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Rename WordPress User Roles

The PublishPress Capabilities plugin allows you to rename any existing user roles on your WordPress site.

  • After installing the plugin, go to “Capabilities” in your WordPress admin menu.
  • Select the role you want to rename in the “Select Role to View / Edit” area.
  • Enter the new name for the role into the “Rename Role” box.
  • Click “Rename”.
  • You will now see a message that the role was renamed:

Note: you may need to refresh your screen before your new role name appears in dropdown menus and other areas.

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