Names for a set of user capabilities.

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Custom registration URL lost when user makes signup mistake

I've followed instructions found on this site and elsewhere on the internet intended to let me give certain people a registration link that will let them sign up with a specific user role. The user ...
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Make A WordPress Page Accessible To Admins Only, Redirect Other User Roles

I need to redirect logged-in and non-admin users, from page with id 172, to the home of the website. Note that users that are not logged in can actually see the page. add_action('admin_init', 'xyz'); ...
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Hide comments and posts posted by other user

I've created a user with role Contributor, when i logged in as Contributor all the posts and comments are listed in the dashboard. How to disable this? I just want to see the post made by ...
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How to make the Newsletter plugin visible to users with author privileges?

I'm using the Newsletter plugin and would like to make it accessible to author users. Is it possible to do so? If there's no solution for this I'll edit the editor role to make it a new author role.
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Custom Plugin w/ Custom Post Types - Custom Posts Are Showing at all Privilege Levels - Is this possible to adjust?

We created a custom plugin. The custom plugin allows users to post specific post types. Under each user account, all of these custom post types display under the relative post type. For example, ...
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wp_update_user not updating

In desperation I am asking for help in this forum too - if someone (ANYONE!) could take a look a this post and see if they could help I'd be eternally grateful ...
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Capabilites not working [closed]

I created a custom post type: add_action( 'init', 'artwork_feature'); function artwork_feature() { register_post_type( 'artwork', array( 'labels' => array( 'name' => __( ...
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Adding Comment Author as a subscriber

Is there a way to add a comment author (the person who writes a comment) on any post as a "subscriber" role? The idea is to: Notify the comment author if there are any updates made to the post. Add ...
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Show menu in sidebar if on specific page AND specific user role (is_page, current_user_can)

I tried combining two conditions: is_page and current_user_can but it didn't work. Found an example at StackExchange where the user role was spelled out. But the Wordpress codex says "Do not pass a ...
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How can I check if the admin bar is visible to the current user?

I'm new to WordPress. I would like to know Is the admin bar visible to all users and roles? If not, how can I check it is visible to the current user?
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How can I change plugin to give access to editor user role?

I want to give my editors access to a settings page to a plugin I've installed on their website. As of now, it's only visible to Administrators. The plugin I'm using is uTubeVideo Gallery, and there ...
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wp_dropdown_roles() to replace option value = code

I'm trying to replace a hardcoded dropdown list of roles in a plugin. Currently this is the code: echo '<select name="xf_user_role_' . $id . '" id="xf_user_role_' . $id . '">'; ?> ...
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Hide user fields based off capability

I'm struggling with this one. I am trying to hide 2 user profile fields for the current user. Only the admin or user with "edit_users" capability should be able to view/edit these fields. Code: ...
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How to get role of user

I need to get the role associated with a user -- not the "currently logged in user". I am using Buddypress (not that should matter to the nature of this question) and I am in the bp_members() loop. ...
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Author capabilities: Deleting comments on their own published posts

I know users that have role author can delete their own published posts. But if someone comments on one of their posts, does the post author have the capability to delete that comment?
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Updating User Meta with SQL Query

I have a Wordpress site that needed to have 9,000+ users imported to set up a Directory Listing. I imported them from an existing MySQL (non-wordpress) database and everything imported just fine. ...
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How can I prevent a writer from being able to edit an article that has been scheduled?

In the old WordPress that I had, the writer (a type of user that could not publish) was, after an article was schedule, unable to go back to the article and edit it. But now in WordPress 8.1 they (the ...
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User-edit role setting distinct from wp_capabilities?

I need find out how $profileuser->roles is set. wp_capabilities can hold multiple roles Whereas user-edit role caters only for a single role. Under certain circumstances it is possible for there to ...
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Need to create admin user without capability to create user

I need to remove user related capabilities(such as 'create_users', 'add_user', 'list_users', etc...) of an admin user. I tested the code below in an 'init' method. global $current_user; ...
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Allow Content Author to Publish, But Not Edit or Delete

I am hiring a content writer for my WordPress blog. I will be the sole blog admin. I need to define a role for this writer. I was wondering if there was a WordPress user role that will allow him to ...
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Allow user to Publish, but not Edit or Delete

I saw post Allow Content Author to Publish, But Not Edit or Delete but is not the same I need and I cannot ask there because of reputation ¬¬ I need an user that can publish any user's post but can't ...
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Multiple authors for single post without plugin

I'm new to using WordPress and so, apologies in advance if this seems like a very basic question. I want to have multiple authors for single post. I had seen Co-Author. But I don't have to use plugin ...
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Set user ID at time of wp_create_user

I'd like to add a new user to the WordPress user table. The code for wp_create_user works fine but it is adding the user incrementally to the next available ID in the user table. Instead, I want to ...
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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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How to Structure a New Role/Capability Scheme?

I have a situation where I need users to be flagged as "Instructors" on a site. That role should basically be whatever the user's current role is with the added capability to see comments from ...
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Displaying content to search engines but via navigation only for registered users.

Displaying certain information depending on if a user is registered is quite easy as I have been using this code <?php if (current_user_can(‘subscriber’)) { ?> [content here] <?php } ...
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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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Editor and contributor roles not correct after adding function

** RESTATED ** I am creating a bridge. The work involves a default installation of WordPress and a plugin to bridge a forum and WordPress. The forum provides all the account information. The ...
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Specific post user permissions

in that gives a specific user the option Edit a specific post I searched and found only plug-in that give the user the option to edit all posts But I did not see anything reference to a specific ...
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Ability to only view (not edit) other user's personal profile information

I have created 2 roles, Center and Student, for my WordPress website with different capabilities using members plugin. I want the student role users to be only able to view and edit their personal ...
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How to not allow custom roles to edit published custom post types?

I have a WP site with a custom role (revisor) and a custom post type (events). What I would like to do is allow my revisors to add new events, but not edit existing. I'm already using the Members ...
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Display posts from multiple user roles

I have created a custom loop to show only admin posts, but now I would like it to display posts from both admins and contributors. Any help is GREATLY appreciated! Here is what I have so far: ...
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Get author meta of all writers

We know from the docs that you can get an author's meta like so: <?php get_the_author_meta( $field, $userID ); ?> But I would like to have a custom "About us" page which displays all the ...
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Remove specific administrator's capability

I've created two administrator users X and Y. And now I need to remove capability of 'edit_plugins' from user Y. I've searched and found, http://goo.gl/LttuvX $user = new WP_User( 'Y' ); ...
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How to limit user to publish post per day and per role?

I would like to know is there any way/Plugin to limit the user published post (in a given time span) by his role? Like this: Role A -> 1 post per day and 30 post total. Role B -> 10 post per ...
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How to redirect specific post type with user role

I have created custom post type Books in my functions.php. Now I want to redirect every user (assigned with editor role). When they click to Dashboard it goes to this page: ...
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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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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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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 ...