User management plugins

At the time of this writing, there were over 100 plugins tagged users in the WordPress Plugin Directory: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/tags/users. They add functionality that allows you to do the following things (among many others):

  • Send an e-mail to registered blog users
  • Assign multiple authors to a single post
  • Generate and display user profiles of registered users
  • Restrict which categories different roles of users can use on their posts
  • Track which pages your logged-in users are viewing

There are three plugins that people often find useful when a number of people edit a website, especially if they have a range of authority over final website content.

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