Names for a set of user capabilities.

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Force modified contributor role to be re-approved on edit?

I gave the Contributor role edit_published_posts capability. Contributor submits a post, Admin publishes it. Now Contributor can edit it without approval. Is there a way to force it to be re-approved ...
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How to add a Capability to a User Role?

I am managing a Wordpress network and would like to add the unfiltered_html user capability to the already predefined user role of Admin. In a standard installation of Wordpress the Admin account ...
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How can I disable the update notice for non-administrators?

As I already told, I'm setting up a Blog for a friend. Next to not being him an administrator but an editor that can make changes to theme options) I have an additional question. I don't want him to ...
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How can I allow the Editor Role to change Theme Settings?

I've just setup a new Blog for a friend and thought it's better to not give him Administrator Access right away as a pre-caution. I created a new user as Editor therefore. But then I saw that this ...
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Why are my roles not visible in a Multi-site/Network?

My network is showing roles in some sites and not in others. For some reason that I can't explain, when I add a new user, I have no role to choose from on the drop down box of a sub-site in my ...
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Change default admin page for specific role(s)

I was wondering if anyone knew of a plugin or a way programmatically to change the the default admin page for a specific user/role? I have a master panel page for my plugin currently setup with ...
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Remove Ability for Other Users to View Administrator in User List?

(Moderator's note: Original title was "Remove Admin from User Menu") I have created a client administrator role which is essentially an Editor with ability to add/remove users. The article "Editor ...
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Filter list of rules based on a capability

I'm trying to get a list of roles and filter them by a specific capability (custom). I've ran across this post, but I'd like to filter the roles by whether they're capable to, say, edit_post. -Zack
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create new user role for reader

is there a way to add a new user role? I need two kind of readers: can read all private posts can read just private posts from a specific category. Subscriber as described here could be fair ...
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Theme option editing capability problems

I've setup some theme options using this helpful guide as a template. I want to give my editors the option to update these theme options, so I granted the edit_theme_options capability as mentioned ...
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Tagging users in Wordpress

I have a community blog at thelazy.info . I want to tag users based on their colleges and assign a role known as "College Owner" which will have permissions to edit users belonging to his colleges. ...
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similar to Editor can create any new user except administrator

I have set up a WP multi-site with custom roles. One of the roles can add users. I need a solution to only show two roles available to the limited role on add user and leave all user types available ...
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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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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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Conditional Tags for Membership Levels when using Wishlist Member Plugin?

I am currently using a plug-in called Wishlist member. It allows you to create membership levels in WordPress. I want to be able to display different content on a page depending on the membership ...
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How to check user role without using current_user_can()

I am filtering the map_meta_cap() function, which is called from $user->has_cap (which is called from current_user_can()). I only want my filter to execute if the current user is an administrator, so ...
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Using author_can() on custom post types in WordPress

I'm trying to conditionally display some content in a theme using custom roles and capabilities. First, I define a custom role: add_role('free_vendor', 'Free Vendor Listing', array('read', ...
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How to determine which capability to use?

For example, I want to use add_menu_page() function to add a menu item to the dashboard. To control which users will be able to access it, I'm supposed to use capabilities... <?php add_menu_page( ...
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using add_role function to make some users to create a selected type post

how are you ? I have in my site (post_type called = books).. I need to make some users for example (Library) to create a books (post_type = books) .. this is the code to add rols (called = library) ...
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Change user role after bulk-import

after successful import of ~4000 users and their blogs & posts from Liftype I have a rights problem: all users only are subscribers in their own blog. How can I mass change it to blog (not ...
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query users by role

I have a custom plugin which queries users and usermeta, but I now need to filter admins out of the results. A very simplified version of my sql query is: SELECT * FROM usermeta LEFT JOIN users ON ...
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How do I let contributors edit their posts after being approved once?

As above Background info Main problem: users pay to post an ad on the website Solution: they sign up as contributors and I publish their posts once the payment is received, after that they can make ...
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Associating an “author” with a custom taxonomy

I have a custom role, "Ministry Representative", which is able to log in and create and manage their own "Opportunities" and "Events", which is each a custom post type. On the front end of the site, ...
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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 ...
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How to change a user's role?

I have custom roles in my setup and I want to be able to automatically change a user's role thru a function. Say user A has a SUBSCRIBER role, how do I change it to EDITOR? When adding a role we just: ...
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Roles & capabilities GUI that does not create separate table

After reviewing plugins that deal with user roles and capabilities I concluded that I might be better off just hardcoding my settings into my functions.php file. This actually worked out well for me ...
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Editor can create any new user except administrator

I have set up a WordPress site for a client. The client has the Editor role, however I have installed the Members plugin and given the client the capability to add new users to the WP admin. This is ...
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allow editors to edit menus?

I would like to be able to grant my editors the power to change the menu, can this be done? The appearance tab doesn't appear to be an option at all, can I make it so?
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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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Can I make user role that can only access a certian content type?

I would like make a custom role that can only access a custom content type that I'm going to be creating in the admin. Is that possible and does any know of any examples or tutorias that I should ...
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Defining capabilities for custom post type

On creation of a custom post type I'm trying to define capabilities but it's not working. What's wrong with this code? $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' => true, ...
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Allow user to Edit Posts but not Add New?

For one of my custom post types I want a specific user to be able to edit existing posts created by admin but not be able to Add New posts. How can this be done? If I define the user role as not ...
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Applying roles to an admin sub-menu (eg Appearance -> Menus)

Long time lurker, but first time poster. I've searched Google extensively and just can't seem to come up with an answer on this problem. I use Justin Tadlock's excellent 'Members' plugin for roles ...
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Getting a List of Currently Available Roles on a WordPress Site?

When writing WordPress plugins there is often a need to set up options for which roles on the site have access to certain functionality or content. To do this a plugin dev needs to fetch the list of ...
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Using WordPress publicize with main account and editor user accounts

I have a y.wordpress.com blog and I contribute to another x.wordpress.com under the role editor adding post contributions.The owner's account is set to publicize to Twitter any updates he/she makes. ...