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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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Plugin permissions for Editor role

I've added a plugin called Orbisius Simple Notice but I notice this applied to several plugins I have installed. The plugin works fine when logged in as an Admin. However, my clients who manage the ...
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WordPress Multisite and S2Member - How to add new users to all blogs?

We have WordPress setup to run as Multisite and are using the S2Member plugin. We are also using a modified version of the 'Multisite User Management' plugin. The Multisite User Management has a ...
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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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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 to remove “Super Admin” from All Users for those that are not a “Super Admin”?

I would like to remove the filter at the top that says "Super Admin" for users that are not a "Super Admin". How do I go about doing this? This screenshot shows what I am talking about:
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Restrict custom post type view by user role

I've created a custom post type and created a couple of custom user roles and want to be able to restrict the view of the post type based on the specific roles. Is there a straightforward way to ...
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Automatically assign visitor to be a subscriber

I would like to automatically assign every visitor to be a subscriber when they visit my webpage, however they don't need access to the wordpress backend. Is this even possible? I think it is because ...
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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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How to check if a user is in a specific role?

I have a pretty specific requirement to show different text in a field label on the user profile page based on the current user's role. I can't seem to figure out how to check whether the current use ...
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Roles, groupes or somthing else?

I'm trying to set up a multi-user WordPress website for a couple of hundreds of users. Well divided in 'categories'. And I just don't get it.. How do groups work (plugin), how do Roles work, how does ...
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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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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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Allow Multisite admin to edit users

i am using wordpress multisite. and i was looking for solution to allow sites admin to edit users that belongs to their website. as i understand, i need to give this permission to site admin to edit ...
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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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Help - Why my roles are not showing? 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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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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Troubleshooting a “You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page” error

I have a multisite installation running WP 3.5. My main site and a few other blogs on the network work fine. However, if I register a new user and site, that user gets the "You do not have sufficient ...
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Capability to edit own posts and not others

What is the capability that let users to edit their own posts and not others? I am trying to enable the post authors to avail a plugin function only on the posts they own. The permission to access ...
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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 ...
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Prevent author from changing their posts if admin has modified

In wordpress, by default, authors can create and make all changes to their posts. I'm looking for a way to restrict them from making to any change to a post if administrator has made any modification ...
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Editor can create any new user except administrator

I have set up a WordPress site for a client. The client has the Editor role, however I have installed the Members plugin and given the client the capability to add new users to the WP admin. This is ...
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Allow member to have access to custom post type only. Permission to only edit their own posts

OK I'm looking for the best way to attack this. I'm very comfortable with PHP and making custom post types with custom meta fields in WordPress. Here is what I'm looking at doing: User registers ...
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How create a multisite setup with “phantom” accounts and passwords?

I'm currently considering converting my college newspaper's WordPress install into a multisite installation in order to create an extra blog that I would like to take a lot of the functionality from ...
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List of users with email and role

I'm looking to create a list of all the users on my wordpress site with their email and role. $blogusers = get_users(); // Array of WP_User objects. foreach ( $blogusers as $user ) { echo ...
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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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Allow a user to edit their own page and profile only

I am creating a WP site that has a list of members, where each member (about 20) has their own page. Each member page is created by an admin, but now i am stuck. I would like the content of each ...
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Prevent Contributor to show comment list

How can I change WP so the Contributors will not show to comment for other post, So they will see only the comments to their post?
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Getting user roles in plugin files

I have a plugin in which I need to use the get_editable_roles() function but I keep getting a fatal error saying that the function does not exist. In my main plugin file I have this code: function ...
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BuddyPress | Check if user is in current group [closed]

I'm developing a plugin for a website, which uses the Group Extension API to create a new "subpage" in the group's page, just like Home, Members... Here's the code: class BP_Suggest extends ...
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How to restrict specific category posts from being read by specific user roles?

I would like that only users of role "Author" can read the posts of a category called "personal". How can I do it? Thanks
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How can change 12000 user role into contributor by sql [duplicate]

We have about 12000 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? I ...
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Multi users adding their name to a post

I'm trying to figure out a solution for a catering site. Basically, the owner will create a new post with the event details. All the employees will have their own user (something like subscriber or ...
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add_role user capability not working

I added a role this way: add_role( 'paar', __( 'Tanzpaar' ), array( 'add_users' => false, 'create_users' => false, 'delete_users' ...
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Ordering users of a specific role by last name

I'm trying to display a list of authors by their last name. I can get the list to display but as yet I don't seem to be able to order the list by last name. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Josh ...
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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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Publish author posts only with editor approval?

I run a multi author blog and i am looking for a non plugin solution. The default author user role in Wordpress can publish posts without any approvel - look at Role Capabilities Wordpress Codex. ...
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Restrict all possible back end options for users

I was looking around for the best BACK END user restriction plugin. I could not find a plugin that is capable to restrict ALL POSSIBLE AND SINGLE OPTIONS. They all allow you to restrict basic options ...