Blogger Admin Control Panel - How to Add Multi Admins & Authors

Blogger allows multi-users and it has dynamic Admin Control Panel to add or remove Author, Admin. This platform allows only two role: Author and Admin.

Author can be compared with Editor and Admin is refereed to Administrator role.

So in this article, Editor will be mentioned as Author.

Before starting, we should make sure the following two -
  1. Differences between Author and Admin role.
  2. When we need to add someone as Author or Admin.
Blogger Admin Control Panel - How to Add Multi Admins & Authors

Differences between Author and Admin in Blogger

Access of Features Author Admin
Create Post Yes Yes
Create Page No Yes
Control Admin Panel No Yes
Manage Others create Posts, Pages, Videos, Settings No Yes
Manage Others create Posts, Pages, Videos, Settings No Yes
Access of Statics, Earnings, Layout, Theme No Yes

When you need to add someone as Author -

If we want to add someone as Guest Writer so that he/she can write post in our Blog/Website.

When we need to add someone as Admin - 

  • If we want to add someone (Expert) to work on our Blog/Website.
  • If we want to give full permission of our Blog/Website to our partner.
  • If we want to change the ownership. 

How to Add Author in Blogger

To add author in Blogger, it has some steps to complete from both side: Owner of Blog/Website and Who will be Author.

Note: 1 - 4 steps must be completed by Owner and 5 - 6 must be completed by invited Author.

6 Steps to Add Author in Blogger are - 

  1. Go to Blogger Dashboard.
  2. From Side Panel, follow SettingsBasic and scroll down to Permissions. Click on Invite more authors
    Add Authors in Blogger


  3. You will see the following pop up box. Put the email of your author to be invited. Multiple authors can be invited through their emails separated by comma.
    send author invitation

  4. Invitation will be sent to the invited Gmail as soon as you perform 'SEND'.
  5. Invited author will see an email like one -
    Invitation email to accept Author/Administrator in Blogger
    Click on 'Accept Invitation'. It will redirect to the invitation page of Blogger. Again click on 'Accept Invitation'.
  6. Invited Author will be accepted as Author to related Blog/Website as soon as you accept the invitation.

How to Add an Admin in Blogger

If you try to add Admin in Blogger like Author, there is no direct option. It has mainly two steps to add someone as Admin.
  1. First add as an Author.
  2. Next, change the Author Role into Admin. 
The procedure of adding as an author is similar to the previous. 

And after adding an Author successfully, the procedure of changing the Author role into Admin is easy. Just follow those steps - 
  • Refresh the current tab of your Browser.
  • Again go to Blogger Dashboard.
  • From Side Panel, follow Settings → Basic and scroll down to Permissions.
  • Click on Blog admins and authors

    Blog admins and authors
    Here you will see accepted admins and authors. 

  • To change the role of an Author to Admin - click on arrow icon and choose Admin. Next Save
    author to admin


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • How can I understand whether the invited author/admin accepted the invitation or didn't?

    Ans: Refresh the current tab in your Browser. Then follow Settings → Basic and scroll down to Permissions and click on Pending authors and admins. Here if you see email address of invited author, then your invited Author didn't accept invitation till now.

  • How is look of the dashboard of Blogger for the Author?

    Ans: It will look like the following image of screenshot.
    The dashboard of Blogger for the author
  • How is look of the dashboard of Blogger for the Admin?

    Ans: It will look like the same as your dashboard with full access.
I hope, this article on Blogger Admin Control Panel will help you. And let me know your thoughts in comment. 
Elliyas A.
I am Elliyas Ahmed, Founder of COMPROMATH. Follow me @CSElliyas in Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn.

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