Names for a set of user capabilities.

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User profiles and object associations

I'm coming over from Drupal and I'm very used to the way Drupal handles users and objects (called nodes over there.) I have to learn how WordPress handles these same situations. Since we're going to ...
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Restrict Contributors to view only their own custom post types?

For our 'Posts' type, our Contributors can see only their own posts, which is what we want. But for our custom post types, Contributors can see every post, including drafts. Is there a way to limit ...
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Getting a user role from the user login name

The question might be simple. Since I need to fix it soon I had to ask. Currently I am modifying a free plugin. In that I am having the user login string. How can I get the role for that login? ...
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How to stop displaying the Id without losing the functionality

I am using a custom code to make certain plugin's functionality available only with particular capabilities. Here is the code: <?php // Check if User can Edit // Set permission to false = 'not ...
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New Roles and Capabilities in WordPress

I am creating a new role in WordPress, and I would like it to be simlar to an 'author' role, except that this new role only allows 'working with' a specific category (in other words, it allows ...
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How to change a user role after registering in multisite?

New users who create their own blog in WP Multisite get administrator privilages after registration. However, I don't want them to have so many privilages. I know there is a way to change their role ...
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the_author_meta('user_url', $author->ID) not working properly. how can I solve this?

I have 2 authors and an admin on my blog. I am using the following code in my contributors.php function contributors() { global $wpdb; $authors = $wpdb->get_results("SELECT ID, ...
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Permission to change post Author

I am trying to create a "limited admin" but I cannot manage to give this user rights to change the author of posts. The regular administrator can see the dropdown option to change author from both ...
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Listing comment author role code problem

I use the following code on comments template: <?php $user = get_userdata($comment->user_id); echo $user->roles[0]; ?> But the weird thing is that it is ...
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allow edit of custom post type but not regular posts?

Is it possible to set the capabilities of a role to allow editing of a custom content type but not editing of the regular post types? If so, how would I go about doing that? Thanks!
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each user having category with their name and can add sub categories post in that category

I am looking for help or plugin for the following conditions of my site I am using wordpress 3.0+ version. my site is about School where students will get register and post their experience and ...
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Select subscriber as author of post in admin panel?

I want to be able to select a subscriber an author of a post in the admin so it displays their name as having written the post, but I do not want to give them any additional privileges (if they login ...
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How can I let users to access plugin functions based on roles?

I use a plugin called "Live Edit" to let authors and editors edit the content front-end. But the issue is that the plugin lets any logged in users to edit the content. I want the edit(specified by ...
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disable trashability for certain pages

Im building a wp site, that has some pages that only shows when a form has been completed. (think of "thank you for gettin in touch, we'll get back to you as soon as possible" - type pages). I have ...
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Editor role cannot save custom theme options

There's a few questions on this site referencing this issue and I've read them and applied the proposed solutions to no avail. I've made a very simple theme options page that appears for the Editor ...
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Is there a way for a limited user to just view the page of a post without being able to edit it?

I have multiple types of users using WordPress. One type is contributor. Right now they can't publish a post, it as to be the Admin or Editor. The problem I have is after the article is publish the ...
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Given multiple admin accounts, how can I make it so that only admin with X username can edit posts

My question is pretty much in the title. I have 2 or more administrators, but I only want the admin with X username to edit the title of the posts while others can only view them. Feel free ...
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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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map_meta_cap woes

I have created a custom post type and want it to behave like a page. Certain roles need to have access to it and not to posts or pages. So I created my custom post type with a capability-type and ...
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Limit a user to have access to only specified pages?

I have several users that I would like to put in user groups. The reason for this is each user group will have access to a specific set of pages or a specific custom post type. I would like to be able ...
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How should I setup the “Users” area to hand over to a client?

We're about to hand over a Wordpress site to a client; this is the first one we've built from scratch. Our "Users" area just consists boringly of the admin login with my work email like so: . ...
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Preventing role reading others posts

I've got a custom post type that I want to allow a specific user role to add posts to, however they must not be able to read posts from others. Here's my custom post type code: ...
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How do I allow anyone to edit a post — but not access dashboard

I have a a business directory using premium press theme ---- I want all registered users -- to be able to edit and publish, upload images to any listing that has not been secured by payment. I do ...
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Users with custom roles can't read each other's comments

My site has a custom role ("coach") with its own set of capabilities (via map_meta_cap along with a few built-in roles). Each user is assigned a page on the site that they "own" and can edit (via a ...
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Removing or Restricting Access to Page Templates for Editor Role

I have a question about restricting access to page templates for blog editors who may create new pages in the future. During my buildout, I had to create specific templates to add custom features for ...
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Roles and Capabilities in Custom Post Types

Is there a way to create one role with one capability and apply it to some of the custom post types? What I am doing right now is ending up with applying capabilities to all of the posts.. creating ...
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current-user_can not working in loop

I am using the following loop to show the-content for only contributors as well as Google visitors. But somehow it is not working. <?php if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : ...
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Give Editor Access to Custom Theme Options

I have a theme-options.php file and am trying to grant Editor users access to edit it. I've managed to give them access to the page itself by modifying the parameters in this function to include ...
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Display and Allow users to edit their own profiles

I'm working on a site that would have different categories of users, and each user will have his own user profile page with a vanity URL, which he can share with others. The users are divided into ...
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How to integrate external user tables with WP?

I have about 10K+ users that I get from a company feed (LDAP). I can authenticate WP via SSO based on someone's username matching on the WP user table. I would like to take the user table I have and ...
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Is there any way to give all users access to one blog in a multisite network without using a plugin?

I know there are various plugins out there to help with multisite user management, but we have a policy of avoiding plugins for a) overzealous security policies, and b) interfering with our already ...
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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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Woocommerce: change user role after completing order

:) I'm using wordpress with woocommerce, and I would like to automate the following step. When an order is completed, I would like to change the user role associated with that order id from ...
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Authorize users for specific pages and/or categories

I am managing a Wordpress website for a local sports club, the navigation is something like this: home division archery soccer youth senior volleyball ... I want to enable the people in charge ...
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Allow admin roles to add images to comment replies

this may be a step too far but I publish occasional tutorials on my personal blog and sometimes in comments get asked questions where an image would be very helpful to include as the answer. I've done ...
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How to add more than 1 user role to sub-menu pages

I create a plugin with 6 submenu pages. I need 4 of them to be accessible by administrator and a custom user role i created say 'coach' user. Then the 2 of them to be accessible by administrator and ...
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Set a maximum upload count for users on a specific user role

For users with the Contributor user role, I want to restrict the total amount of images that they are allowed to upload. I found this code posted on an answer here: add_filter( 'wp_handle_upload', ...
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Users Role and Access

I am a bit of a novice to this so please be patient. I am trying to create a site with a programmer using wordpress, but not using it for blogs or post. I am not a programmer myself. I want people ...
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Require Capability to View Woocommerce Product

I am using Woocommerce and I have products in a category called B2B whose single_product.php is only to be shown to people with the capability read_b2b. <?php if ( have_posts() ) : ?> <?php ...
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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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how to give a user a role?

How possible give a user the 'adminstrator' role? for example I made a user with wp_insert_user(array(..., 'role' => 'Administrator') but it doesn't effect on role of user. thanks.
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Send user activation email when programmatically creating user

I wondered if someone here might be able to help. Basically, I've created a custom registration form that when validated, inserts a user to the user table. function _new_user($data) { // ...
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Subscription list function

I have created a function which automatically adds users with the role of contributor to a list in which they will receive forum (modified mingleforum plugin) updates by email. My problem is that the ...
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Restrict custom post content to specific user

I've created a custom post type called Students with custom fields like ID #, Name, year, age, etc. With this, I have also created one "Student" post for each student in a school. What I want to do ...
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User levels and post visibility

I'm having a bit of trouble detecting the view-ability of post types. I've created a front end plugin which lists posts/pages by the author. Testing if a user can edit a certain post type is easy but ...
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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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Allow user role “salesman” to view only “client” role users

I have created two new roles in my theme, salesman and client. I want, when "salesman" is logged in to be able to view and edit only "client" users. I am trying this code (taken from an answer in this ...
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Get users with different roles and call function on each of them (user_meta)

First of all, I have a custom function in functions.php that gets some author information. This works on great on single posts with a single author. <?php function the_author_box() { ?> <div ...
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Assign specific editor with custom user meta “A” to all authors with custom user meta “A” and exclude all other author access

I am looking to do the following: Logic/layout/cores: All contributors select a school in a custom user profile meta field All contributors also select a club in a custom user profile meta field ...
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Featured image not working, because of custom user role?

I've got a weird issue. My post thumbnails aren't working with a custom role. Images can be uploaded, and when viewing the media uploader they show as attached to the relevant post. However, when ...