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User roles editor - Add, Assign and Switch user roles

Create, edit, or delete user roles and also manage permissions and capabilities of user roles. Automatically assign and switch user roles based on different conditions.

Simplify user management of your store with the WooCommerce user roles plugin. It allows you to automatically assign and switch user roles based on specific conditions. Assign a user group to new customers instead of admins performing large & complicated tasks.

The WooCommerce user role editor plugin allows you to add new or edit existing user roles and their capabilities, except for the administrator role. 

User role WooCommerce enables you to create time-based rules and automatically change them after the defined period ends. You can change the assigned user role and can also switch back to the previous user role.  However, you can notify the user about the changing of the role through Email.

Need to enable role based pricing for user roles? Try our User Defined pricing – Name your price based on user roles plugin.

It enables you to create custom user roles and set their capabilities according to your requirements. This helps you effectively grant and manage your store user’s role based on conditions.


  • Assign roles to new users
  • Automate user-role switching
  • Manage user roles with multiple rules
  • Set criteria for user role-switching and gaining
  • Change or assign new roles based on the following:
    1. Specific product purchases
    2. Purchasing from a specific category
    3. Placing orders of a higher price range
    4. Exceeding total purchase in a range
  • Schedule user role changes
  • Revoke assigned roles and explain the changes with custom reasons
  • Email notifications when roles shift
  • Exclude specific user roles from the rule
  • Users and admins can access the role-change history
  • Compatible with Shop as a Customer for WooCommerce
This Plugin is fully compatible with HPOS(High-Performance Order Storage) and Multisite.

Add new user roles

The WooCommerce user roles plugin allows you to add and edit custom and default user roles within your WooCommerce store. However, you can also delete the custom user roles if it’s not required anymore.

Automatically Switch User Roles

WooCommerce user role editor automates switching user roles to reduce the administrative workload. Let the subscriber become a customer, the contributor becomes an author, or the shop manager becomes an administrator based on the defined criteria.

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Change Capabilities of User Roles

The WooCommerce custom roles plugin enables you to create new user roles and customize the capabilities of each user role according to your requirements. It allows you to change the capabilities of both custom and default WooCommerce user roles. You can customize the following capabilities of any user role:

  • Posts capabilities
  • Pages capabilities
  • Plugins capabilities
  • Themes capabilities
  • Core capabilities
  • Users capabilities
  • Files capabilities
  • Network capabilities
  • Sites capabilities

Assign User Roles to New Users

WooCommerce role manager helps you swiftly assign roles to new users to classify them among customers, subscribers, or a relevant user group. Welcome new users with authoritative roles to encourage them to stay connected to the store.

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Multiple Rules for User Roles

You can create multiple rules for managing user role switches and gains for different user groups with the WooCommerce editor role. It allows you to create multiple rules for specific user groups based on conditions to ensure effective and simplified management of user roles in the store.

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Set conditions to Switch User Roles Automatically

WooCommerce user role editor automates switching user roles to reduce the administrative workload. To automate user role switching and gaining, you need to set conditions. WooCommerce changing user roles after purchase plugin allows four different conditions to switch user roles.

  • Specific product purchase – select a product
  • Purchase from a specific category – choose a category
  • Ordering in a price range – provide a lower and upper limit
  • Customer’s total purchase
  • The number of total orders exceeds
  •  The amount spent in the last month is greater than

Apply Rules for a Specific Period

Enter a starting and ending date to schedule rule implementations with WooCommerce roles permission. Assign user roles or switch them within your specified period.

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Set the Duration of the Role

Assign or switch user roles for a few days. When you promote users to higher roles for a specific time, you learn how the changes affect user engagement and response.

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Return Users to Previous Roles as Needed

You can switch a user back to their previous role and capabilities. For example, if you assign a user role like WooCommerce shop manager, the user takes an unfair advantage. You can revert the specific user to their previous role and also share the reason for switching.

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Email Notifications for a Role Switch

User role editor WooCommerce sends an email notification to the user and the admin when a user role changes.

WooCommerce shop manager role

Exclude Specific User Role

You can exclude specific user roles from the rules on which the conditions of the rule will not be applicable.

WooCommerce Custom user roles

User role-switch history

Users and admins can view role-switch history with the WooCommerce role manager. They can view role changes at any time.

Admin view

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Customer view

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1. Can I create a new user role in WooCommerce?

Yes, you can add new user roles or edit existing ones with the WooCommerce role manager plugin. However, you cannot edit, delete, or create a new administrator role using this plugin.

2. Is it possible to automatically switch user roles?

Yes, this plugin allows you to automatically switch user roles based on defined conditions.

3. Can I notify a user about changing their user role?

Yes, you can notify users about changing their user role through email. And you can also revert back to the user role and mention the reason.


Our plugins are designed to be highly versatile and also compatible with the most commonly used themes, browsers, builders, and mobile views. We understand the importance of flexibility and integration when it comes to enhancing your website’s functionality. Our plugins can effortlessly integrate with the following:

Themes Compatibility

  • Store Front
  • Avada
  • Flatsome
  • Porto
  • Woodmart
  • WooCommerce default theme
  • Divi


  • Elementor
  • Bakery
  • Divi

Compatible with

  • PHP 8
  • Mobile Layout


Minimum PHP version: 5.2

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