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Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Sites at Penn State and WordPress, from basic WordPress features to theme and plugin set-up instructions.

Transferring Ownership of a Site to Another User

As an Administrator of a site, you can make another user an Administrator by following the steps below:

  1. Go into the Dashboard of the site on which you want to change ownership
  2. Click on Users→All Users Dashboard
  3. Check the box next to the user for whom you’d like to change the role
  4. Using the Change role to… dropdown menu, select Administrator
  5. Click the Change button

Changing User Roles

Remove Myself from a Site

Unfortunately, you can’t remove yourself from a site. However, you can ask another Administrator of a site to remove you.

  1. Click on Users→All Users in your Dashboard
  2. Hover your cursor over the username you want to remove, then click Remove

Removing a User

More details on user roles can be read in the WordPress.com documentation, including information on:

  • Adding Viewers to a Private Site
  • Changing User Roles
  • Removing Users
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