Chapter 3: Managing Users and Multiple Authors

In This Chapter

arrow.png Deciding what roles to assign users

arrow.png Allowing new users to register

arrow.png Adding a new user

arrow.png Making changes to user profiles

arrow.png Using tools to manage multi-author sites

Multi-author blogging means inviting others to coauthor, or contribute articles, posts, pages, or other content to your blog. You can expand the offerings on your website or blog by using multi-author blogging because you can have several different people writing on different topics or offering different perspectives on the same topic. Many people use it to create a collaborative writing space on the web, and WordPress doesn’t limit you in the number of authors you can add to your blog.

Additionally, you can invite other people to register as subscribers, who don’t contribute content but are registered members of the blog, which can have benefits, too. (For example, you could make some content available to registered users only.)

This chapter takes you through the ...

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