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permissions on themes directory

I have a ftp user like owner of all files and directories. When I try to modify any file (e.g. styles.css) with Editor from Admin Panel I see this message: To save the changes, is needed that the ...
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How do I force WP to set upload directory permissions correctly?

I installed a fresh copy of Wordpress 3.7.1 last week and uploaded an image using the media uploader. The image was uploaded alright, I could see it with FTP, but requesting it returned an HTTP error ...
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Lock access to plugin options

While editing a post/page, that item is locked to the current user. How can something similar be accomplished with the settings pages? Take this for example. admin A is changing settings for a ...
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Preventing role reading others posts

I've got a custom post type that I want to allow a specific user role to add posts to, however they must not be able to read posts from others. Here's my custom post type code: ...
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Schedule a post without editing permissions

I want an user to schedule posts but I don't want the user to edit those. Is there a way to schedule draft or pending posts without the others editing permissions?
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Plugins and user roles

Alot of plugins only allow for Admins to edit, and i want other roles to edit those as well. I have a wp site running WooCommerce which has a user role "shop manager" and i have a plugin that users ...
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wp_signon gives error insufficient_permissions

This seems odd to me because if you're signing on a user you shouldn't already be signed in... therefore your permissions shouldn't matter. It may be a bit of an odd way of going about it, so that ...
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Malware/Permission bug removal?

I'm facing a hell of a problem on a client's WP theme. Whenever I try to 'Activate' it, it gives me the following errors on a blank page: Warning: ...
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Create and Assign Page on Signup

I would like users to be able to have a personal page that they can edit when they sign up for an account. I know of WP-MU, but I don't want a blog for each user, just a page of a specific post-type. ...
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Edit draft from other author

I need that editors in my blog can read and edit drafts from other authors. I've tried some access manager plugins: Advanced Access Manager User Role Editor But none of these helped me. I've also ...
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Permission of uploads folder [duplicate]

My Wordpress site was hacked today. When I investigated, I noticed that there were some malicious files under wp-content/uploads/ folder. I had set the permission of uploads folder to 777 for ...
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How to let users have permissions to upload from the front end in Wordpress

I have a frontend form from using ACF that allows uploads to be uploaded but it only works when I am logged in. I want new users who have never logged in to still be able to upload. How can I ...
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WordPress keeps asking for connection information in localhost

I tried to find and answer but even though the problem is common I haven't been able to fix it, WP keeps asking me for the FTP info on my local LAMP environment when trying to install, delete or ...
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What are the recommended database permissions for WordPress?

I just got WP running on my own server. I am not trying to lock things down more. What permissions should the db user have to my WP db?
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Redirect after closing Theme Customizer when user does not have permission for theme page

I'm looking for a way to alter the href target for the "close" button from the theme customizer. Another question/answer came very close, but in my case the solution used which involved ...
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Can't install new plugins because of the error “Could not create directory”

A faculty member is having difficulties with a instructional wordpress install. Fixing individual permission problems has been hit and miss, and have become a perennial pain, so I'll ask here. What ...
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How does WordPress update plugins, without running into permissions issues?

I am developing a plugin for PrestaShop, it works but the issue is with its autoupdate. Sometimes it fails on customers server due to permissions issues. How exactly does WordPress handle plugin ...
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plugin install wants ftp (chown and 755 not enough)

I have root access in ssh to my install (and other wp install working) so im not sure what i missed... installing plugins through the wp-admin interface, it wants me to input ftp. i remember this ...
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Allow authors to edit pending posts

I am using the WP User Frontend plugin so that frontend user can create posts. The users creates a post, the admin has to review/publish it. Then if needed, the author can edit his posts, they are ...
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Permissions with Custom Post Types

Afternoon everyone. I made a theme for a friend's site using a custom post type called "fixtures" but I can't get it to allow users listed as "Writers" to be attributed as the authors of these posts, ...
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Featured image not working, because of custom user role?

I've got a weird issue. My post thumbnails aren't working with a custom role. Images can be uploaded, and when viewing the media uploader they show as attached to the relevant post. However, when ...
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How to prevent a post from being deleted?

For auditing issue, I only want a post can be trashed, but not deleted - for all users. So I have a plugin like add_action('before_delete_post', function($id) { wp_die(0); }); But ...
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Plugin not installing properly, functions being redeclared

I've installed a plugin (HC custom WP-Admin url) locally and I didn't have any problems. I tried to install it on my server and I get the following error: Fatal error: Cannot redeclare ...
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Remove menu items from admin page and limit capabilities

By default, I am allowing people to subscribe as contributors to my site which allows them certain actions. What I then want to do is remove Posts, Comments, Contact (ContactForm7) and Tools leaving ...
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Determine if a BuddyPress group is public, private or hidden?

How do I programmatically determine if a BuddyPress group is public, private or hidden?
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Wordpress and multisites, the rigth choice?

I'm about to start a website, for a non-profit organization, and I need it to be a multi-site platform. I do not know Worpress but I know there is a multi-site option. Thus I'm wondering if Wordpress ...
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Removed and Reinstalled Wordpress, Redirect Broken now

I just removed and reinstalled wordpress, I think something messed up.. Now when I enter URL, such as "test123.com", nothing load.. The ".htaccess" file on root folder is empty. and content of ...
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How to filter the role selector?

I know that roles in WordPress are not hierarchical, but I'm wondering if there is any type of capability to "assign users to roles". All I can see if being able to add users or not. The real kicker ...
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Create Read Only Admin

Is there an easy way to create an admin user that has read only permissions? That is, they can login and see everything an admin can, but they cannot change anything at all.
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xmlrpc wp.newPost doesn't store custom_fields

i've came across a problem today with wordpress, i'm trying to post articles to my wordpress blog using xmlrpc interface, with a custom post_type and custom_fields (both defined in my theme). What ...
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solution to prevent specific admins from altering site contents

I wonder if there is a solution already present that will restrict even the top level admins that I select from doing things such as installing plugins, disabling plugins, etc. that an admin normally ...
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Iframe a WordPress template

I am trying to iframe a template in WP e.g. <p><a class='iframe' href="<?php bloginfo('template_directory'); ?>/training-form.php">Book Now</a></p> This gives me a ...
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Disable Media Uploads to non Admin Users

I am working on a clients site, one of the features they want is for his Editors or Authors to only be able to select existing images to insert into Posts from the Media Library. So looking at the ...
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Cannot upload anything via wordpress

I've just recently installed a local installation of Wordpress 3.5.2 on my laptop, running ubuntu 12.10. I installed following the guide from here. So far, everything else is working, except I cannot ...
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What capability is required to view posts, scheduled in the future, by someone else?

So, I'm trying to create a number of custom roles within my theme to meet with the custom requirements of the site. The first, and most simple, being 'external viewer' who I want to simply be able to ...
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Why does deactivating a plugin cause error: “You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page”?

We recently deactivated the bbPress plugin because we don't use it anymore. Immediately following that, no admin users can get into the dashboard without hitting the infamous: "You do not have ...
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User Roles: How to hide a plugin from showing in WP-Admin?

I would like to be able to hide a few plugins from showing in the WP-Admin for users who do not have a specific user role as I do not want those users to be able to edit the settings. Do I have to do ...
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Roles for Custom Post Types

I created some custom post types, but I would like to hide them in the dashboard from Subscribers, Authors, and Editors (essentially, just allow administrators to access them). Can I do this without ...
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Remove wordpress author's capability to moderate comments on their own posts

WordPress authors have permission to edit others comments on their own post. How to disable this and still allow the authors to edit their published posts?
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Permalinks and page store

I posted this on stackoverflow and they said i can try here - I have wordpress installed on my website. On that site, under a subfolder i have oscommerce system installed as online commerce store. ...
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Update post counts (published, draft, unattached) in admin interface

I am working on a multi-user WordPress setup and have made it so a particular type of user can only see and interact with posts, images, pages etc that they have authored. The code to make this happen ...
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Use mulitple usernames?

Can I configure wordpress to use two database usernames, one to read (which has read-only permissions in the database) and one to post (who is hidden in a protected wp-admin directory) for security ...
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Restrict users on multisite WordPress install

I have a series of sites that I maintain as part of a WordPress multisite install. I'd like to be able to create users accounts that are restricted to viewing only a single one of these sites. Is ...
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Upgrading problem

I am using a CentOs server that managed with Plesk panel. All domains have different users. I have 2 different installation of WordPress. One is installed from FTP and the other one is installed from ...
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Can't use the built-in wordpress install/upgrade plugin feature [closed]

When I try to upgrade or install a plugin I get a successful message: Downloading install package from http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/jquery-lightbox-gallery.zip… Unpacking the package… ...
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Restrict access to specific content

I need to create several users in WP and to restrict their permissions to specific contents. For example: I create a custom content type called "Cook Profile" with several text fields and the ...
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Custom Role does not have access to dashboard

I was just adding a custom role by using the add_role() function. Here is the code below: add_role('user', 'User', array('read')); I figured this would give the same level of access as the ...
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Permission denied in template-loader .php

Oh man. I tried to create a custom page template for a page on my site page-cumberland-principles.php When I go to view that page, the page showed up completely blank. I used wp_debug, and found ...
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Custom WP plugin installation permission problem

I've developed a custom plugin for WP. When I install it manually on my server, using FTP transfer, all is perfectly working. I tried to make a zip file and uploading it through WP admin panel. All ...
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Are these wp-content permissions safe?

I have just started out with a VPS running centos 6.3 to host my blog and play around. After Installing WordPress 3.5.1, when I tried to install some plugins from the admin console, it complained of ...