WordPress使用角色的概念来让博客的所有者对用户进行权限控制。博客所有者可以控制用户写文章、创建页面、管理插件、管理主题,以及管理其他用户的权限。博客所有者可以通过该工具分配用户权限。

WordPress 有五个预定义的角色: 管理员(Administrator )、编辑(Editor)、作者(Author)、投稿者(Contributor)和订阅者(Subscriber)。每一种角色被允许执行一系列被称作为功能的任务。

管理员
activate_plugins
add_users
create_users
delete_others_pages
delete_others_posts
delete_pages
delete_plugins
delete_posts
delete_private_pages
delete_private_posts
delete_published_pages
delete_published_posts
delete_themes
delete_users
edit_dashboard
edit_files
edit_others_pages
edit_others_posts
edit_pages
edit_plugins
edit_posts
edit_private_pages
edit_private_posts
edit_published_pages
edit_published_posts
edit_theme_options
edit_themes
edit_users
export
import
install_plugins
install_themes
list_users
manage_categories
manage_links
manage_options
moderate_comments
promote_users
publish_pages
publish_posts
read_private_pages
read_private_posts
read
remove_users
switch_themes
unfiltered_html (not with Multisite. See Unfiltered MU)
unfiltered_upload
update_core
update_plugins
update_themes
upload_files

编辑
delete_others_pages
delete_others_posts
delete_pages
delete_posts
delete_private_pages
delete_private_posts
delete_published_pages
delete_published_posts
edit_others_pages
edit_others_posts
edit_pages
edit_posts
edit_private_pages
edit_private_posts
edit_published_pages
edit_published_posts
manage_categories
manage_links
moderate_comments
publish_pages
publish_posts
read
read_private_pages
read_private_posts
unfiltered_html (not with Multisite. See Unfiltered MU)
upload_files

作者
delete_posts
delete_published_posts
edit_posts
edit_published_posts
publish_posts
read
upload_files

投稿人
delete_posts
edit_posts
read