In our website we have two sections to defining who can do what on the site: WordPress User Roles and Ultimate Member User Roles. WordPress governs the overall site, Ultimate Member manages our membership directory.

Page Security

Security of pages, posts, sermons etc is really important for our members as it means that content that we want kept private (like our directory) is not available to the general public. The plugin Ultimate Member is used to manage what content readers can see – in other words page security. If you are seeing this page it is because you are a member of either the…

WordPress User Roles

The WordPress user system controls what users can and cannot do on our website. This includes administrative tasks, writing content, approving content, plugin and theme management, and more. The five default user roles are: Administrator – Has access to all administrative options and features. Editor – Can manage and publish posts. Traditionally, editors review posts…

Ultimate Member Roles

Ultimate Member is the plugin we use for our member directory and for managing pages that people can see or not. Ultimate Member roles are parallel and synchronised with WordPress User Roles. Ultimate Member Roles These include: Admin – Synchronises with WordPress Role Administrator, redirects to WP Admin page upon login and has full rights within UM. Editor –…

User Management

Both security and membership of the All Saints website are managed via the User section of WordPress. Here we will discuss adding users, deleting users, changing roles and how users integrate with our membership plugin, Ultimate Member.