Add Elon Users to a Wordpress Blog

1.) Go to the blog dashboard

2.) Under Tools, click on 'Import Users'

Under Tools, click on 'Import Users'

3.) Enter student Elon email addresses here

  • You can type them directly into the box or copy and paste.

Enter student Elon email addresses in the email address box

4.) Select their role

The author role allows students to post their own content but not edit anyone else's content.

  • Administrators have access to all the administration features.
  • Editors can publish posts, manage posts as well as manage other people’s posts, etc.
  • Authors can publish and manage their own posts, and are able to upload files.
  • Contributors can write and manage their posts but not publish posts or upload media files.
  • Subscribers can read comments/comment/receive newsletters, etc., but cannot create regular site content.

Select the role for the users from the "Role for these users" dropdown

5.) Click 'Import Users'

Their Elon blogs account is now ready and they can login to your blog. You can email them a link to your blog or they can login at

Please note:

  • If they've used previously, they can login with their existing Elon blogs account
  • If they haven’t used, they will need to create a password for their account. To create a password, they'll need to click "Forget your password" on the login screen and follow the on-screen directions.

Click 'Import Users'


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Elon’s blog service, located at, utilizes the WordPress platform to give Elon faculty, staff, and students an easy tool for online writing.