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14 views

Downgrade admin account by mistake

I made a huge mistake changing my admin account role from 'administrator' to 'Basic User'. Don't know what to do. Any suggestions how should I proceed to retrieve my account role back again, please?
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2answers
76 views

Prevent from deleting any user role but subscriber

In the administration of my blog, I would like to prevent anyone (admin included) from deleting any user unless it is a simple subscriber. Basicaly, in the "users" section of the administration, I ...
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1answer
306 views

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 ...
4
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1answer
851 views

Only allow administrators and editors to access wp-admin

I am trying to restrict access to wp-admin so that only administrators and editors are allowed. At the moment I am using this function: function restrict_admin(){ //if not administrator, kill ...
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1answer
2k views

Restrict admin access to certain pages for certain users

As the title says, I'd like to restrict back-end access to certain pages for certain users. While doing a site with 45-50 pages, I realised it would be a much better user experience if the Page menu ...
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1answer
51 views

Adding Custom Capabilites

So, I'm not sure if this is possible, but is it possible to add custom Capabilities? So, I've written a group message application, that ties in with Wordpress. I only want certain members (set via ...
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1answer
455 views

Restrict Author role to only 3 wp-admin pages

I allow the author user role to add/edit posts (using a custom post type called "User Posts") as well as add/edit their own media from wp-admin. I currently have it set up so that the only menu items ...
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1answer
127 views

Admin comments and user restrictions

I have set a bunch of roles within wordpress with the help of the "members" plugin. But the capabilities regarding the comments moderation are very limited ("manage_others_comments" or not) What I ...
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1answer
1k views

How to prevent access to wp-admin for certain user roles?

I did try using the plugin Front End Users but this clashes with something as it prevents access to some front end pages. So I need to manually just set it so that anyone who isn't one of two ...
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1answer
416 views

Blocking Administrative Access to Authors and Subcribers?

I would like to turn off admin panel for authors and subscribers. Is there any secure way to keep them away from admin panel?
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2answers
192 views

Is Wordpress secure enough for a multi-user article directory?

One of my friends is going to launch a small article directory (ex: http://ezinearticles.com/) using WP. The site will be hosted on a shared hosting in the beginning and will be moved to a dedicated ...
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1answer
1k views

How to enable a site administrator to edit users in a WordPress network/ multisite setup?

I have a few sites in a network. I don't want the site administrators to manage things like network plugins, but I would like them to be able to edit profiles of all network users, not use those on ...
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2answers
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How to check if a user is in a specific role?

I have a pretty specific requirement to show different text in a field label on the user profile page based on the current user's role. I can't seem to figure out how to check whether the current use ...