WordPress user profiles and why its important!
In this post we will be focusing on understanding WordPress user profiles and why its important for establishing content authority, how to get your visitors to create user profiles and video tutorial to show you how you can create a user profile in WordPress.
The need for WordPress User Profiles
Creating a great website that the visitors love requires a clear communication between the users of your website and yourself (or other writers), for this purpose it is important that your visitors know a bit about you and your background, this helps them to connect better with you and your content.
Also when people know that they are receiving content from a person who is well versed and trained in this industry, they naturally tend to trust the information you send out, and come back for more content.
Look at most successful blogs, they all have a well defined WordPress User Profile which details the authors background.
How to get your Visitors to create user profiles?
There are a ton of membership plugins that allows you to create a membership website. A membership website is one where visitors can enroll to your website for specialized or costed content.
Now each member can create their own user profile, this functionality can be further expanded to create a community website with plugins such as BuddyPress or other community building plugins.
Further these membership plugins provide functionality such as communication between users through personal messaging, chat, forums and other such communication mechanisms.
Video Tutorial: How to manage your WordPress user Profile
WordPress provides you with the ability to create a user profile with an option to add a biography about yourself. The user profile also provides the you with several options that you can use to modify the WordPress Admin experience.
These options include details such as the color scheme for your WordPress admin, Toolbars, Proofreading options, how your user details would appear to the visitors of your blog, and a few more.
This video shows you how to update your user profile as per your needs: