WiscWeb - WordPress UW Theme - Understanding User Roles
When adding new users to your site, it can be confusing as to what role to assign them. This document will define what the roles are and what they can do within a UW Theme website.
Before startingIf you are looking to add users to your site, please refer to this document: WiscWeb - WordPress UW Theme - Adding a User to Your Site
* ContributorThis role allows a user to create and edit their own posts, however they do not have the ability to publish. When a new post is created by a Contributor, they have an option to "Submit for Review," which will put the post in a state of Pending Review. An Administrator would then have a "Pending" option in their Posts list, and can then publish the post.
* SubscriberThis role allows users to log in to a site and make updates to their own profile, but cannot access any other elements within your site.
General Access by Role
|Edit and Delete Posts||x||x||x||x|
|Edit and Delete Published Posts||x||x||x|
|Publish and Delete Pages||x||x|
|Edit Others' Post and Pages||x||x|
|Delete Others' Posts and Pages||x||x|
|Read, Edit, & Delete Private Pages||x||x|