Names for a set of user capabilities.

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Control what custom posts a user can see

I've been looking into user roles and it would seem that there are 100 plugins to help me control what a user can edit or publish but they don't get any more specific. We have a custom post type ...
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Hide All Published Posts from edit.php Paged

I am using AIT directory wordpress theme and customizing it. What i did till now is, created a custom post type similar to that came with theme, Now, all things are working correctly except one ...
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User roles: edit_post set but custom post type & posts not editable

I have a custom post type with the capability_type of "post". I then have a new user role with the following set: 'read' => true, 'edit_posts' => true, '...
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Only allow administrators and editors to access wp-admin

I am trying to restrict access to wp-admin so that only administrators and editors are allowed. At the moment I am using this function: function restrict_admin(){ //if not administrator, kill ...
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Execute a function when admin changes the user role

How can I execute a function, when admin changes the user role of a user? I have two user roles: one is agent and the other one is client . My need is that when admin changes the user role of ...
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Remove ability to access certain admin menus

I am trying to remove some of the admin features for a user with the role of contributor. What i mean by remove some of the admin features is disable them from seeing certain admin menu items, such as ...
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Wordpress Premium Access

I'm new to PHP and Wordpress. I actually achieved pretty much until now, but now I just cant figure out how to do one thing: Grant registered users access to "Additional Content", I don't know why, ...
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Set default page for user account in admin

I have set up an ecommerce site using wordpress/woocommerce and am now adding the users who will be dealing with the orders to the site. The only part of the site that they need to have access to is ...
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Show media-uploads to all users

I want my media-library and all currently uploaded files distributed and available to all users. I am using the User Role Editor Plugin Is there any functions.php hack that makes all media-uploads ...
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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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Make certain pages uneditable by editors?

My Wordpress page has a few editors. They need this permission because they need to be allowed to change the posts/pages of others. However there two pages I want only me, the administrator to be able ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Get User Role by ID not working

I'm using the PHP code seen at the bottom of this post to get the user's role from user ID. It works, but fails if the user role has been changed after registering. I've been looking for ages trying ...
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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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Is there a simple way to manage capabilities per user?

I have a WordPress-Site where some people (non-expert clients) need to create/manage users. The site uses multiple custom post types and each user is assigned permissions for one or several of those ...
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how to Specifies an author / editor to edit one category only?

let me say i have a news website and it have many categories like sports ,politics and art . so i want to specify or select one of my authors "Bob" to be an editor for sports only for example .... how ...
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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 ...