Names for a set of user capabilities.

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Get users from all/specific blog by user_role and current_user role

Something I've needed and think a fair few people might need as well is: getting users from all or a specific blog based on the user_role's of the accounts they wish to see, while also differentiating ...
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Add role and edit page capabilities

i've create a new user role and i want this user can edit page and use custom post type. For custom post type i've resolve but for the page not function. On backend the user can only see the page ...
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Limit number of users a role can create

Just wondering if there is a way to limit the amount of users a specific role can create? For example, if Editors can create new accounts, I only want them to be able to create 20, and then they ...
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Can I protect a type of content site-wide with a single password?

I am developing a theme for a client who has a catalog of products. Each product has a spec sheet that he wants to make available to logged-in users. It's not a real security issue, just a means to ...
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Allow roles below admin to add subscribers only

I want to give a group of user types (Editor + a custom role) the add_users /create_users capability. The only catch is that I wanted to limit that capability to adding 'subscriber' type users only, ...
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How to add user roles? [closed]

I need to build a news site with 16 user roles. How can I add more user roles? By default I see 4 roles: contributor author editor administrator
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Allowing users to view private posts (pending approval)

OK so I mostly fixed this myself I went into post.php in wp-includes. Changed the 'protected' => true, of pending to 'public' => true, but every time wordpress updates this will reset (I ...
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Groups of capabilities: users with multiple roles?

I'm pretty sure I understand the roles and capabilities setup in WordPress: granular capabilities, grouped together in roles that can be assigned to users. Code should check the granular capabilities, ...
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New user created as Participant rather than Contributor [closed]

On Wordpress settings we have it set such that a new user should be created as a Contributor: However, any users that are created are given a role of Participant: This means that they cannot ...
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Wordpress Multi User Entries

I have a question, i want my wordpress site has multi user, like contributor for my site entries. but, in the homepage, i want to show only my entries, not the others. but i also want a page or rss ...
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Set role for manage users only under a role

I have to implement membership functionality where a user (company owner) can manage multiple users(employees) under him. I have created two roles in members plugin - Company user - Can add ...
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Different customer login form than administrator login form?

I've recently installed Woocommerce. I have realized that the administrator can access the back-end through the same login form presented to the customers. This, to me, presents a huge security risk. ...
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Custom User Role

I know how to add custom user roles, but how can i make it so that when a user with, lets say a role with 'DJ', they come to the dashboard AND ONLY GET TO SEE: Users > Your Profile custom menu DJ ...
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Hide plugin dashboard menu item for specific roles

I am writing a plugin and I am trying to only display the admin dashboard menu item to specific roles. I have this controlling snippet so far... // Check User Role global $current_user; if( ...
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How to auto-translate custom user roles?

I developed a small plugin that adds (or to be more precise: first deletes then adds again) some custom user roles. Each of these roles is set up in a way like this: function ...
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Restrict Capability of Administrator to Create, Edit and Delete Pages in Multisite

In my multisite installation, I need to restrict administrators from being able to create, edit, and delete pages. That is, I need all pages to be created/edited/deleted by superadmins while ...
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How to customize wp_signon()

I am trying to get a customized sign on process. The features that are absent in WordPress by default are the following: Allow user to choose a password at the time of registration. Allow user to ...
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Issue with Custom Roles in Multisite

So I've been going through hell with Custom Roles. I will try to be as descriptive as possible, to highlight my issue. Before anyone mentions it - I would like to avoid using a plugin, since that, to ...
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How can I display all Multisite blogs where this user is administrator?

Given the user ID, how can I display all the blogs where this user is administrator? I tried: <?php $user_id = 2; $user_blogs = get_blogs_of_user( $user_id ); echo '<ul>'; foreach ...
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Add custom role across network in multisite

Maybe this is a duplicate of Add role across network in multisite, but the answers there are not conclusive so I'm asking again. Any help would be deeply appreciated. I'm trying to add two new ...
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How to hide media uploads by other users in the Media menu?

Simply put - how might I completely hide media files uploaded by any other users other then themselves? Id like to disable access to these links & files since they are a way for non-admin users to ...
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Why are authors allowed to approve comments on their posts? How to revoke privilege?

I was under the impression that only admins/editor roles can approve comments however our authors are able to do so as well on their own posts. I want to disable the ability for an author to approve ...
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How to achieve certain page (url) accessible to certain users

I have created a download page I want it should be accessible to certain users who are logged in to my blog. No one else should have direct access to page. Is there some plugin for that? I have ...
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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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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 ...