How to Create User with Subscriber Role in WordPress

WordPress admin user with subscriber role  has only reading capability  using admin interface of WordPress. In this post I am assuming that you have installed WordPress on your hosting server and want to create wordpress user in subscriber role.

Following are the steps to create admin user with subscriber role   in WordPress. Please note that admin user with subscriber role  has only read only rights.


Log-in through your WordPress admin, in order to do that you must have username and password with rights of creating new user(s).

Go to browser address bar and type [], the admin log-in box will appears as shown in the below snapshot.


Step 2

Enter Username and password that you have provided during the time of WordPress installation and click login button or press enter.


Step 3

After the successful login you will see the WordPress dashboard with lot of options but for the time being I will stick to my topic.


Step 4

Search for Users option in left menu for that you have to do some vertical scrolling. You can find Users option just after Plugins and before tools as shown below.


Step 5

Click on Add New under Users for creating new user.


Step 6

Provide the required information and select subscriber from role drop down menu.



Step 7

Don’t forget to check “send this password to new user by email” it will send your information on email. Lastly, press add user button or enter to create user new user in WordPress with subscriber rights.

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Author: Revo

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