Automatically add users to each site in your WordPress network.
Yes, WordPress takes care of the default role on non-multisite installations.
The Multisite User Management section is near the bottom of the the Network Admin > Settings > Network Settings page.
example.com this page would be found at
Any sites archived or deleted will not appear. All others sites will appear.
If you do not see your sites, be sure you are looking at the Network Settings Page found at
/wp-admin/network/settings.php not a single site settings, found at
Yes, existing users will receive the default role. If you change the default role, all of your users with the old default role will receive the new default role.
Yes, users registering with a site will receive all the existing default roles.
The new site will not have a default role until it is manually set. Once set, all existing users will receive that role for the new site.
Sometimes magic happens.
To re-apply a role to all users on all sites, you must:
All users in your database should now be assigned a role for all sites.
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Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.4.2
Last Updated: 2014-10-16
Active Installs: 900+
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