How do I assign a user an SEO role?

With the release of Yoast SEO 5.5 comes a great new feature: SEO roles. Not sure which user role to pick? This article explains the available SEO roles and capabilities.

  1. Log in to your WordPress website as an Administrator.

    When you’re logged in, you will be in your ‘Dashboard’.

  2. Click on ‘Users’.

    On the left-hand side, you will see a menu. In that menu, click on ‘Users’.

  3. Click ‘Edit’ for the user that needs to be assigned an SEO role.

    Or click on the username of a user that needs to be assigned an SEO role.

  4. Change the ‘Role’ to the appropriate SEO role.

    Click on the role drop down menu and select the appropriate SEO role.WordPress Admin Users Edit User : Role

  5. Click ‘Update User’.

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