Names for a set of user capabilities.

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Sync roles across several plugins

Here is the setup: I am implementing Wordpress with two specific plugins: Ultimate Members and Yith Vendors which is a woocommece addon. What I need to do is change a field's data in the database ...
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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 Roll/Custom Post Type - Can't Select Categories

I am using Justin Tadlock's Members plugin 0.2.4. I have a custom user role "Author" that I am granting permission to post a Custom Post Type "blogpost". The Author can post and edit the CPT blogpost ...
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Limit access to posts/pages by user roles

I'm looking for a way to protect content by user roles. Example: you have to be registered to view posts (frontend). If a user is a subscriber he can read post 1, 2 and 3, but if the user is a ...
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How can I track registered wordpress users with Clicky analytics by user role?

I use Yoast's Clicky analytics plugin to easily integrate Clicky tracking for my wordpress website. (I tagged this question with the google-analytics tag because I do not have enough points to create ...
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Select subscriber as author of post in admin panel?

I want to be able to select a subscriber an author of a post in the admin so it displays their name as having written the post, but I do not want to give them any additional privileges (if they login ...
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Wordpress User Management Departmental Managers

In wordpress is it possible to departmentalise user accounts and then have a departmental manager oversea those accounts in same department but not other departments?
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Allow Admin to edit Custom User Role Custom Post Type posts

I have created a Custom Post Type of 'Listing' so that users can add listings by signing up to the website. I have also setup a Custom user role of 'lister'. So, each user (lister) can sign up to the ...
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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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Event Manager Plugin

I am using the Events Manager plugin (https://wordpress.org/plugins/events-manager/). All users are able to posts events and can view their own events when logged in. I was wondering does anyone know ...
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Confusion with adding meta capabilities to a role after registering a Custom Post Type with corresponding 'capability_type' parameter

I got quite confused with Custom Post Type (CPT) 'capability_type' parameter and adding generated capabilities to a role. So I've got a CPT called 'external_role' registered as following: ...
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Getting a List of Currently Available Roles on a WordPress Site?

When writing WordPress plugins there is often a need to set up options for which roles on the site have access to certain functionality or content. To do this a plugin dev needs to fetch the list of ...
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How to create user that has permission to create new sites on WordPress with multisite option enabled?

I have installed user roles editor plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/user-role-editor/ and created new role, but can't make this role to give the user ability to create new sites on WordPress with ...
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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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Multisite user roles - capabilities not working

I have turned my WP to Multisite and when I try to assing different roles to users, the role is assigned correctly - or at least it looks like (if you have user overview), but the capabilites are ...
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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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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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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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Restrict Access to the User Profile

What I want is, give different Roles different kind of access to the user profile. For example, I want to show the section "Name" but not the section "Contact information". From other sections I just ...
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Display user role name instead of user role id in wordpress

I want to display the user role name next to them on an event attendee page. So far I've got it to work using this code: $aanmelding = $EM_Booking->get_person()->ID; $user = new ...
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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 role. However a Guest hasn't got a role. I can ...
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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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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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New Users are saved with no role selected

I'm working on a plugin that adds new user roles: Manager and Employee. Managers are supposed to be a "pseudo-admin". They can manage all post content (private or otherwise), and should be allowed to ...
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“User Role” Not Working

While following recommendations in IThemes Security Plugin, I renamed the database file prefixes which broke our site (multisite installation). I restored the database and everything seemed to work ...
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Give Editor Access To Sidebar

I want to give the Editor Role access to editing the sidebar and it's contents. I have a text widget in there and in order to edit this text widget the user needs to be an admin - this sucks. How do I ...
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Allow user to edit same category posts published by other user

Is it possible to allow user edit their own posts and also posts that are published in same category by other users?
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Remove the Edit button in posts for permalinks on certain user roles? WP 3.3

I am using Wordpress 3.3.2 with the following plugin: - http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/advanced-access-manager/ The plugin works perfectly but the author said there is currently no way to ...
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Link Author URL's based on a custom field

I'm querying a custom field of users based on a city they are in. I am able to display their profile photo and display name, however I can't seem to get the link to their actual author url to work. ...
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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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Disallowing Users of a Custom Role from Deleting or Adding Administrators?

(Moderator's note: The original title was "Custom User Role Restrictions") A project I am working on requires me to create two new user roles - one for the owner of the website and the other for ...
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Show authors own posts AND all other authors published posts in dashboard

In the Backend Posts section I'm looking to show only the logged in authors posts and all other published posts. e.g. Author 1 has 3 drafts and 1 published post. Author 2 has 4 drafts and 1 published ...
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query users by role

I have a custom plugin which queries users and usermeta, but I now need to filter admins out of the results. A very simplified version of my sql query is: SELECT * FROM usermeta LEFT JOIN users ON ...
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Display user meta by different user role

I have added in my functions.php child theme some user meta and works no problem, but I need to display this data only inside a user profile with a specific user role named "rivenditore" and if is ...
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Allow users to set a post author

I have a website owned by myself that allows people to submit work for us to publish. I have a team of staff who need to create posts..etc I have assigned users the author role which allows them to ...
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Add conditional custom option to 'Display name publicly as' dropdown

Besides the built-in "Display name publicly as" options, I would like to add a custom "name + nickname + surname" option to the dropdown. This custom option should be determined by two conditions: ...
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get approved users only ( ultimate member plugin )

I am using UltimateMember and I have the settings configured that admin must approve registered users first. I now want to display the approved users meta information like faculty, email, etc. in the ...
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How to add a menu page for options in wordpress for user that has the role of vendor?

I want to add new options page ONLY for those users whose role is vendor. How can I do that? This is my current code. add_action('admin_menu', 'business_settings_menu'); function ...
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How to show featured image block in custom post type for Author?

I made a custom post type "Dream". Here is the code: //Add custom post type by Akash add_action( 'init', 'create_post_type'); function create_post_type() { register_post_type( ...
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Remove upload_files capability from a role but allow role to manage an avatar image

I have a site with 1 admin, 11 editors, and 4000+ authors. I need to prevent the authors from adding media to the server and using up all the storage. Initially I tried function ...
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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 ...
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Site admin that can see everything, but not save

Maybe it's strange question, but I'm interested in it; Is there any way to allow user display everything, that Admin can see (site options, custom types, plugins settings) but disallow to edit ...
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Hide categories from authors

Is there a possibility to hide certain categories from specific user roles? This must only affect the backend, especially the create post site. On the frontend these "hidden" categories must not be ...
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Grouping users under parent user

What it needs to be like: one "super user" with user role company normal users with user role employee I don't want "super user" to be able to have more capabilities, especially admin-like ...
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Restrict backend but allow to use post.php?action=delete&post=POSTID from front-end

Restrict backend. add_action( 'init', 'blockusers_init' ); function blockusers_init() { if ( is_admin() && ! current_user_can( 'administrator' ) && !( defined( 'DOING_AJAX' ) ...
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Filtering posts by user role [closed]

I have created some custom roles in my Wordpress installation. Now I want to filter the posts they can see and edit based on a custom field criteria. How can I define this behavior in a custom user ...
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get_post_meta with related user

When I call post with get_post_meta I get all posts.I would like to get related post from user when using get_post_meta. How would I achieve this? Example: If I am logged in as foo than I would like ...
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Expire a user's secondary role after X days from it being allocated

The snippet below links a user's Easy Digital Download (EDD) download payment to allocating a secondary user role to that user. As per the example below... If a user buys a EDD download with a ...
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Send a confirmation of user role upgrade conditionally

I'm using this snippet of code to send a confirmation email to user's when their account is upgraded to a new user role. function user_role_update( $user_id, $new_role ) { $site_url = ...
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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 ...