update a user's access to your site in WiscWeb.

Please note: You must be a Site Administrator to update user permissions on your site.

In this document:


There are times when users added to a site need to have their role updated to allow or remove access to more functions within a WordPress and WiscWeb site. For example, only site administrators can use plugins such as The Events Calendar and wpDataTables.

Updating a user's role

Please use the following steps to update a user's permissions:

  1. Access the Dashboard for your site
  2. Click on Users to access your list of users

    Users list with the drop down for changing a role is visible

  3. Select the User you wish to update by checking the box next to their name
  4. Click on the arrows in the Box that says "Change role to..."
  5. Select the role for this user
  6. Click Change
Use the following document for further detail regarding user roles: 

See Also:

Keywords:permissions, access, add, administrator, editor, subscriber, contributor, author, role, plugins   Doc ID:71182
Owner:Matt G.Group:WiscWeb CMS
Created:2017-03-01 10:31 CSTUpdated:2022-07-22 14:22 CST
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, WiscWeb CMS
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