Names for a set of user capabilities.

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Shold I manually add 'cap' to admin role ?

I've created a role: $role = add_role( 'role', 'role', array('read' => true) ); and so created a cap: $role->add_cap( 'cap' ); after this I'd created a submenu in admin menu with 'cap' as ...
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How to allow Contributors to publish articles after approval

I am trying to make a website with similar functionality to tutsplus (its a tutorial website where anyone can post a tutorial). I thought it would be best to use WordPress and set the default role to ...
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Adapt capabilities to specific users “IF”

I have a very specific issue with my Wordpress website. I use custom fields to assign some users to "group managers" and would like to prevent other "group managers" to change this custom field. ...
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Where are $current_user->allcaps set?

I recently found a problem with WP in which even the admin has no permission to get to anything on /wp-admin/. Oddly enough, when I compared the $current_user->allcaps to those on a normal site, I ...
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Custom Post Type only display items created by user

I've used the following tutorial to register a new post type and restrict a custom role to that post type: http://3.7designs.co/blog/2014/08/restricting-access-to-custom-post-types-using-roles-in-...
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Remove admin AND editor from the “change role to” menu in user listing

I have a snippet in my functions.php that removes the admin role from the "change role to" drop down menu in the users listing screen, so that editors who can list users and manage roles won't be ...
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Welcome email specific to user role

I would like to send an additional welcome email to a specific user role, 'freelancer'. WP would still send its standard welcome email, with login and password, to all user roles. I found the ...
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Buddypress - how to display user role on profile page?

Hi: n00b with Buddypress, and not very experienced w/PHP hacks either. I have a staging site where the user is prompted to choose a role (Musician or Venue) during registration. This goes well, but ...
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How to get a users list by who created them?

I have two users with the capability to create other users. But their roles are not same. Tom - Role is Administrator Jackie - Role is CMS Manger (a custom created role) Both have capability ...
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How to allow an user role to create a new user under a role which lower than his level only?

I have three extra roles in my site. Doctor Receptionist Guest those roles are added by following code: * adding Doctor role */ $doctor_role = add_role('Doctor', __('Doctor'), array('read'=>'...
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used code below to allow Editor access to menus - but change permanent, how do I revert?

I have tried the code below to allow Editors to access menu settings. I then removed it from functions.php but the Editor access is still there so looks like this has made a permanent change! Ayy ...
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Add role privileges of the custom post type

I wonder if it is possible when adding a new role add_role() I can assign to it a privileges to add, edit, delete posts of a custom type. To be specific. I want to add a role 'volunteer coordinator' ...
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after login that will redirect user role into a page

I am trying to create a hook that when a user login, it check the user role.. if the user role is jsa_contributor then it redirect into specific page. but it seems my code didn't work. This is the ...
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How to make an author archive only for certain user role and show related CPT

Scenario I made a CPT where I'm taking the stakeholder's ID as a custom field. All the stakeholders are actually a WordPress' Registered User with a different role stakeholders - because at some ...
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Managing Users and Creating Groups [closed]

We're going to be transitioning from a small, outdated CMS that's no longer supported, to WordPress for our new CMS. Our old CMS allows us to restrict access on the back-end so that by default User A ...
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Let new user role to 'edit_others_posts' of other user role, not of its own type

In my system, I'm making two new roles: Third Party (TP) (lesser privileges) Data Entry Operator (DEO) (powerful over Third Party - but not of its own group) My CPT 'capabilities' parameter is ...
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Restrict access to a post once it is tagged as a given status

I am trying to make any post that has been tagged and saved with a certain status non-editable by editor users. I am using a custom plugin that extends the status' to include subbing, however, at ...
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Prevent author role from editing all posts in custom post type?

I thought the Author role was only allowed to edit posts created by that author. That works in Posts and Pages, but I created a custom post type and the author can edit ALL posts in that post type. Do ...
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Allowing custom role access to custom post type in back end

So I'm having some issues with this and I can't see why. I just need a custom role that can access the blog in the back end. I've added a new post type with a Capability type of blog and a new user ...
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how to remove some permissions from a shop “manager role” in woocommmerce?

well, I'm using woo-commerce plugin to manage a shop. I need to add a user who can manage products(add new, edit). so I added a user and gave him a shop manager role, but the permissions granted for ...
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Role capability delete multiple post type posts doesn't work

I am making a new role called "sales" where I add capabilities to, so the sales people only can read, edit and delete leads in the admin panel. Everything works fine, except that I cannot select ...
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Stop contributors from editing standard posts but allow them to edit a custom post type

I need to stop any site user who is a 'contributor' from editing the standard posts, but I want them to be able to edit a custom post type called courses. Here is my code that I have so far, it is not ...
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How to stop contributors editing post type but allowing them to edit a custom post type?

I need to stop 'contributors' from editing the standard post type, but I want to allow them to edit a custom post type. My code so far: remove_cap( 'contributor', 'edit_posts' ); Thanks! UPDATE: ...
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Subscriber role - blank page

I did a fresh install of WP4.2 today, but after playing for a while with setting up a custom user roles I realized that the built-in subscriber role is returning blank page instead of the dashboard. ...
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Stop users of author role from editing already pending posts

I want to stop authors from being able to constantly edit posts that are already pending review from editors. To clarify; I already have code in my theme that sets live posts to pending and that ...
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Allow users to change author of post

I want to allow people to ghost-write for other people. This is why I've made a custom taxononomy in my custom post types called Author filled with all the author names. Now I realize it's probably ...
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Allow editors access to added plugins

I created a custom plugin which i want Users who are Editors to be able to use the plugin. I found a link here to allow access for editors to allow editors to edit menusallow editors to edit menus? ...
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Manage Roles and Capabilities on Multi-site

I am trying to enable some features for Subscriber user role in a eCommerce theme where originally had be set for Admin role and I like to modify that. I tried AAM plugin but for this specific site ...
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Editor Widget Role

i need to give to editor role the access on widget (or if possibile on a specific widget). I use the code on this question and function but i have a problem. The editor can see the widget and also ...
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Is there a way to set the user Role based on email domain

For example if a user registered with the email domain: example@gmail.com They will be set as a contributer. but if any other email such as example@hotmail.com they will be set as a subscriber? ...
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Wordpress multisite, allow non super admins to create sites

I'm creating a wordpress multisite for at costumer to uses with his own customers. He need to be able to create a site when he get a new customer, and his customer should be able to control the the ...
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Admin Post List Only Show One Category

I want a user to only be able to view a single category type when clicking "posts" in admin. I've tried messing with list_terms_exclusions, but that only seems to be effecting the category management ...
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Disallow “contributors” to edit their own posts once they've been set to “Pending Review”

My question is exactly what is in the title: how can I disallow "contributors" to edit their own posts once they've been set to "Pending Review"? I can't seem to find any documentation on how to do ...
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Different email notifications (about pending posts) to different users

I looking for something like this: I have two (or more) groups of users. Each group is responsible to different person. So e.g. if someone from group A send draft, person responsible to group A get ...
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Toggle User Roles with button

I don't know if this is possible, but I've got two user roles: Hero and Legend. When people subscribe to my website, they're assigned the Hero user role. I would like to be able to toggle users to ...
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How to sync user database with “user role editor” plugin enabled

I already know how to sync user database for multiple wp installations from this answer. I don't know how to sync user database with custom user roles. Thanks in Advance! :)
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Disable posts, only allow to edit existing pages, not create new ones (create_posts)

I am trying to limit a user role to only be able to edit existing pages, but not create new ones or do anything else like anything with posts. I have read this: Is there an existing capability to ...
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Search results show only content by admin post authors

In my current wordpress project there is an issue with search results. The project includes users of a custom role competitor who are able to upload images in the media library. Since ...
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Get the User ID Who Owns a Given Blog ID in Multisite

I am working on creating a function that will take a $blog_id and return the corresponding $user_id of the user who owns/created the blog in a multi site network. public function ...
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Restrict access to options-*.php pages

I have a custom role named manager with manage_options and read capabilities , i want to restrict him not to access Settings menu, you may say remove manage_options capability but that's not the case ...
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Include administrator in author list

I have this code that is displaying my last active authors. I also would like it to display WP administrators in this list. The code is: $authors = array(); $count = 0; $args=array( 'post_type' =...
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How to show featured image block in custom post type for Author?

I made a custom post type "Dream". Here is the code: //Add custom post type by Akash add_action( 'init', 'create_post_type'); function create_post_type() { register_post_type( 'dream',...
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Add user role and add capability to view the plugin from that role

I have created a different user role. I want that role to view my plugin. I have tried adding the capabilities to that role. But it doesn't show up on their dashboard. What to do?
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How change user type from contributor to author

I have 2058 users who are contributors. I need to convert their role to author. How can do it by SQL?
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Why all contributor that have post not have page

I have problem when moved from drupal to wordpress. Now i have user in contributor that have post in my site. This user cannot see his post in my site in homepage. To solved it i convert him to ...
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How can show all Contributors' Posts

When Contributor add new post in my site, and i approve it, The problem is when any user click in Contributor name to show all posts of this Contributors. It shows me 404 error. So i need a way to ...
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Error: How to allow the “contributor” to upload media in wordpress

am facing a problem with my wordpress site.In my site I prevent/disallow the "contributor" to upload media files. But I want them to upload only the featured image. So what is the trick in that case??...
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Bind custom role to admin page

I've made an admin page showing some records accessible from WP admin via www.xyz.com/wp-admin/admin.php?page=show-records-handle. how can I define a new user role bonded to this page? So users ...
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How to create a dedicated folder for specific role via registration

I need to include an option in registration page so that user can enter a name for the folder that we can create for them (like this: http://MyDomain.com/User_named_folder or page). I saw this in ...
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How to create child/sub user under parent user

I've created two custom roles called "Parent" and "Child" and want to have the "Parent" user to create multiple "child" users which are nested under that "Parent".