Adding Users to Your Blog

Posted December 9th, 2011 at 11:10 am.

Note: if you encounter difficulties adding users, please contact Web Services via help@brynmawr.edu with the following information:

– The address of your blog

– The name and email address of the person you would like to add

A. To add someone who is already a blogs.brynmawr.edu user:

1. Click the Users menu in the Dashboard

2. Click “Add New”

Add New Users menu option

3. Type the email address they use for their WordPress account (e.g. Bryn Mawr email for all Bryn Mawr users) in the box provided and choose their role (more about user roles).

4. Your new user will be sent an email invitation to join your blog– they will have to click a link to confirm that they want to become a user.

B. To add a Bryn Mawr community member who is NOT already a blogs.brynmawr.edu user:

1. Click the Users menu in the Dashboard

2. Click “Add Dir Auth User”

3. Type the user’s Bryn Mawr username in the Username field, choose their role, and add them.

add directory enabled user screen

4. Unless you skip sending a confirmation email, your new user will be sent an email invitation to join your blog. They will have to click a link to confirm that they want to become a user.

 

C. To add a Haverford or Swarthmore user who is NOT already a blogs.brynmawr.edu user:

New Haverford or Swarthmore users must sign themselves up as WordPress users via the Haverford or Swarthmore users link on the blogs.brynmawr.edu homepage.

blogs.brynmawr.edu homepage with signup links

1. Haverford and Swarthmore users must sign up using their college email address.

2.  They will be prompted to set a separate password in WordPress, as we cannot use their college credentials.

3. Then you may add them to your blog via Method A above.

D. Adding Users from outside the Trico

Please contact Web Services via help@brynmawr.edu if you need to add an outside user to a blog.

Include the following:

– The address of your blog

– The name and email address of the person you would like to add

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