How to Add Authors to WordPress

Blogs generally represent the personality of the author or reflect the purpose of the Web site that hosts the blog. Most popular websites or blog normally pay some specific amount of money to their authors for quality article and most time it might be guest post.

WordPress has being one the best platform for every young mind with different ideas to bring their skill live online for others to learn.

Step 1
First you need to log into your WordPress blog.


Step 2
Now Click on “My Account” on the left side of the tool bar at the top of the page.

Step 3
Then Scroll down your dashboard. Your dashboard is the list on the left side of the page.

Step 4
Click on the word “Users.” First, you should add any people from the WordPress community who you would like to be authors on your blog.

Step 5
Find the words “Add User from Community” at the bottom of the page.

Step 6
Enter the email address of your author in the text box.

Step 7
Select “Author” in the “Role” drop down menu. You can also add administrators, contributors and editors by selecting them in this box.

Step 8
Click on “Add User.” The person will be sent an invitation to be an author on your blog. They will be able to access your blog through the “My Blogs” section of their account.

Step 9
Find the “Users” section of your dashboard again in order to add authors who are not already part of the WordPress community. Locate a small arrow on the User’s Tab. Press on the arrow to see options under the “Users” section.

Step 10
Click on “Invites.”

Step 11
Insert your first name, last name, email address and a personal message in the form that pops up.


Step 12
Click the box that says “Add User as a Contributor.” Send your invite.


When they sign up for an account, your blog will appear under “My Blogs”.

Step 13
Go to the “Users” section again to change the person’s role from “Contributor” to “Author.” Now you will be given a list of all your WordPress blog users should appear.

Step 14
Click on the check box at the left of the user.

Step 15
Then click on the drop down box that says “Change Role to” Click “Author.”

Step 16
Finally Click the “Change” button to the right of the drop down menu and that’s all.

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My Name is Mathias Amodu, a passionate blogger with full interest in making the world a better place for upcoming webmasters in the society at large


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