To create a new user on your Wordpress site, login to https://yoursite/wp-admin. 

Select Users > Add New from the dashboard list on the left. 


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Add a Username which is the person's first and last name, no spaces, lower case, i.e. johnsmith.

Enter email address and select Role from the drop down menu. In most cases, select Site Administrator, only. (See help doc for adding Guest Blog Author.) 

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IMPORTANT: Check the box next to the option to Add the user without sending an email that requires their confirmation. (If you miss this step, you will need to contact SourceLink for support)

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Click Add New User > Edit user.

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Set a New Password. Copy password so you can send in email to new user. Click Update User. 

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Archiving or Removing a User

  • Go to Users
  • Open the user
  • Under Role select 'No Role For This Site,' and remove any checkmarks in Other Roles
  • Click Update User
Once finished, the user account will exist only for archival purposes. The user will no longer be allowed to login into the website.


Last Updated 09.02.21
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