How to add a new WordPress admin user

Adding a user with administrator rights in WordPress is very easy. Please use the steps below to create an admin user.

1. Log in to your WordPress website.

When you’re logged in, you will be in your “Dashboard”.

2. Click on 'Users'.

On the left-hand side, you will see a menu. In that menu, click on ‘Users’.

3. Click ‘Add New’.

In the same menu, click the ‘Add New User’ button.

4. Fill out the form and set the role to Administrator.

If you’re creating the account for us, please fill out the Username and Email as instructed by your representative. Please make sure to check ‘Send User Notification’.

5. Click ‘Add New User’.

At the bottom of the form, click the ‘Add New User’ button.

6. Send new user info.

If you want us to be able to log in to your website, please copy the link to your admin login URL and the username in your email.  Please do not include the password in your email to us. We will use the password reset feature to generate a password for our use.

For example:
Login URL: http://example.com/wp-admin
User: YoastSupport

Once you no longer require assistance, please delete our user account.

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