Edit User Profile in WordPress



Hello dear readers! Welcome back to another edition of our tutorial on WordPress. In this tutorial post, we will be giving you guys the step by step guide on how to Edit Users in WordPress.

The following below are the simple steps on how to Edit Users in WordPress -

Step 1 - Click on the Users → All Users button.


Step 2 - You will see a list of users.



There are two more tabs seen on this toolbar -

  • Administrator - The list of the administrators is going to be shown.
  • Subscriber - The list of the subscribers will be shown.

When we click on the box that contains the Change role to, a drop down list appears.

  • Subscriber - A person who can only manage his profile.
  • Contributor - A person who can write and also supervise his/her own posts, but can't publish them.
  • Author - A person who can publish and manage his own posts.
  • Editor - A person who can publish and manage posts, including the posts of other users.
  • Administrator - A person who has complete access to all administrative features of the website.

Click on the check box of the user name to change the role of the user. Then, click on the change button and the user's role will be finally be changed.

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Step 3 - Click on the Edit option to edit the user as shown below.


Step 4 - The Edit User page is displayed. In this page you can edit and also modify all the fields based on your needs. Then finally click Update User button to save your changes.



Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial. In our next tutorial post, we are going to be learning about how to Delete Users.

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