What is a User?
A user in WordPress is anyone who is registered on your site. Rather than just viewing your site, they can log in with a username and password.
More About Users
You automatically register yourself as a user when you create a WordPress website. If needed, you can add additional site users, giving them log-in credentials.
User roles can be helpful if you want to feature guest posts on your website. You can also start providing exclusive membership content, which specific users can access.
You can set user restrictions to one of several roles with varying permissions:
These roles will define what users can or can’t access on your website.