Names for a set of user capabilities.

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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Is it possible to add new user Roles?

I wonder if it is possible to create a new user role and give him special limited abilities? I'd like to have some users who can only add events onto the calendar. They should only be able to work ...
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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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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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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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Find out if logged in user is not subscriber

Is there any conditional tag which will allow me to display the certain content only if the user is NOT a subscriber?
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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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Author Role - Allow editing of Gallery images

Is it possible to give the 'Author' role the capability of editing image titles and captions on post's they have created ? I have a number of users set to 'Author' , but when i've tested it's not ...
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How to create a clone role in wordpress

How to create new role with same capabilities of existing role. Eg: I would like to create a new role with same capabilities of administrator or editor and so on..
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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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Assigning multiple or additional capabilities to specific users or how to create additional roles like bbpress roles?

even though I think I understand the hierarchy of roles in WordPress, I never really bothered creating my own user roles or custom capabilities. What I need to achieve is to assign a few capabilities ...
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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 to reload the role specific registration form on validation errors?

I test a solution for separate registration for different roles and it works very well. But the validation part/function (see bellow) on errors reloads/reuses the generic registration link and not the ...
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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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Add role that restricts user to post in specific category

I'm trying to create a role that restricts the ability to post to a specific category, hiding the other from the checkbox. I don't want to use plugins. I'm looking for a snippet to put in ...
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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 restrict plugin's sub-menu pages to admin/subscribers?

I am working on a plugin with 6 submenu pages. I want 5 of them to be accessible by Administrators only and 1 of them to be accessible by Subscribers only. Both user roles will have different ...
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Allowing users to edit only their page and nobody else's

We currently have about 50 pages, each of which I want a user (eg, bob, rob, smith) to be able to edit only 1 page. For example, bob & smith each have their own page. I do not want bob to be ...