How to Create New User Roles and Edit Role Capabilities? 

Creating New User Roles and Editing Role Capabilities

First, you need to install and activate the “User Roles Editor for WooCommerce” plugin on your WordPress site.

Once the plugin is activated, go to your WordPress Admin Panel, then navigate to “Users” and click on “User Role Editor.” This will take you to a section where you can manage user roles.

Add User Role:

In the User Role Editor section, you’ll see a list of existing user roles. To create a new one, click on the “Add User Role” button.

A popup window will appear asking for some details:

  • User Role Name: Give your new role a descriptive name that reflects its purpose.
  • User Role Key: This is a unique identifier for the role within WordPress.
  • Capabilities Type Dropdown: Choose how you want to set the role’s capabilities:
    • Copy User Role Capabilities: If you want the new role to have similar permissions to an existing role, select one from the dropdown.
    • Add Custom Capabilities: If you want to define custom permissions for the role, choose this option.
      • Select Custom Capabilities: If you choose to add custom capabilities, specify them here. This lets you tailor the role’s permissions to fit your needs.

Once you’ve filled in the details, click “Create” to finalize the process.

By following these steps, you can easily create new user roles with specific capabilities tailored to your website’s needs.