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I don't want to show the permalink if the user is subscriber. Can anyone help me to achieve that?

PS: I'm talking about the permalink which appears below title while creating new post.

PPS: I modified the rules for subscriber. They can able to submit the post for review

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Subscribers cannot create new posts. Are you talking about the contributor role? –  Brian Fegter Feb 8 '12 at 17:26
    
No i modified the rules for subscriber. They can able to submit the post for review –  Giri Feb 8 '12 at 17:39
    
Please notate that in your question as it innately will cause some confusion with the out-of-the-box role permissions. –  Brian Fegter Feb 8 '12 at 17:50
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maybe this can do the trick? (untested). Note I used contributor role (Thanks to Brian Fegter for pointing this out)

function my_remove_meta_boxes() {
    if (current_user_can('contributor')) {
        remove_meta_box('slugdiv', 'post', 'normal');
    }
}
add_action( 'admin_menu', 'my_remove_meta_boxes' );
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Hi i think hook will be do_meta_boxes instead of admin_menu –  Giri Feb 8 '12 at 17:45
    
ok, just used another example from somewhere without testing it. If you say that's working then I'd update the answer for future reference. –  Yoav Aner Feb 8 '12 at 17:51
    
No i guess you are right. So don't change anything –  Giri Feb 8 '12 at 18:17
    
Hi the code you given is to hide slug metabox. Not that permalink edit box. Let me post the answer –  Giri Feb 8 '12 at 18:34
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up vote 2 down vote accepted
function hide_slug_box() {
    global $post;
    global $pagenow;
    if (is_admin() && $pagenow=='post-new.php' OR $pagenow=='post.php') {
        echo "<script type='text/javascript'>
            jQuery(document).ready(function($) {
                jQuery('#edit-slug-box').hide();
            });
            </script>
        ";
    }
}
add_action( 'admin_head', 'hide_slug_box'  );
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Just wondering why you accepted the previous answer, then posted your own answer. Which answer is correct? –  Brian Fegter Feb 8 '12 at 19:26
    
Actually i thought Yoav Aner answer is right. So i accepted it. But when i try it, it actually removes slug metabox which is wrong. So i posted the new answer. My answer is right and its working. But i need to wait 2 days to accept my answer –  Giri Feb 8 '12 at 19:35
    
@Virthagirl ahh I see. :) –  Brian Fegter Feb 8 '12 at 20:36
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i think it is better to use css than to use jQuery to hide the element...

instead of the script part i use

 echo "<style>
       #edit-slug-box {display:none!important}
        </style>
    ";
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