Names for a set of user capabilities.

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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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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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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 can I create a separate grouping of user roles (much like bbPress)?

I want to have two user role groups...so that users can be assigned two roles (one in each group). I'm looking for code that I could integrate into an existing theme or plugin. Any suggestions?
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Is there a way to set the user Role based on email domain

For example if a user registered with the email domain: example@gmail.com They will be set as a contributer. but if any other email such as example@hotmail.com they will be set as a subscriber? ...
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Change user's capabilities at runtime

I've been tasked with limiting who can moderate comments based on a custom defined user field. We basically have a two tier "roles" system, one being the standard WordPress roles, the second being a a ...
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Wordpress multisite, allow non super admins to create sites

I'm creating a wordpress multisite for at costumer to uses with his own customers. He need to be able to create a site when he get a new customer, and his customer should be able to control the the ...
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Is there a simple way to manage capabilities per user?

I have a WordPress-Site where some people (non-expert clients) need to create/manage users. The site uses multiple custom post types and each user is assigned permissions for one or several of those ...
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Admin user with just “read” permissions

How can I have a user level who can see everything a normal admin sees, but who can't edit anything? Basically a read only admin. To let a client have a look at the control panel but without letting ...
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How can I restore admin capabilities?

So yeah, I'm a genius. I managed delete all my admin capabilities (thank you very much Membership plugin). I could restore them, ...if I had admin access, lol. Anywhoo, how can I give all my ...
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How to Reset Upload Count of User as Admin AND User?

In direct connection to - Set a maximum upload count for users on a specific user role The user, gmazzap, answered the question above by using the following PHP code: add_filter( ...
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Set a maximum upload count for users on a specific user role

For users with the Contributor user role, I want to restrict the total amount of images that they are allowed to upload. I found this code posted on an answer here: add_filter( 'wp_handle_upload', ...
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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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Admin Post List Only Show One Category

I want a user to only be able to view a single category type when clicking "posts" in admin. I've tried messing with list_terms_exclusions, but that only seems to be effecting the category management ...
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Disallow “contributors” to edit their own posts once they've been set to “Pending Review”

My question is exactly what is in the title: how can I disallow "contributors" to edit their own posts once they've been set to "Pending Review"? I can't seem to find any documentation on how to do ...
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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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Restrict Editing by Category

I've tried every possible user role plugin for this, but each of them no longer work with the latest edition of Wordpress (Role Scraper, Restrict Categories, Advanced Access Manager, etc). If a plugin ...
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Allow Contributors to View/Edit Other Contributors' Pending Posts

I'm using the User Role Editor plugin to modify my user group permissions, but it doesn't quite have everything I need. Does anyone know a way to restrict contributors from viewing/editing any posts ...
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wp_dropdown_roles in a page

I have a question, I have been trying to create a page in which the admin can change the roles of a user from a dropdown menu. Just like we do in the user settings in dashboard. I have been trying the ...
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Disallow user from editing their own profile information

I'm currently developing an intranet and I am using Justin Tadlock's Members plugin to control roles and capabilities. I have created a HR role to allow Human Resources staff to create and edit user ...
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Different email notifications (about pending posts) to different users

I looking for something like this: I have two (or more) groups of users. Each group is responsible to different person. So e.g. if someone from group A send draft, person responsible to group A get ...
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Toggle User Roles with button

I don't know if this is possible, but I've got two user roles: Hero and Legend. When people subscribe to my website, they're assigned the Hero user role. I would like to be able to toggle users to ...
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Translate in wp-login.php page

I'm trying to add a form for the user to register, to choose a role that can edit pages. The code I used is as follows: <?php function my_register_form() { global $wp_roles; ?> <p> ...
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How to sync user database with “user role editor” plugin enabled

I already know how to sync user database for multiple wp installations from this answer. I don't know how to sync user database with custom user roles. Thanks in Advance! :)
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Disable posts, only allow to edit existing pages, not create new ones (create_posts)

I am trying to limit a user role to only be able to edit existing pages, but not create new ones or do anything else like anything with posts. I have read this: Is there an existing capability to ...
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Search results show only content by admin post authors

In my current wordpress project there is an issue with search results. The project includes users of a custom role competitor who are able to upload images in the media library. Since ...
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Is it possible to add new user Roles?

I wonder if it is possible to create a new user role and give him special limited abilities? I'd like to have some users who can only add events onto the calendar. They should only be able to work ...
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Get the User ID Who Owns a Given Blog ID in Multisite

I am working on creating a function that will take a $blog_id and return the corresponding $user_id of the user who owns/created the blog in a multi site network. public function ...
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Include administrator in author list

I have this code that is displaying my last active authors. I also would like it to display WP administrators in this list. The code is: $authors = array(); $count = 0; $args=array( 'post_type' ...