How to create an Admin user in WordPress
Sometimes it can be necessary for us to get access to your WordPress installation to help with configuration or debug a problem.
It is best if you create a new administrator account for this purpose. This way you do not have to share your password and you can easily revoke access once we are done.
To create an administrator account
- Log in to your WordPress website
- Go to Users -> Add New
- Create a user for email@example.com, you can choose any username
- Important! Make sure the Role is set to “Administrator” to give the necessary access rights to change settings.
- Make sure the “Send User Notification” is checked so we get a notification the account is created.
- Click Add New User