Super admin feature?

Hello Everyone,

We are outsourcing a bunch of wordpress sites (MU) to a freelancer. As a precaution we want to maintain a higher level of control and yet allow the freelancer to be the admin. This way if the freelancer disappears or changes the password, we can login as super admin and change the credentials.

Any thoughts on how this can be done? Any feedback on Extended Super Admins plugin?

Thank you,

  • Philip John
    • DEV MAN’s Apprentice


    If this is on a standard install, you could use the Members plugin to create a new "Super Admin" user role which you grant yourself and add all privileges.

    Then, modify the default admin role to remove certain privileges you don't want your freelancer to have (such as edit_roles).

    That way, as far as the freelancer can see they are still an admin but they don't get to do everything...


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