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Restricting access to content

I'm developing a functionality to let only customers and doctors have access to exam results. But i'm not so sure about the strenght of my code in securing view only to those authorised. I've gotten ...
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How to restrict attachment download to a specific user?

I have a very specific use case where the site built for a lawyer and each of his clients can login to their own 'specific page/portal' (custom post type) without the ability to access wp-admin etc. ...
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Is there a plugin that lets users request an account on the site?

Is there a Wordpress plugin that lets users fill in a form to request an account that then has to be cleared/activated by an admin for the user to get access?
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Give users acces to admin a single post or set up WP network?

I have a directory styled site in which companies are listed. I would like to give the owners of the companies(the ones on my site) the option to take control of the content in their company entry. ...
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Add a wordpress blog to my website having users

I have a php/mysql based site with users segregated into different groups... i want to add blogging system to it so that each group has its own blog which can be authored by users who are designated ...
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Redirecting or displaying a message on first login

I've been trying to decipher a way to display a message to a user on first login and can't seem to get it to work. I'm not sure what I'm missing, or if there's something else I need to do. Any help ...
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Allowing WordPress.org/com accounts on a self-hosted install

Hopefully a basic question, but one that plagues me nonetheless. I have a couple of self-hosted WordPress installs on my website. An issue that I have is that I have common users registered for ...
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How do you add a custom option to user data?

I would like to add avatars to my users. I have a limited group on a site I'm working. Uploading isn't really a problem we can just put the images on the server and use URL's to set our avatars(Only ...
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User generated content and security

I'm gonna create a new site. I want to make the site as user generate able content site. Basically this is my site's function. Users signup in my wordpress site, Submit content from wp-admin panel, ...
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How to restrict posts only from a certain category

I'm making use of this custom code to my loop.php file to restrict non-registered members access to posts from a certain category (cat 1) <?php if (is_user_logged_in() && $cat == '1') { ...
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Building Forums with Custom Post Types

I'm trying to build some sort of a discussion boards by using custom post types and the built in comments. The structure is as following: An archive page to list all the pages of the Forum type, so ...
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Is user listing on wordpress private?

I'm creating a website using Wordpress. Users are registering on it as "Subscribers". When you register, you have a small panel with some custom info on it (that I made, creating a custom template) ...
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Restrict access of admin uploads to certain logged-in users?

This is a very open-ended, speculative question with lots of possible angles: has anyone worked with ways to restrict the access of certain uploads to a logged in user? I.e., how can the site admin ...
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Moving wordpress from localhost to server throws admin panel access error?

I've a working version of wordpress in localhost and i tried to move them to the remote server. As i've another wordpress installed in the same server and tried to rename the current tables to the ...
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How to inhibit dashboard and profile management access to normal users?

I am developing a site using Wordpress, phpbb3 and WP phpbb Bridge. Users have to manage their profile through phpbb3 and I would like to inhibit normal users access to page mysite.com/wp-admin/ . ...
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Creating a podcast directory site - how to allow user to upload “large” files?

I wish to create a podcast directory site. For which, I'd like the users of my site to be able to upload audio files which are "large" (e.g: more then 2 or 8 MB), and to make that upload "easily" go ...
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Allowing specific users to only add posts using certain custom taxomy terms

I was searching through the forums, but I can only find slightly related issues. This is my problem: I'd like to assign some editors the capability to only add posts in a predefined term of a custom ...
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Suggestions for allowing basic users to view their own posts?

I have a client that needs to give access to her clients certain documents. She wants the ability to give them user name and password, so once they log in, they go directly to their page or post which ...
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Allow Users Access to Custom Post Type Only

I am in a similar situation to this person, only I need a bit more hand-holding. I don't have a good understanding of php but can cut and paste code with the best of them. I have Justin Tadlock's ...
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Allow member to have access to custom post type only. Permission to only edit their own posts

OK I'm looking for the best way to attack this. I'm very comfortable with PHP and making custom post types with custom meta fields in WordPress. Here is what I'm looking at doing: User registers ...
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How to add another user to this remove_menu function?

Pretty self-explanatory. How does one add another user to this function for functions.php, i.e., user2, who will be shown different menu items than user1? I tried adding another ...
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How to restrict access to uploaded files?

I have a restricted area on a website that can only be accessed by logged in users. For that I created a page template with a 'current_user_can()' condition. My problem is that the documents attached ...
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Disable all admin UI access to authors (except to custom post type add, edit and modify)

I just created a custom post type named Catalog. Where authors can create as many entries they need. But I need to restrict/deny access to all admin parts: Posts, Profile, Media or other admin parts ...
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Edit Post VS Custom Form

I have a blog which relies heavily on user generated content. I would like my users to be able to create posts, but the posts must only have specific fields: title content an attached image two ...
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authenticate user without password from email activation link [duplicate]

I have my own activation mail for new users that are added via a plugin in the wp backend by an admin. The user is also added as an author to a post and I want him to activate the post (which will ...
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create a back-end wordpress content submission using custom post type

I have a previously created thread here, but was recommended to make a new one: I need basic help with custom post types. Basically here's my project: I have to create a back-end wordpress gui user ...
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Timed content and flagging content as viewed by user?

I'm trying to put together a site with membership functionality and i'm having most of what i need together. However, what's still missing in the mix are two things: 1) I need to be able to display ...
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Capability for allowing user to post own comments without moderation

I work at a radio station that has several WP user roles -- for simplicity sake, let's say Admin, Programmer, Subscriber, in decreasing order of ability. Currently, Admin users need to approve ...
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Allowing an email as the username?

Is it possible to allow people to utilize their email as their username?
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How can I hide a category from Contributors in the edit/add new post screen?

I have a situation where I need to hide a specific category and it's children from users who are logged in as Contributors. I don't want them to see this category and it's children in the categories ...
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Remove Custom Post Type menu for non-administrator users.

I've been researching this all day and haven't come up with much results. I want to restrict who can see my Custom Post Types by User Level (or some other way). So if the person logged in is not an ...
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Post list based on the user that is logged in

I've been all over this site and google, and the WP codex looking for an answer to this one. I know it's out there, and I know it's easy. Maybe has something to do with user_nicename, but I just can't ...
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Restrict post to user_id

I only want a post to be viewable by the administrator and one user. (So I would have a post for each user) I am thinking of using the Members plugin and meta-data/custom fields to restrict the ...
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Upgrade Nightmare - No Posts, Permissions Issues and Can't Create a new post

Symptoms: Can't view ANY previous Posts, but the correct totals are listed by class - published, draft.... When creating a new post - no save or publish button Unable to administer ANY plug-ins - ...
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Disallowing Users of a Custom Role from Deleting or Adding Administrators?

(Moderator's note: The original title was "Custom User Role Restrictions") A project I am working on requires me to create two new user roles - one for the owner of the website and the other for ...
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add_option_page capability behaving strange

I am trying to build a class to make the job off adding new settings easier. The trouble I am having is that, although I have traced the variable through all of it's stages, the string ...
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User Access Manager plugin

I have updated the UAM plugin from 1.0Beta2 to 1.1.4 (latest at the moment) and it stopped working. When I select a group to have rights for an article - the selection is not saved. I checked with ...