Names for a set of user capabilities.

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How to Change the Entire WordPress Admin panel Look and Feel?

I am trying to change the WordPress Admin panel look and feel for depending upon the different role types that are in WordPress. How can create/assign different themes for each role i.e. Editor > ...
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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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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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Allow user to “edit_others_posts” to save only, not publish

I want to add a couple of editors that can edit_others_posts, but I do not want them to be able to publish others posts, only save the post by clicking on the Submit for Review button. How can I do ...
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Is it possible to restrict a specific user to edit a specific custom post.

I have a site setup with a custom post for team member profiles, blog posts etc ... I am currently setting up user roles so that users can edit certain areas of the site. I currently use Adminimize to ...
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Multisite vs Role Scoper

I have a website with several sections. Each section will have their own user to administer content on. These wouldn't be large sections, maybe a few pages to a dozen at most. My question is whether ...
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Hide some portion on single.php base on author

I would like to hide some portion in view post base on author. My requirement is that I have an job board theme and user can post the job. So there is "How to Apply" section in detail page. Now, I ...
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How to get only 1 role from user

I have this code that will display all the roles for that particular user, but I only need to display 1 role from the user. I have installed bbpress so the code below will display out 2 roles. $user ...
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Display content based on a users login

I was wondering if this is possible. I created a client portal where they can see all of their work that was assigned to them (this is all being displayed on the frontend). Once they login, they are ...
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Can simple Admin save options in a Multisite?

I am developing a custom plugin on a multisite installation that, unfortunately, I am not so use to work with. Tis is the problem: I need to add a field into che profile page of a user and I need ...
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Deactivate plugin for a specific user group

I would like to deactivate a plugin for a specific user. I'm using the following code inside a the wp-content/plugin-mu plugin file: add_filter( 'option_active_plugins', 'bo_disable_apm_plugin' ); ...
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Front end login and page restriction

I've read a few posts about this topic, but I haven't found any plugins that fit my need. What I want to achieve: User A and B both have a login. When user A logs in, he's redirected to ...
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User “none” role

Can someone explain what does the "none" user role mean in WordPress? Which capabilities has this user role? Is it a good practise to use that role for a basic user registration? Thank you.
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CPT, Custom User Role and problem with user manager

i've create a custom user role using this code: /* aggiungi ruolo */ add_role('brokers', 'Brokers', array( 'read' => true, // True allows that capability 'edit_pages' => true, ...
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How to hide a HTML element based on user role

I have a login top bar I use for general users on the website front end and the admin like to use the wordpress admin bar. I am trying to find a way of hiding the login top bar for admin so they just ...
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How to connect database table to each registered wordpress user.

When registered user visit certain page, I want him to be able to add some 3 column data to a database that can be retrieved for him later. The way I see it implemented is by automatically adding an ...
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“edit_published_posts” and “edit_other_post” issue

I need to modify a roles capabilities for post editing: User can modify his own post (publish status doesn't matter) User can modify others posts (only as long as they are not published) I played ...
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Wordpress capabilities and restricted categories access

I've a Wordpress blog to share content with some people only. Users has to login to access this website. I created new roles and new capabilities on this blog. I've got some articles which belongs ...
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profile.php sometime returns webpage not available for subscriber. Why?

I have a problem with my WordPress site when I log in into site being a subscriber and want edit my profile sometimes it retuens Webpage not available, or sometime it works fine. I don't know why. ...
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How can I modify the Capability needed to access a plugin's options?

I have the following 3 different Roles: Admin, Editor, and SEO. I have installed WordPress SEO by Yoast, and I want to get this: I don't want the editors to see the SEO options, because they only ...
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Add_menu_page() error message -> “You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page”

I'm currently building a website for a friend and have assigned him the user role of editor. I don't want to give him an administrator role in case he breaks the layout. Anyway, I am using ...
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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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What's the difference between Role and Meta capabilities; When to use map_meta_cap() filter

I'm getting very confused about the following things: difference between Role and Meta capabilities, difference between Meta and Primitive capabilities, when to use map_meta_cap() filter. There ...
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Downgrade admin account by mistake

I made a huge mistake changing my admin account role from 'administrator' to 'Basic User'. Don't know what to do. Any suggestions how should I proceed to retrieve my account role back again, please?
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Change the functionality of wordpress users module in admin

I want to restrict wordpress admin to view all users in user list. For say, I have created custom roles (company users, employee). A company user type role can have multiple employees. I want ...
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Capabilities don't add

I've wrote this code. function wpo_install() { update_option( 'wpo_version', WPO_VERSION ); wpo_add_caps(); wpo_add_roles(); set_transient( '_wpo_activation_redirect', true ); } ...
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Access to option page by role/capability

So i've been googling around and i'm trying to figure out a plain simple solution to my problem. I've tried several things but they are simply not working. I just got into WordPress and i have to edit ...
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Migrating Roles from one environment to another

I have 2 identical environments . Now, on one I have created many roles and have assigned users to them . How do I migrate this to the other server which has the same set of users already. Any ...
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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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Make a user administrator to a sub directory site and a contributor to main site in multisite network

I have a multisite network. The main site displays news. The sub directory sites have administrators and I call them subsite admin. If the subsite admin wants to post to the main site, I want them to ...
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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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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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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 post type media upload error with custom user role

I have created a custom post type named product and assigned a new role manager for it. Everythign works fine, except the media uploader for product. I can even upload images without any error ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...