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What do the author/user levels mean ? (6 posts)

  1. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 10 years ago #

    From the readme:
    User Levels:
    0 - new user: can't post.
    1 - user: can post & edit/delete their own posts.
    3 & higher - admin: can post, edit/delete other people's posts, and change the options.
    Any user whose level is higher than 1, can edit/delete the posts and change the level of users whose level is inferior. Example: a level 2 user is not an admin, but can edit the posts of level 1 users, and up the level of a new user from 0 to 1.
    There's a bit more in there too.

  2. _mf_
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Thanks !!!
    Perhaps I should abandon the Wiki site in favor of the allmighty Readme ;)

  3. chuckg
    Member
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Almighty wiki grows with every little request like the one you just made. :)
    Someday, maybe, I can hope to post something on it. :)

  4. Eyebee
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I was wondering, and what the difference was between an author and a user, and ow to increase a user's levels.

    Only been running WP for a ew days, but it's so much easier that Movable Type, I got fed up tryingto configure the templates in that. I can do it, but I want something I can run 'out of the box' quicker than MT.

  5. Kafkaesqui

    Posted 9 years ago #

    There is no substantial difference, except users cannot post to the blog. You can change user levels through the Users admin page in WordPress (in 1.5, Users > Authors and Users). Click Promote to move a user to author status, and the + and - either side of their level # to change the level.

  6. The old Wiki has already been abandoned. The new documentation Wiki (Codex) has the User Level list right here: http://codex.wordpress.org/User_Levels

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