How To Customize User Roles And Permissions In WordPress Admin

How To Customize User Roles And Permissions In WordPress Admin – Data Driven Daily Tip 295

By: Paul Hickey, Founder and Lead Strategist

Regardless of the size of your organization, WordPress is an amazing Content Management System to fit your needs. Not only is everything possible from a design and functionality standpoint, but hosting is streamlined and secure on several easy to use platforms.

Perhaps one critical component that gets overlooked in WordPress is just how easy it is to update content everywhere. It’s a MAJOR plus and selling point of the platform, and regardless of if you have 2 people or 200 people who have Admin access to your site, you may want the ability to limit what certain people can access and change.

In this video, I demonstrate how to use the “User Role Editor” plug-in –… – to essentially limit and somewhat customize Admin access levels and permissions in your WordPress site!

A new friend at also thought this article on Fixing WordPress file Permissions might be useful!

Thanks for reading, watching and listening, and have a great day!


Paul Hickey, Founder / CEO / Lead Strategist at Data Driven Design, LLC has created and grown businesses via digital strategy and internet marketing for more than 10 years. His sweet spot is using analytics to design and build websites and grow the audience and revenue of businesses via SEO/Blogging, Google Adwords, Bing Ads, Facebook and Instagram Ads, Social Media Content Marketing and Email Marketing. The part that he’s most passionate about is quantifying next marketing actions based on real data.


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