Names for a set of user capabilities.

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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 Codex][https://codex.wordpress.org/Roles_and_Capabilities#...
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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 all......
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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: add_action(...
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Giving users an editable homepage/business directory

I'm currently working on a site which requires a business directory for 80 tennants. In an ideal world I'd like the administrator to create a user for each business and a page in a custom post type. ...
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How do I turn off the Admin Bar for all Subscribers?

Maybe this is a stupid question. When a user logins to my Wordpress site with the Subscriber role, they have the WP Admin Bar appearing at the top of the page. The user can go into their dashboard ...
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After adding add_role to functions.php and creating a user, can not login into admin

I'm trying to add a specific role to manage my custom post types and I'm stuck at the very beginning. I've added add_role() to the functions.php file as following: add_role('resourcerer', '...
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Groups of capabilities: users with multiple roles?

I'm pretty sure I understand the roles and capabilities setup in WordPress: granular capabilities, grouped together in roles that can be assigned to users. Code should check the granular capabilities, ...
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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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Can I allow certain people to add/edit pages within a parent?

I'm planning on building a site with different sections, for example: Training Conferences Ideas A different person will be in charge of editing and managing each section. They will be able to ...
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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_role() run only once?

I was surprised to discover that add_role() modifies the database and fails if the role already exists. There are two implications here, one first more serious than the other: 1) if you're in ...
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Customize the upload screen

I would need to simplify the "upload new image" interface for our Authors : basically, hide a few fields that will only confuse my wordpress "authors" (like the "Description" and "Alt" text inputs). ...
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Plugin access and Roles

I'm new to Wordpress and am a little confused with which Wordpress user types can access plugin functionality? As administator I know I can activate (and deactivate) plugins. I can access their ...
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Update User Role Across Network when Main Site User is Updated

I'm using a slightly modified copy of the Multi Site User Management plugin to keeps users synced across a multisite network, but have one problem with it. When a user's role is updated on the main ...
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How to allow a user to make their post (ad) a draft, and then publish again without needing approval?

I'm using WordPress as a directory site, where a user can submit a post, which becomes their ad/listing. The users are assigned a custom wordpress role. Posts need to need to be approved and ...
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wordpress custom login successful redirect hook

I am using a custom login form imported on my theme's home page through jqModal. In that, when i successfully login it redirects to the same page. I want to redirect based on the logged in user role. ...
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Can i copy administrator role to another user?

can i copy the role of administrator to another user and remove few capabilities not required ?. Basically, i want to have a user with restricted admin privileges.
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grant a privilege for roles (for example editors) and higher

My wordpress theme has a custom post-type. Only editors (and higher) should be allowed to use this post type. I did this with: function add_capability($role,$cap) { $role_obj = get_role($role); /...
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Some users getting a 404 when previewing draft posts/pages

I have a WP network and have found that users with roles other than "super user" (admins, editors, authors, etc.) are getting a 404 when trying to preview draft posts/pages/custom post types. Any ...
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How do I apply a class to custom menu items based on user roles

I have a members section on my site and they see specific custom menu items. I'm seeking a way to simply apply a star to the <li> based on it's permission level and what the user's role is. ...
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Show 10 latest posts only from users with contributors role

How to achive this in sidebar.List of 10 latest permalinks(post titles) from contributors ?
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Is there way to rename user role name without plugin?

Is there anyway to rename a user role name via hook, instead of using plugin? Edit For example, administrator » owner
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How do I remove dashboard access from specific user roles?

I'd like to prevent certain user roles from accessing the dashboard http://www.openeye.net/wp-admin/ at all. I've moved and restyled user profiles to a new page that's viewable on the site. How would ...
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How to programmatically add a user to a role?

I want to programmatically add the current user to a role and also remove the current user from a role in a php page i created . am really stuck. thanks in advance
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Show posts from specific roles

I'd like to use query_posts() to show only posts from editors and administrators on my home page so that normal authors can post on their own pages, but not affect the home page. Edit : Thanks for ...
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Hiding custom theme functionality using capabilities

have spent half an hour hunting around on Google to solve this so any ideas greatly appreciated! I'm using a bought theme running wp3.2 and the theme includes a few extra features Testimonials, ...
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user_can() not working for comment authors

I'm trying to do some capability checks on comment authors using the user_can() function, but for some reason it isn't working at all. I have a custom capability setup with the Role Manager plugin ...
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How do I redirect upon login a specific user based on role?

I'd like to force a user to a specific page upon login based on their role using if ( current_user_can('contributor') ) and the main login function function wp_loginout($redirect = '', $echo = ...
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Hide posts from users with a specific role

Simply put, I need to hide all posts on the frontend if they are written by authors with a specific role. The role I have created is called 'Suspended'. I'm happy with putting a simple IF statement ...
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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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How to order posts in wp_query by the user role (2 roles in array)

I'm using the following code from this answer: How can I get the last posts by user role ? <?php $friends = get_users( array( 'role' => 'friends' ) ); $friend_ids = array(); foreach( $friends ...
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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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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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Why does this check to see if user is authorized to edit a post fail for all but super admins?

I'm trying to determine if a piece of content can be edited by a user. I would like all roles contributor and above to be authorized by a single check. Here's my code: if( empty( $post_id ) || !...
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User roles - enable custom posts disable posts

Im just wondering if its possible to create user role that allows to write/edit custom post type for example: Consultants, but not allow to write normal posts (used for as news for example). I know ...
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Allow unfiltered HTML in titles for low level users?

How can the unfiltered_html capability be given to non network admins in a multisite install to allow HTML in titles? In wp-includes/capabilities.php (below) it appears that this capability can not ...
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Enable comments for post with comments meta box removed

I have created a custom post type in a plugin for a site I'm working on. I'm allowing users assigned a custom role to add/edit/delete the custom post type. I would like to give these users as little ...
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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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The delete_posts capability?

Shouldn't this remove the capability to delete a post? Even if I remove the delete_posts capability for an editor, he still can trash a post and then delete i permanently. That can't be right. How do ...
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Prevent authors from creating new posts of specific custom-post-type

The way I'm set up currently, I create a post for each user of the site, custom-post-type, Agent, then assign it to a user, and they can edit it however they like. What I want to remove or disable is ...
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Plugin Hook When New Author Added

Is there a way to add a hook for a plugin when a new author is added by the administrator? I would like to be able to add that user to my plugin database table. Thank you.
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Expanding the allowed HTML tags in comments?

I have no problem doing this in a comment, as an administrator: <b>bold test</b> <i>italics test</i> <u>underline test</u> <font color="#ff9900"> color test&...
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How to show a admin bar menu item only to users with certain capabilities?

I'm trying to add items to the admin bar but only for users with certain capabilities, such as add_movies in a plugin. The problem is that, according to @toscho and @TheDeadMedic, the plugin executes ...
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How do I properly format the user_role array?

I used a role editor recently and needed to delete a role. After deleting it I noticed that it began to appear as blank in the edit user role drop-down. After a bit of investigating and deleting ...
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Site admin in a network install can't edit users?

For the Stack Exchange Community Blogs, we have a network install that we've set up. I am being told that the site administrator role is not allowing an option for user editing. On the site's users ...
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Saving custom profile fields

I'm adding a custom profile field to users of a specific role, like this : function add_custom_profile_fields( $fields ) { // get current user ID $user = new WP_User( $_GET['user_id'] ); ...