Summary of Roles

Administrator (slug: ‘administrator’) – somebody who has access to all the administration features within a single site.
Editor (slug: ‘editor’) – somebody who can publish and manage posts including the posts of other users.
Author (slug: ‘author’) – somebody who can publish and manage their own posts.
Contributor (slug: ‘contributor’) – somebody who can write and manage their own posts but cannot publish them.
Subscriber (slug: ‘subscriber’) – somebody who can only manage their profile.