How to add a new admin user to your website

Date: Thursday, 28th October 2021 | Category: , ,

When first receiving your website from Phew, all admin users will have been set up for you. However you may find that as time goes by, new starters join the organisation and require access to the website. This handy step-by-step guide will show you how to add an admin user to your website.

Log in to your WordPress website.

When you’re logged in, you will be in your ‘Dashboard’.

Click on ‘Users’.

On the left-hand side, you will see a menu. In that menu, click on ‘Users’.

website admin step 1

Click ‘Add New’. 

Across the top, click the 'Add New' button.

website admin step 2

Fill out the form and set the role to Administrator.

website admin step 3

Click ‘Add New User’.

At the bottom of the form, click the ‘Add New User’ button.

Still looking for further information? 

Check out our handy video below on how create an admin user or email us at and we will be able to give further clarification on any questions.