Edit an Existing WordPress User

Hey Buddy! Let’s edit some of your WordPress site’s users. Login to your WordPress dashboard (example.com/wp-login.php).

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Hover over the Users tab in the left sidebar and click on the All Users link.

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Hover over the user in the list view and click on the Edit link.

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You should now see the Edit User form.

As you can see, you can edit the following things via this form:

  • Choose to disable the visual editor when writing
  • Change the admin color scheme
  • Enable keyboard shortcuts for comment moderation
  • Show toolbar when viewing the site
  • Change the user’s role
  • Change the first and last name
  • Change the nickname
  • Change the name that is displayed publicly
  • Change the email
  • Change website
  • Change the biographical information
  • Change your passwords

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Click the Update User button and you should see the message below.

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You’ve successfully updated the information related to this user!

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