Names for a set of user capabilities.

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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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How to allow an user role to create a new user under a role which lower than his level only?

I have three extra roles in my site. Doctor Receptionist Guest those roles are added by following code: * adding Doctor role */ $doctor_role = add_role( 'Doctor', __('Doctor'), array( ...
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How to get a users list by who created them?

I have two users with the capability to create other users. But their roles are not same. Tom - Role is Administrator Jackie - Role is CMS Manger (a custom created role) Both have capability ...
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Let new user role to 'edit_others_posts' of other user role, not of its own type

In my system, I'm making two new roles: Third Party (TP) (lesser privileges) Data Entry Operator (DEO) (powerful over Third Party - but not of its own group) My CPT 'capabilities' parameter is ...
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Error: How to allow the “contributor” to upload media in wordpress

am facing a problem with my wordpress site.In my site I prevent/disallow the "contributor" to upload media files. But I want them to upload only the featured image. So what is the trick in that ...
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How to disable the customizer?

I don't want anyone with the role below 'editor' from using the customizer. I still want them to be able to edit/change widgets and the menu. How can I do this please? My code so far, but it stops ...
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used code below to allow Editor access to menus - but change permanent, how do I revert?

I have tried the code below to allow Editors to access menu settings. I then removed it from functions.php but the Editor access is still there so looks like this has made a permanent change! Ayy ...
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Add role privileges of the custom post type

I wonder if it is possible when adding a new role add_role() I can assign to it a privileges to add, edit, delete posts of a custom type. To be specific. I want to add a role 'volunteer coordinator' ...
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after login that will redirect user role into a page

I am trying to create a hook that when a user login, it check the user role.. if the user role is jsa_contributor then it redirect into specific page. but it seems my code didn't work. This is the ...
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How to make an author archive only for certain user role and show related CPT

Scenario I made a CPT where I'm taking the stakeholder's ID as a custom field. All the stakeholders are actually a WordPress' Registered User with a different role stakeholders - because at some ...
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Managing Users and Creating Groups [closed]

We're going to be transitioning from a small, outdated CMS that's no longer supported, to WordPress for our new CMS. Our old CMS allows us to restrict access on the back-end so that by default User A ...
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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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Restrict access to a post once it is tagged as a given status

I am trying to make any post that has been tagged and saved with a certain status non-editable by editor users. I am using a custom plugin that extends the status' to include subbing, however, at ...
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Prevent author role from editing all posts in custom post type?

I thought the Author role was only allowed to edit posts created by that author. That works in Posts and Pages, but I created a custom post type and the author can edit ALL posts in that post type. Do ...
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Custom role with add post and event capabilities

I'd like to create a custom role for an author on a site that we made. I can create one with only the add/edit/delete posts capabilities but I can't figure out how to give him the add/edit/delete ...
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Disappearing menu items in dashboard once the CPT post get published by Admin

I have created a custom post type, say, 'Challenge'. I have also created some new user roles, on of the user role is 'evaluator', this role has capabilities some what like default 'Contributor'. The ...
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Select Subscriber As Post Author In CPT, Admin Panel

I have a custom post type, jobs. I would like in that CPT to be able to select subscribers as post authors. I found this post, which does the trick for all post types, but I would like to restrict ...
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how to remove some permissions from a shop “manager role” in woocommmerce?

well, I'm using woo-commerce plugin to manage a shop. I need to add a user who can manage products(add new, edit). so I added a user and gave him a shop manager role, but the permissions granted for ...
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Allowing custom role access to custom post type in back end

So I'm having some issues with this and I can't see why. I just need a custom role that can access the blog in the back end. I've added a new post type with a Capability type of blog and a new user ...
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Synchronising Multisite Roles

I am trying to set up roles synced between a multisite master site and a sub site. I read the info here How to sync roles across Multisite?, but am not 100% clear on how to implement this. In my use ...
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Role capability delete multiple post type posts doesn't work

I am making a new role called "sales" where I add capabilities to, so the sales people only can read, edit and delete leads in the admin panel. Everything works fine, except that I cannot select ...
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How can I let one user update another users posts and metas?

I found out that I can simply assign an editor role to users by simply doing the following $u = new WP_User( 3 ); $u->add_role( 'editor' ); But in this case the user gains edit access to ...
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How to Restrict publish post capability of Editor role for a Custom Post Type?

In a project, I have a Custom Post type, In this post type, every one can add Posts, From Contributor to Admin, But All the posts apart from Admin, should not be published. All other Posts including ...
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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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Subscriber role - blank page

I did a fresh install of WP4.2 today, but after playing for a while with setting up a custom user roles I realized that the built-in subscriber role is returning blank page instead of the dashboard. ...
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Remove Ability for Other Users to View Administrator in User List?

(Moderator's note: Original title was "Remove Admin from User Menu") I have created a client administrator role which is essentially an Editor with ability to add/remove users. The article "Editor ...
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Stop contributors from editing standard posts but allow them to edit a custom post type

I need to stop any site user who is a 'contributor' from editing the standard posts, but I want them to be able to edit a custom post type called courses. Here is my code that I have so far, it is not ...
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Change roles automatically after X time

We are developing a site that have three roles: Trial Paid No Paid All users that join to our site have a trial role by default, but we want to change it automatically to No Paid after 15 days. ...
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How to stop contributors editing post type but allowing them to edit a custom post type?

I need to stop 'contributors' from editing the standard post type, but I want to allow them to edit a custom post type. My code so far: remove_cap( 'contributor', 'edit_posts' ); Thanks! UPDATE: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is there way to rename user role name without plugin?

Is there anyway to rename a user role name via hook, instead of using plugin? Edit For example, administrator » owner
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Best way to assign role to user across entire multisite?

We have a content editor role that allows only editing pages/posts, but this user should be able to edit posts/pages on ANY site in the network. The problem is that these users don't have a role on ...
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Assign user to blog and role on signup (Multisite)

This is the code I have, but I think I may be using the wrong hook, or perhaps it has to do with the whole activation mechanism, but it's not actually doing it. The role picker does show up, but after ...
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How to change a user's role?

I have custom roles in my setup and I want to be able to automatically change a user's role thru a function. Say user A has a SUBSCRIBER role, how do I change it to EDITOR? When adding a role we just: ...
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Stop users of author role from editing already pending posts

I want to stop authors from being able to constantly edit posts that are already pending review from editors. To clarify; I already have code in my theme that sets live posts to pending and that ...
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Author could only see users created by himself

I am not sure if this is an easy way to see own users in wp admin users list. For example i have multiple users with author role. and i want each author to create a user with a special role ...
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Allow users to change author of post

I want to allow people to ghost-write for other people. This is why I've made a custom taxononomy in my custom post types called Author filled with all the author names. Now I realize it's probably ...
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How to prevent access to wp-admin for certain user roles?

I did try using the plugin Front End Users but this clashes with something as it prevents access to some front end pages. So I need to manually just set it so that anyone who isn't one of two ...
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Created blog but did not visit the site: roles not defined

I am encountering a problem. I am on a multisite setting and I would like to create a blog and then before visiting them want to count how many users with certain roles are included in that site. So, ...
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Limit access to pages based on role

I'm looking for recommendations on how to limit page access by role on the front end. No plugins please, i'm looking for most robust code approach. I'm considering using a page meta field to store ...
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Why are my roles not visible in a 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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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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Allow editors access to added plugins

I created a custom plugin which i want Users who are Editors to be able to use the plugin. I found a link here to allow access for editors to allow editors to edit menusallow editors to edit menus? ...
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Manage Roles and Capabilities on Multi-site

I am trying to enable some features for Subscriber user role in a eCommerce theme where originally had be set for Admin role and I like to modify that. I tried AAM plugin but for this specific site ...
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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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Editor Widget Role

i need to give to editor role the access on widget (or if possibile on a specific widget). I use the code on this question and function but i have a problem. The editor can see the widget and also ...