Creating custom WordPress user roles within a site offers you various possibilities for segmenting your users, based on the type of audience that you want to target. Below, I’ll walk you through how to create your own custom user roles by using Profile Builder. Why and when to use Roles Editor from Profile Builder WordPress comes along with a few default user roles that are all that is needed for a site that requires user registration and user login. However, there are a few cases where a certain type of websites requires a custom user role that doesn’t fit the default ones: Administrator: a user role that has access to all the administrative functions of the website; Author: a user role that offers access to users to publish and manage their own posts; Contributor: a user role that offers access to users who can write and manage their own posts, but yet can publish them; Editor: a user role that can publish and manage posts of all users, including their own; Subscriber: a user role that has access to read content posted on a site and edit his profile. These default user roles have capabilities that can help most type of websites. But, for example, if you are running an
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