Names for a set of user capabilities.

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Send user activation email when programmatically creating user

I wondered if someone here might be able to help. Basically, I've created a custom registration form that when validated, inserts a user to the user table. function _new_user($data) { // ...
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Subscription list function

I have created a function which automatically adds users with the role of contributor to a list in which they will receive forum (modified mingleforum plugin) updates by email. My problem is that the ...
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Restrict custom post content to specific user

I've created a custom post type called Students with custom fields like ID #, Name, year, age, etc. With this, I have also created one "Student" post for each student in a school. What I want to do ...
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User levels and post visibility

I'm having a bit of trouble detecting the view-ability of post types. I've created a front end plugin which lists posts/pages by the author. Testing if a user can edit a certain post type is easy but ...
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Allow user role “salesman” to view only “client” role users

I have created two new roles in my theme, salesman and client. I want, when "salesman" is logged in to be able to view and edit only "client" users. I am trying this code (taken from an answer in this ...
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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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Get users with different roles and call function on each of them (user_meta)

First of all, I have a custom function in functions.php that gets some author information. This works on great on single posts with a single author. <?php function the_author_box() { ?> <div ...
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Assign specific editor with custom user meta “A” to all authors with custom user meta “A” and exclude all other author access

I am looking to do the following: Logic/layout/cores: All contributors select a school in a custom user profile meta field All contributors also select a club in a custom user profile meta field ...
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Featured image not working, because of custom user role?

I've got a weird issue. My post thumbnails aren't working with a custom role. Images can be uploaded, and when viewing the media uploader they show as attached to the relevant post. However, when ...
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Create un-removeable user

How can I add a Wordpress user that can't be deleted (at all cost, not even by a superadmin) with some code? I can't find anything on Google about such a god-account. This morning a client of our ...
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How to stop a user from updating the post date

I have a custom role, called "dealer". Once they have posted a new post, they cannot delete it. It's important they cannot update the date either, and I'm a little stuck on how to do this. It looks ...
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Is there a way of retrieving the core WP capabilities?

I've created a plugin that adds new capabilities & assigns them to both WP & core WP roles. I would like to remove these capabilities when the plugin is deactivated, but I need to check that ...
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Custom user roles for access to specific parts of the site

I need to create specific sections of my site which should only allow certain users to access them. So basically, I'll be having a staff section - if the user is a staff member, they'll see a link to ...
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Change post status based on user role

I have a site I'm working on where users pay a monthly fee to be able to add content to the site and they are assigned a custom user role when registered. When their subscription is up their user role ...
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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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HM CMB: Role Select

I'm using human made's custom meta boxes framework (https://github.com/humanmade/Custom-Meta-Boxes). I want to add a select drop down in my metabox wich is populated from the roles on my WP site. ...
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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 to change user roles for users who doesn't have any. (about 8000 users)

We have about 8000 users who doesn't have any roles. we need to change them to "contributor". How can I change them to "contributor"? Should I do on database? if so, which fields I need to update? ...
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WPMU - new users are automatically subscribed to the main blog - how to prevent that?

New users added via wpmu_signup_blog($domain, $path, $title, $user_name, $user_email); are automatically subscribed to the main blog. Can this be prevented? I only want them to be administrators of ...
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WordPress Role Capability Restriction

I am working on a travelling site and planning to add following feature to the portal. User Registration capability. Let user manage there profile Let user submit there travel story for approval. ...
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Give editor ability to edit custom settings without access to Main Settings

I have created a custom settings page that I've positioned in tools > Custom Settings add_action('admin_init', array('siteSettings', 'register')); add_action('admin_menu', array('siteSettings', ...
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Custom Post Type supports author

I am using 'author' in 'supports' array for my 'custom post type', that shows a list of all users of the site on add or edit post screen to assign author for the post. But I want to filter that list ...
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update_user_meta on registration but only for default role type

So I am running the following to update user meta on regsitration: function set_user_rcp_default_subscriber($user_id) { update_user_meta( $user_id, 'wp_user_level', '0' ); update_user_meta( ...
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Membership subscription, change user role when subscription runs out

There are heaps and heaps of membership plugins out there, all of them focusing on restricting site content based on the users chosen subscription. I would however only want the user role to change ...
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Display Custom Field for a Specific Role, but not for Admin

How do I display a custom field for a specific role, but not display it on the profile page of the admin? When admin goes to edit a profile user that this role, the field will visible. I created two ...
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solution to prevent specific admins from altering site contents

I wonder if there is a solution already present that will restrict even the top level admins that I select from doing things such as installing plugins, disabling plugins, etc. that an admin normally ...
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How to set individual capabilities on a taxonomy? Or how to re-register an existing taxonomy?

The default taxonomy, category. By default, only those with the edit_posts capability can assign categories during post creation/editing. I have a role with very limited capabilities. I want to let ...
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Plugin creation - how to add user rights?

I wrote a little wordpress plugin and I want to grant only specific roles or users access to it. Is there a way to do this?
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I need to assign a role to visitors/guests

Is there a way to create a 'role' in wordpress for a guest? I am using a role visibility plugin which lets me choose the type of visibility to each rule. However a Guest hasn't got a role. I can ...
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How do I make a draft post accessible to everyone?

I have several unpublished posts in my Wordpress website and I am trying to make it accessible for normal users (who are not logged in) using the normal post slugs (site.com/post-here). I understand ...
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Why is unfiltered html allowed in custom fields for author / contributor roles?

I'm creating a WordPress theme which has a custom textarea metabox for inserting embed codes (soundcloud, bandcamp etc). I feel like I should be adding in some security to stop non-admin/editor users ...
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How to target specific user role?

I'm trying to place a simple bunch of codes to redirect the 'Subscribers' only, to the home page (or a desired page) after login. I thought to use if( current_user_can('read') ):, but that's a global ...
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Change User Role based on Point System Issue

Trying to change user role based on points. This is working seems fine till it keep increasing points. The problem happens when if we decrease points it is not changing role back to below stage. ...
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Customer portal (posts as checklist)

This is a pretty difficult one: We are extending our services for our customers. Our customers have to do some things like, buy a apple developer account, generate google analytics key, buy a google ...
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Is WordPress' is_user_logged_in() secure?

I've been wondering about this for a while. Is the following if statement safe enough? Is it easy to break through the code and get access to the content when not logged in? <?php if ( ...
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WordPress Capabilities: edit_user vs edit_users

The official documentation only mentions edit_users, but in the source I found many places are using edit_user, what is the difference? Are there any conventions for singular and plural capabilities? ...
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Allow authors to edit only certain users

I am trying to give my "authors" (who I have renamed "captains") the ability to access the user profile of their team members and only their team members. The teams are defined by a user-meta box ...
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map_meta_cap woes

I have created a custom post type and want it to behave like a page. Certain roles need to have access to it and not to posts or pages. So I created my custom post type with a capability-type and ...
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Reset default roles and capabilities

I've been having a difficult time adding custom post type capabilities to roles (Adding capabilities to default roles) and I suspect that my muddling around may have caused some problems. I also have ...
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Adding capabilities to default roles

I created a custom post type and gave it the following capabilities: add_action( 'init', 'create_team_page_post_type' ); function create_team_page_post_type() { $args = array( 'labels' => ...
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how to associate several authors to a custom post type

I have a "product" post type, to which i would like to associate several users according to their (custom) roles ( "designer", "producer"). They will be able to create (but not publish), edit and ...
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Can't manage to make translate_user_role() work

I've been looking into wpse archives to solve my problem but I can't manage to do such a thing. I built this code : $args = array('fields' => 'all_with_meta'); $users = get_users($args); foreach ...
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Better solution for managing media attachments with `wp_editor()`?

Currently using wp_editor(); on the front-end of my website as a content submission form. All posts submitted are set as a "Pending", which will later be published or deleted by an administrator. The ...
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User Roles: How to hide a plugin from showing in WP-Admin?

I would like to be able to hide a few plugins from showing in the WP-Admin for users who do not have a specific user role as I do not want those users to be able to edit the settings. Do I have to do ...
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Question regarding WP multisite feature

Hi I am developing a networking website using wp multisite feature. The website will have three different sites. buystuff.abc.com sellstuff.abc.com rentstuff.abc.com Now if "X" person register on ...
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how do I add role and capability after I create a new user

I have a simple requirement: 1. create a user 2. create a role for the user 3. add capability for the role First, create a new user $uid = wp_insert_user($userdata); Second & Third, create a ...
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what's the meaning of the field wp_capabilities in table wp_usermeta

I am new to wordpress, in table wp_usermeta I notice that we have a row meta_key meta_value wp_capabilities a:1:{s:13:"administrator";b:1;} First, what's the meaning of ...
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Remove wordpress author's capability to moderate comments on their own posts

WordPress authors have permission to edit others comments on their own post. How to disable this and still allow the authors to edit their published posts?
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Refine user taxonomy query based on role

I have a bunch of custom user taxonomies which I use to group users by, and then show these users on the front end with the following code (from taxonomy-{term}.php) <?php // Get each user from ...
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WPMU If MU site has no administrator, deactivate site

So I been tinkering with this thought. Working w/ WooCommerce Subscriptions - if the user is a recurring paid member, they can create and manage their own subsite. However, say the recurring payments ...