Adding Contributors to Your Site
A number of different contributor roles are available as part of WordPress.
From the Dashboard page, click the Users link on the left.
Tip: If you see only icons in the left navigation menu, click the arrow at the bottom of the menu to expand your options.
Click Add New
- Under Add Existing User, add the EID of the user In the Username or Email field
- Select an appropriate role for the user from the Role menu. Each role has specific permissions associated with it.
- Click Add Existing User.
Note: Please contact the ITS Service Desk for assistance if you encounter the error: user@address (userEID) is already associated with another account. All accounts (including the admin account) must have an unique email address.
Note: If you receive an error stating that the user does not exist, please have them log in to the http://sites.utexas.edu/ homepage and then try once more. This error indicates that they do not yet have a user account for the University Blog Service and logging in to the Blogs service will create one for them.