Names for a set of user capabilities.

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Allowing users to edit only their page and nobody else's

We currently have about 50 pages, each of which I want a user (eg, bob, rob, smith) to be able to edit only 1 page. For example, bob & smith each have their own page. I do not want bob to be ...
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Admin permission for creating blogs in multisite

How can I do that ? I have some blogs and anyone can register and build a new blog . I'd like to limit them just to visit and comment not to build a new blog unless I allow them .
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can't see custom post content filtered under “mine” filter in admin panel

after creating a custom post type with custom post type UI plugin, and after creating the capabilities for a new role to edit, delete and publish it's own custom posts with User Role Editor plugin, ...
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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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remove menus for a specific role?

I saw this snippet to remove menus: function remove_menus () { global $menu; $restricted = array(__('Dashboard'), __('Posts'), __('Media'), __('Links'), __('Pages'), __('Appearance'), ...
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Restrict access to non-wordpress section of site with user roles?

Is it possible to limit access to a page using wordpress user roles that isn't included in the wordpress install. For example I have a CS Cart install with only a couple of products but I need to ...
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How to disable Edit Post and Allow only Custom Field?

What I would like to know is if it is possible to disable the edit post function in wordpress based on User's roles. I try to explain better. Let's take an 'Editor' as role example: I would like ...
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Selectively applying action based on role

I've added an action to my functions.php file that forces a plugin (Content Scheduler) to act on posts, even when it wasn't explicitly enabled by the person writing the post. I've got that working, ...
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Control Category of each user can post

i need to know if has some plugin to control category of each user can post. Exemple: USER A - Only can post on the category A USER B - Only can post on the category B Thanks for TIPS!!!
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How do I list in the backend all users that were assigned to a custom role?

From my previous question How to create and retrieve data from a special registration form? I would like to know how do I list in the backend all users that were assigned to a custom role? Is it ...
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Prevent or Disable creating new users or changing roles of existing users to Administrator

I am trying to give more permissions to the editor role by giving it access to create user accounts. See the code below. But I would like to prevent it from creating or editing existing users with the ...
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How to let someone preview a draft?

How can I let a user see my draft post; but don't allow them to edit them? Some context: I'm the only author and admin on my blog. I would like to let someone else read a post before publishing it. ...
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WordPress missing user roles on local dev machine. Live site works fine

I have a live WordPress installation and a local one for development purposes. I just exported the live database, replaced all occurences of the live siteurl with the local one, and imported on my dev ...
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How to loop through each user id?

The functions that I am aware of: WP_User and wp_get_current_user seem to only get the user object of the current user. As an administrator, if I want to display certain profile information in a ...
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Allow roles below admin to add subscribers only

I want to give a group of user types (Editor + a custom role) the add_users /create_users capability. The only catch is that I wanted to limit that capability to adding 'subscriber' type users only, ...
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How can I restore admin capabilities?

So yeah, I'm a genius. I managed delete all my admin capabilities (thank you very much Membership plugin). I could restore them, ...if I had admin access, lol. Anywhoo, how can I give all my ...
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How to remove administrator role in settings -> general -> New User Default Role?

I don't want to accidentally select Administrator role. So is there a way to remove it from Settings -> General -> New User Default Role ?
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WordPress Login redirection according to user role

In my application a user needs to 1stlogin and is then able to access the website. There are 3 different user roles in use on my site administrator editor contributor User can login ...
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Within the database, where is the flag which says that a user has Super Admin rights?

I have an user in a Wordpress Multisite installation and have access to the Mysql database, I would like to give myself super-admin rights to access the wp-admin/network page. Where can I do it on ...
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Allow Users Only Edit Their Profile?

We want to create profiles for individuals/companies which would allow them to login to the backend and adjust their profile. So essentially the admin of Wordpress would have access to all pages and ...
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Restrict Author to pick from media library, but not upload media

I have a multisite network where the super admins will be creating the individual sites. An important role we need to enable, for compliance reasons, is to restrict "Authors" to not be able to upload ...
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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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Filter dashboard custom post listing by user

Did some research, but I was unable to implement it after all. I have a custom post type accessible only by a new role. I want to filter the post type listing so that each user should see only his ...
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Removing capabilities from cloned admin role

I'm trying to create a new role within my wordpress theme that has almost all the same rights as an admin. Basically, it's a cross between Editor and Administrator. One of the issues I'm having is ...
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Multisite and users being listed on network administration dashboard and not main site dashboard

I have a main site that is a buddypress site. I later converted main site to a multisite configuration. Now, when people sign up they are put on my network administration dashboard as a user and not ...
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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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Grant a person permission to moderate all comments on a blog without giving them the ability to edit other peoples post

I'm trying to figure out how to create a wordpress role that grants the user the ability to only moderate all comments (including for posts that aren't there own). The only way I've been able to do ...
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Create a User Role with permissions to only upload files to the media library?

Some of the employees at my organization need to be able to upload files to a folder and share a link with others. It’s primarily documents like pictures, pdf’s and Word documents. And instead of ...
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Hide menu items for visitors and filter based on role

In my menu i've got some menu items that i don't want to show to people who aren't logged in. One of these i only want to show to logged in users of a certain roles the other to everyone logged in. ...
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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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User registration approval based on role selected

On my site I've got two types of users, Subscribers and Partners. I've used Cimy User Extra Fields to add additional fields to the registration form. I've also used a plugin called WP Roles at ...
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WordPress strips some attributes for author posts

I added template to my WP posts, so when you click Add New content area alreday with text. Template smt. like this <div id="myDiv"><p>Add your text here</p></div> If user ...
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Plugin privelages for “editors”

I have a few plugins installed in wp that appear in the submenu of the dashboard. I want users with the "editor" role to only have access to specified plugins.
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How to write a plugin to add users to a mail list

I run a multi-site blog with about 300 sites. I have an idea that I want to write a plugin that in order to add all administrators of blogs to a MailMan mail-list. I just want administrators though, ...
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Show image next to the comment author if have certain role

I want to create a badge image for comment author of a certain role, say, Editor. I want to style comments of users with the Editor role differently than comments of non-registered or lower-level ...
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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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Plugin: Front-end Editor - User role specific editable content?

(using scribu's front-end-editor) Currently I have several custom fields and taxonomies that appear on posts as they are created by users. Each author is able to edit only their own posts. However, ...
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How do I programmatically set default role for new users?

I would like new users of the blog to have custom role, rather then Subscriber. How do I set this programmatically? I know that it can be changed from the backend.
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How to create a clone role in wordpress

How to create new role with same capabilities of existing role. Eg: I would like to create a new role with same capabilities of administrator or editor and so on..
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How to hide media uploads by other users in the Media menu?

Simply put - how might I completely hide media files uploaded by any other users other then themselves? Id like to disable access to these links & files since they are a way for non-admin users to ...
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Order users by custom user meta

I'm showing a list of users like so: <ul> <?php $directors = get_users('role=director'); foreach ($directors as $director) { $dir_id = $director->ID; ...
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How to restrict plugin's sub-menu pages to admin/subscribers?

I am working on a plugin with 6 submenu pages. I want 5 of them to be accessible by Administrators only and 1 of them to be accessible by Subscribers only. Both user roles will have different ...
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Zigconnect Plugin: Allowing editors to remove connections

I'm using the ZigConnect plugin to set relationships between different types of posts. It appears that editors do not have the ability to remove connections, although this works fine for admins. How ...
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How do I restrict user access to plugins?

I have created a new user role in my functions.php and set up booleans for each standard Wordpress capability (as listed on [the Wordpress ...
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How to assign specific users the capability to edit specific pages / posts / custom post types

I'm trying to implement what seemed like a relatively straight forward idea, basically I am building an access control plugin to control viewing and editing of a custom post type (in this case ...
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Disallow user from editing their own profile information

I'm currently developing an intranet and I am using Justin Tadlock's Members plugin to control roles and capabilities. I have created a HR role to allow Human Resources staff to create and edit user ...
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Possible to hide Custom Post Type UI/Menu from specific User Roles?

What I'm looking to do is completely hide the UI for a custom post type from specific user roles...Ive previously found many resources on how to disable access to using those CPTs but nothing that ...
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Custom user role still showing up after deletion, ideas?

I previously created a new user role called "Owner" which worked fine, however I decided to delete it afterwards from my functions.php since I found it to not be as useful for my project after ...
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Give Editor Access To Sidebar

I want to give the Editor Role access to editing the sidebar and it's contents. I have a text widget in there and in order to edit this text widget the user needs to be an admin - this sucks. How do I ...
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Confusion with adding meta capabilities to a role after registering a Custom Post Type with corresponding 'capability_type' parameter

I got quite confused with Custom Post Type (CPT) 'capability_type' parameter and adding generated capabilities to a role. So I've got a CPT called 'external_role' registered as following: ...