Allowing User Registration in Wordpress
In this guide we will show you how to allow users to register for your Wordpress site. When they register, they will be setup as a Subscriber by default. You can change the user's permission level after they have registered, which will be covered in later tutorials.
How to Allow Users to Register:
- Login to the Admin section of your Wordpress
- Roll your mouse over the Settings link in the navigation menu, then click General.
- Click the check box next to Anyone can register.
- Now, click the drop-down box labeled Subscriber.
You can choose a different default role here. By default, people that register are given Subscriber permissions. Wordpress defines the roles as:
Administrator – somebody who has access to all the administration features within a single site.
Editor – somebody who can publish and manage posts including the posts of other users.
Author – somebody who can publish and manage their own posts.
Contributor – somebody who can write and manage their own posts but cannot publish them.
Subscriber – somebody who can only manage their profile.
- Click the Save Changes button. You will then see a message stating Settings saved.
Congratulations,now you know how to let users register for your WordPress site!
An introduction to WordPress
|1.||Getting Started with Pre-installed WordPress|
|2.||What is WordPress?|
|3.||What kind of website can I build with WordPress?|
|4.||The WordPress Site Structure Explained|
|5.||Getting Started: How to install Wordpress|
|6.||How to install WordPress using Softaculous|
|7.||Installing WordPress 3.5 manually|
|8.||Installing WordPress on an Add-on Domain|
|9.||Installing WordPress using your Temporary URL|
|10.||Logging into your WordPress Dashboard|
|11.||Configuring your WordPress Home Page|
Managing WordPress content
|12.||Wordpress Pages vs Posts|
|13.||Writing your first WordPress Blog Post|
|14.||Creating a WordPress Page|
|15.||Adding HTML to a Wordpress Page/Post|
|16.||Creating a link in Wordpress|
|17.||Allowing User Registration in Wordpress|
|18.||Creating a Wordpress User in the Dashboard|
|19.||Changing a User's Role In Wordpress|
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2014-10-17 5:42 pm
How do users register after we enable this feature? Is there a registration page?
2014-10-17 5:51 pm
After enabling this feature, a Register link will be located on your wp-admin page.