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How to get all capabilities of an existing user role

How can I get ALL the capabilities of an existing user role (eg. Author) ? I'll be using it to quickly duplicate an existing user role, then create a new role then assign or remove capabilities to a ...
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If user is logged in and has a role echo statement

I currently have a dive set up which I would like to display different bits of information when the user is logged in and has a specific role. I have three roles 'administrator' 'adoption-agency' ...
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Allow role to edit users at lower level with only specific metadata

How to allow a custom role, company-administrator, to be able to edit/create/delete users lower than their level, subscriber, where some metadata is matched? To elaborate: I'm making a membership ...
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How to allow an user role to create a new user under a role which lower than his level only?

I have three extra roles in my site. Doctor Receptionist Guest those roles are added by following code: * adding Doctor role */ $doctor_role = add_role( 'Doctor', __('Doctor'), array( ...
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Allow BBPress participant role to trash topics

I have a small project with BBPress roles, here is what needs to happen if at all possible. Participant Role Participants should be able to trash posts. Participants should be able to restore ...
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How to show a gloabl message on a user profile page (in back end)?

I want to show a global message for all users in their profile page. I do not want to edit profile.php what is the hook to do this? Basically I want to add a div to show a paragraph below the ...
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Undo User Role Name Change

I had changed the default user role name for 'contributor' using following code in the theme function file global $wp_roles; if ( ! isset( $wp_roles ) ) $wp_roles = new WP_Roles(); ...
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What is more secure checking capabilities of user or checking role of user in WordPress plugin development

Suppose I need to check the logged in user is subscriber not anyone else. So if I check the capability like "read". Then subscriber is OK but "read" capability is also associated to admin/publisher as ...
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Custom Role with Own Page Edit Capability

I need to create a custom role that is only able to edit and publish his own page (page created by admin and afterwards assigned to the user with the custom role). I have successfully created the new ...
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What's the difference between Role and Meta capabilities; When to use map_meta_cap() filter

I'm getting very confused about the following things: difference between Role and Meta capabilities, difference between Meta and Primitive capabilities, when to use map_meta_cap() filter. There ...
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WP_User->add_role producing unexpected results

I recently had to script the adding of a number of roles to a selection of the users in my database. In order to do so I put together a script like this: error_reporting(E_ALL); ...
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Allow users to set a post author

I have a website owned by myself that allows people to submit work for us to publish. I have a team of staff who need to create posts..etc I have assigned users the author role which allows them to ...
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Custom user role cannot see or modify featured image

I have created a custom post type called Event and I have enabled support for featured images in my functions.php file, but still my custom user role can not see the featured image meta box on the ...
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Post_name is missing after wp_update_post

I have a problem with my CPT. Registered a partner post type and I want the partner to be able to edit it if the post is draft or pending. I can edit the whole post instead post_name. Post name will ...
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Custom role cannot upload media in new custom post page

Sorry if this question is duplicated. It seems to be similar to this question (Custom post type media upload error with custom user role) but I couldn't make it work. I have a custom role called ...
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How to change a user's role depending on date registered?

I imported 4000 users on 1st October 2015 as "subscribers" and now need to change all their roles to a custom role called "To Be Approved". So what I need is to change the roles of these subscribers ...
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Change the user role based on login or theme switch

I'm developing a CMS system based on a multisite installation. I need to be able to do the following: Whenever a user logs into his site, he will immediately be forced into "Contributor" role. I ...
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How to change a user's role?

I have custom roles in my setup and I want to be able to automatically change a user's role thru a function. Say user A has a SUBSCRIBER role, how do I change it to EDITOR? When adding a role we just: ...
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Allow user to only access custom post type

I am starting to get comfortable with Custom Post Types, but I donĀ“t get the capabilities for them right. I have something like this: // define capabilities... $capabilities_werden = array( ...
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Access on specific pages in wordpress for a specific user

My Question is regarding User access control in wordpress I have two user - admin (admin access) and user1(editor). My requirement is admin can do any modification in admin site. But user1 can only ...
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WordPress edit_user_profile_update update secondary role

I am trying to save secondary role field in user-edit.php which is independent of WP's main roles. I had no problem with saving other custom fields that are unique but for roles (wp_capabilities), it ...
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Users roles, make a page belonging to multiple users

I have a website with a lot of users. They are all editor (with same custom roles). They can add page and post, and edit only their own page/post. But some users need the ability to edit some ...
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Send in for review instead of publishing posts

I'm using a script to add multiple editors to a specific post (custom post type), so when they login, they only can edit the posts they are linked to. The problem is, when a user edits a posts, he can ...
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Prevent multiple roles

I have the following code which updates a user's role according to his/her Paid Membership Pro subscription: //assign role function my_pmpro_after_change_membership_level($level_id, $user_id) { ...
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current_user_can() return FALSE but debugging says TRUE

BACKGROUND I have created a must-use plugin where I keep general functions. Like register_post_type(). Here I've created several Custom Post Types. With the help of several really good posts, I ...
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remove wp admin menu by customer user role

I have a custom user that i'm trying to minimize access for. I have a few admin menus in the toolbar that I'd like removed but only for this customer user role. I currently have it working for ...
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Defined user role to access plugin's pages

I Have two plugin installed Job Manager and Events and i want to defined User roles to access These plugin's created pages (Plugin Pages).
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Weird capabilities / roles behavior

I've been playing with the custom post types capabilities and some behaviors remains really mysticals for me. The Setup Say you have a Custom Post Type (CPT) called show for defining a radio ...
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Add capability to a role , so user is only able to view his own posts

I have created a user role vendor. Right now i am able to give the capabilities to the users, to be able to only edit,delete etc But then the user sees all the posts irrespective of who is the ...
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Hide All Published Posts from edit.php Paged

I am using AIT directory wordpress theme and customizing it. What i did till now is, created a custom post type similar to that came with theme, Now, all things are working correctly except one ...
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Custom Role accessing the wp-option table

I'm using a plugin that create an additional record in the wp-option. Everything is great with the admin account, the record can be save and update. But I'm stuck with allowing one of the custom role ...
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Practical limit on number of roles

I'm building a wordpress site that uses buddy press and a BP extension called BP Activity Privacy (BPAP). What the BPAP plugin does, is allows the user to set privacy settings for posts to the ...
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How to allow Contributors to publish articles after approval

I am trying to make a website with similar functionality to tutsplus (its a tutorial website where anyone can post a tutorial). I thought it would be best to use WordPress and set the default role to ...
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Private page protected with username and password

We are building a WordPress site where one of the pages needs to be accessed via username and password. I know that I can create a "Private" page, where the user can enter a password to view. ...
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How to publish custom post type for custom role user and not “submit for review”?

I've created a custom post type 'openproject', where i set capabilities. function custom_post_openproject() { $labels = array( 'name' => 'openproject', 'add_new' => 'Add new ...
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Prevent author role from editing others posts

I have created a custom post type "Extension" and a role "Extension Author". A user in this role should only be able to edit his/her own extensions. As it is now the user can click "edit extension" ...
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Manage Roles and Capabilities on Multi-site

I am trying to enable some features for Subscriber user role in a eCommerce theme where originally had be set for Admin role and I like to modify that. I tried AAM plugin but for this specific site ...
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Editor Widget Role

i need to give to editor role the access on widget (or if possibile on a specific widget). I use the code on this question and function but i have a problem. The editor can see the widget and also ...
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Disallow “contributors” to edit their own posts once they've been set to “Pending Review”

My question is exactly what is in the title: how can I disallow "contributors" to edit their own posts once they've been set to "Pending Review"? I can't seem to find any documentation on how to do ...
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Toggle User Roles with button

I don't know if this is possible, but I've got two user roles: Hero and Legend. When people subscribe to my website, they're assigned the Hero user role. I would like to be able to toggle users to ...
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Disable posts, only allow to edit existing pages, not create new ones (create_posts)

I am trying to limit a user role to only be able to edit existing pages, but not create new ones or do anything else like anything with posts. I have read this: Is there an existing capability to ...
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Search results show only content by admin post authors

In my current wordpress project there is an issue with search results. The project includes users of a custom role competitor who are able to upload images in the media library. Since ...
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Restrict access to options-*.php pages

I have a custom role named manager with manage_options and read capabilities , i want to restrict him not to access Settings menu, you may say remove manage_options capability but that's not the case ...
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Permission to change post Author

I am trying to create a "limited admin" but I cannot manage to give this user rights to change the author of posts. The regular administrator can see the dropdown option to change author from both ...
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How to create a profile page for specfic / custom user role members?

I am trying to create a profile page for every user if his / her role is a custom role. Ive created a custom role in my site. Now this is the default role is assigned to the members when they ...
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Add Media Upload Capabilities Needed for Custom Role for non-Posts

I finally managed to update an old WP 3.3.1 site to WP 4.1 with few issues, but one unexpected change seems to have come about with relation to file uploads. In the WP 3.3.1 version of the plugin, I ...
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Add role that restricts user to post in specific category

I'm trying to create a role that restricts the ability to post to a specific category, hiding the other from the checkbox. I don't want to use plugins. I'm looking for a snippet to put in ...
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creating different edit screens for different roles

I have created a custom post type and custom role, created the proper capabilities and assigned them so the new role and see and edit their own ctp's entries... but I'd like to create a customized ...
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add_role menu pages are not visible

I added a custom role this way: add_role( 'tabellenadmin', __( 'Tabellenadministrator' ), array( 'activate_plugins' => true, 'delete_others_pages' => true, 'delete_others_posts' ...
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How-to Delay The Capability To Publish Posts?

I use buddypress and all new members have the role of author. The site is more like a forum with one topic. I'm not worried about comments, just posts. Recently I have received a bunch of spam from ...