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Why are authors allowed to approve comments on their posts? How to revoke privilege?

I was under the impression that only admins/editor roles can approve comments however our authors are able to do so as well on their own posts. I want to disable the ability for an author to approve ...
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Author capabilities: Deleting comments on their own published posts

I know users that have role author can delete their own published posts. But if someone comments on one of their posts, does the post author have the capability to delete that comment?
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34 views

Multiple authors for single post without plugin

I'm new to using WordPress and so, apologies in advance if this seems like a very basic question. I want to have multiple authors for single post. I had seen Co-Author. But I don't have to use plugin ...
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116 views

the_author_meta('user_url', $author->ID) not working properly. how can I solve this?

I have 2 authors and an admin on my blog. I am using the following code in my contributors.php function contributors() { global $wpdb; $authors = $wpdb->get_results("SELECT ID, ...
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51 views

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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66 views

Custom Post Type supports author

I am using 'author' in 'supports' array for my 'custom post type', that shows a list of all users of the site on add or edit post screen to assign author for the post. But I want to filter that list ...
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219 views

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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48 views

author ROLE is showing NONE on admin panel

recently i have migrate my wp blog to a new server. but on the new server everything is working fine. but my author are not able to login. then i checked the admin panel all user. there i can see lots ...
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57 views

wp user role,username and email id is missing on wp admin panel

i am facing a totally strange problem on my wordpress blog. recently i have migrate my wp blog to a new server. but on the new server everything is working fine. but my author are not able to login. ...
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37 views

Authors Ability to Review Post from Contributors

I am developing a CMS using WordPress. I have different user roles. I have different departments and I want users (Role of contributors) to post items that would be submitted for review by Users ...
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220 views

Allow Content Author to Publish, But Not Edit or Delete

I am hiring a content writer for my WordPress blog. I will be the sole blog admin. I need to define a role for this writer. I was wondering if there was a WordPress user role that will allow him to ...
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186 views

How can I manage and limit disk usage for each author?

I want display and limit disk usage for each author and be able to manage disk usage as an administrator. Example: author1: disk space is 20Mb; if they uploaded more 20Mb the upload button (in media ...
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142 views

Show different badge based upon the user role

Problem I have authors page and I need to display a different badge for Authors and Subscribers. Authors on the site have certain abilities that differ from Subscribers and I would like to display a ...
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225 views

Display Author role in archive or author page

I want to display author role on archive and author page outside loop I found this code on stack overflow and it works fine within the loop function get_author_role() { global $authordata; ...
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2k views

Select subscriber as author of post in admin panel?

I want to be able to select a subscriber an author of a post in the admin so it displays their name as having written the post, but I do not want to give them any additional privileges (if they login ...
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1answer
66 views

Set Default User Role

I'm using WordPress 3.3.1. When a user registers, I want to be able to set the new user to an author. How would I do this?
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536 views

How to Add Author Editing Capability to Existing Post by Admin

I apologize if this is mentioned on here but I can't find any information! Anyway, I am building a WordPress site where I created the content with my administrator account. However, once the site is ...
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152 views

How do you set up a WordPress blog with multiple authors to allow something like StackExchange's “community wiki” feature?

I'm thinking about having a blog with multiple authors. In the WordPress Roles documentation, authors can publish posts but only edit their own and not posts by other authors, which is what I'm ...
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987 views

Help to condense/optimize some working code

WordPress by default shows ALL posts to users who are Authors. I wanted Authors to only be able to see their own posts so I came up with the following code which works well. Any suggestions to ...
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352 views

how to assign more permission to wordpress author

I have installed jw player plugin so that users of my site could upload their videos. Right now, admin can only see jw player menu on the admin panel and he can only upload videos and use this plugin. ...
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1answer
223 views

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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How to let contributors to create a new revision(draft) editing their published posts

I'm using a custom post type to let contributors have a personal page on the site. Any time a user registers to my site a script creates a custom type post that has the registering user as author. To ...