Updating a User Profile in WordPress

1.) Click 'Site Admin' and login

Click Site Admin

2.) Click your name in the top right corner

Click your name

  • You will be taken to your profile, where you will have many options for updating your info.

3.) Edit your Name Options

  • Your username cannot be changed, and should be your Elon username. You may enter your first and last name, and you are required to add a nickname.

Edit your name - your username cannot be changed.

  • You may also change your display name using the dropdown menu (options in the dropdown are dependent on the names you enter in the fields above it). Your display name will be used in the byline of your posts and your name in the info box at the bottom of your posts.

Change how your name displays publicly from the Display name publicly as dropdown

4.) Edit your Contact Info

  • Here you may enter URLs to your other sites or social media profiles. Remember, this information will be available to readers, so unless you want to direct them toward your personal Facebook profile or Pinterest boards, don't share that info.

The contact info screen is where you can edit your contact information.

5.) Add a few lines of Biographical Information

  • Include your position or the name of your office, your year and major if you're a student, or other information that might be relevant to the blog.

Under about yourself, you can enter biographical information in the biographical information box.

6.) Upload an Avatar or Profile Picture by clicking 'Choose File'

Click Choose File to upload a file as your avatar

8.) In the box that opens, find and select the image you want, and click 'Open'

Select the image you wish to upload.

9.) Click 'Update Profile' to save all of your changes

Click Update Profile to save your changes

10.) When viewing the post, your updated information should be shown in the yellow box below your post and in the byline under the post title

  • Your display name is linked to your Author Archives, your website is linked from 'Website,' and your social media profiles are linked from the icons.

 

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Article ID: 76646
Created
Tue 4/23/19 10:17 AM
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Tue 7/16/19 8:48 AM
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