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WP User Role Renamer


Set A Custom Or temporary name for wp user roles
to make it eaiser for you to use the website

Name can be changed by tools => WP User Role Rename

This plugin is integrated with :

Call `wp_urr_get_name($key,$val);`

$key : User Role Slug
$val : Default Value When No Value Exist

Use shortcode `[wp_urr role=”” value=””]`

$key : User Role Slug  
$val : Default Value When No Value Exist


Minimum Requirements

  • WordPress 3.8 or greater
  • PHP version 5.2.4 or greater
  • MySQL version 5.0 or greater

Automatic installation

Automatic installation is the easiest option as WordPress handles the file transfers itself and you don’t need to leave your web browser. To do an automatic install of WP User Role Renamer, log in to your WordPress dashboard, navigate to the Plugins menu and click Add New.

In the search field type “WP User Role Renamer” and click Search Plugins. Once you’ve found our plugin you can view details about it such as the the point release, rating and description. Most importantly of course, you can install it by simply clicking “Install Now”

Manual installation

The manual installation method involves downloading our plugin and uploading it to your Web Server via your favourite FTP application. The WordPress codex contains instructions on how to do this here.

  1. Installing alternatives:

    • via Admin Dashboard:
    • Go to ‘Plugins > Add New’, search for “WP User Role Renamer”, click “install”
    • OR via direct ZIP upload:
    • Upload the ZIP package via ‘Plugins > Add New > Upload’ in your WP Admin
    • OR via FTP upload:
    • Upload wp-user-role-renamer folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


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  • Fixed Minor Issues


  • Base Version