Names for a set of user capabilities.

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Admin user with just “read” permissions

How can I have a user level who can see everything a normal admin sees, but who can't edit anything? Basically a read only admin. To let a client have a look at the control panel but without letting ...
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How to Reset Upload Count of User as Admin AND User?

In direct connection to - Set a maximum upload count for users on a specific user role The user, gmazzap, answered the question above by using the following PHP code: add_filter( ...
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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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Restrict Editing by Category

I've tried every possible user role plugin for this, but each of them no longer work with the latest edition of Wordpress (Role Scraper, Restrict Categories, Advanced Access Manager, etc). If a plugin ...
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Allow Contributors to View/Edit Other Contributors' Pending Posts

I'm using the User Role Editor plugin to modify my user group permissions, but it doesn't quite have everything I need. Does anyone know a way to restrict contributors from viewing/editing any posts ...
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wp_dropdown_roles in a page

I have a question, I have been trying to create a page in which the admin can change the roles of a user from a dropdown menu. Just like we do in the user settings in dashboard. I have been trying the ...
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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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Translate in wp-login.php page

I'm trying to add a form for the user to register, to choose a role that can edit pages. The code I used is as follows: <?php function my_register_form() { global $wp_roles; ?> <p> ...
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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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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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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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approve need for contributor only not for subscriber

in my site i have one two type of user registration. one is subscribe (general user) and another one contributor. so when register it assign auto this two role. by default wordpress setting admin no ...
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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 ...
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How can I have different groups of editors only allowed to edit certain parent+subpages?

I've tried a bunch of different plugins, including Role Scoper, Advanced Access Manager, User Account Manager and more, to accomplish this but can't seem to get it working right. Basically, the ...
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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".
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allow editors to edit menus?

I would like to be able to grant my editors the power to change the menu, can this be done? The appearance tab doesn't appear to be an option at all, can I make it so?
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Display based on specific user

I'm struggling to work this out, but can anyone help me on how to write a statement to display a line of text IF the author of a post is equal to a specific USERID? So for example IF THE CURRENT ...
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How To Create A File Archive in WordPress?

I've installed WordPress for my schools website. I need create a file archive, an uploader and a file viewer for the website. The file archive would store files on the server. The uploader would ...
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Allow Users Only Edit Their Profile?

We want to create profiles for individuals/companies which would allow them to login to the backend and adjust their profile. So essentially the admin of Wordpress would have access to all pages and ...
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add_role menu pages are not visible

I added a custom role this way: add_role( 'tabellenadmin', __( 'Tabellenadministrator' ), array( 'activate_plugins' => true, 'delete_others_pages' => true, 'delete_others_posts' ...
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How-to Delay The Capability To Publish Posts?

I use buddypress and all new members have the role of author. The site is more like a forum with one topic. I'm not worried about comments, just posts. Recently I have received a bunch of spam from ...
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Custom taxonomy archive is visible to only subscibed users

I have a custom taxonomy (lesson) that helps divide posts and other custom post types between different views over the data. Now I have the custom taxonomy page expanded and visible. ...
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Custom Role can't trash Custom Post Type

I have a post type that I set up some capabilities for and I attached them to a new Role, however, the role can not trash them. I'm not sure why though. Here is the portion of my array for the ...
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How to prevent a post from being deleted?

For auditing issue, I only want a post can be trashed, but not deleted - for all users. So I have a plugin like add_action('before_delete_post', function($id) { wp_die(0); }); But ...
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Allow a role to edit one specific plugin

Is there any way to allow a particular role (Contributors, in this case) to use one plugin, and one plugin only? I would like them to be able to add images to a gallery when writing their post, but ...
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Include Author profile in search results

I need to add user profile to search results for a site we look after. I need to return any user with role of 'Consultant' (and only consultant) whos name or nickname or whatever matches the search ...
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Show comments of a user post only when they are login

I have a front end client portal I created when a user logs in they are redirected to a page called "Dashboard". The pages displays recent projects, invoices, and recent messages. Recent messages ...
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How to allow a custom user role to create, edit, delete a specific custom post type only?

I created a custom post type called Traveller Post using the following code snippet: /* custom post - traveller posts */ add_action( 'init', 'traveller' ); function traveller() { ...
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Contributors missing from author dropdown

I have a problem with quick edit post functions. When I am adding new users as contributors, they don't appear in autor dropdown list. I am using Role Scoper plugin for some roles. But I tried to ...