Names for a set of user capabilities.

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User “none” role

Can someone explain what does the "none" user role mean in WordPress? Which capabilities has this user role? Is it a good practise to use that role for a basic user registration? Thank you.
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edit role display name and label name without plugins

I'am creating WordPress function for editing role name function change_role_name($role_name, $new_role_name, $display_name) { global $wp_roles; if ( ! isset( $wp_roles ) ) $wp_roles ...
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CPT, Custom User Role and problem with user manager

i've create a custom user role using this code: /* aggiungi ruolo */ add_role('brokers', 'Brokers', array( 'read' => true, // True allows that capability 'edit_pages' => true, ...
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Restrict admin access to certain pages for certain users

As the title says, I'd like to restrict back-end access to certain pages for certain users. While doing a site with 45-50 pages, I realised it would be a much better user experience if the Page menu ...
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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 hide a HTML element based on user role

I have a login top bar I use for general users on the website front end and the admin like to use the wordpress admin bar. I am trying to find a way of hiding the login top bar for admin so they just ...
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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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Assigning multiple or additional capabilities to specific users or how to create additional roles like bbpress roles?

even though I think I understand the hierarchy of roles in WordPress, I never really bothered creating my own user roles or custom capabilities. What I need to achieve is to assign a few capabilities ...
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Custom subscription abandonment

I'm using a subscription service through a small third-party company. I've asked them to consider sending emails to users that drop-off from the subscription but they don't want to implement such a ...
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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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User Management - Create Child Page Permission [closed]

I'm working on an intranet and have run into a specific permission issue. I'm unable to grant the ability for users to create new pages sub to the pages they have access to (or any pages at all). ...
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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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Using list_users give access to Users menu but not Role dropdown

I have user role that is the "Manager" of the e-commerce part of a site. I have given this user the capability, list_userso that they can access the "Users" page in Admin and add/change various ...
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How to connect database table to each registered wordpress user.

When registered user visit certain page, I want him to be able to add some 3 column data to a database that can be retrieved for him later. The way I see it implemented is by automatically adding an ...
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Only view others' post in the overview screen

I've read the answers in this article I have other questions on this matter though: 1. I'm not a programmer, so where should I put the code below? 2. Can I achieve the same in Pods http://pods.io/? ...
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Hierarchy with users (manage other users)

Is there a way to assign users to a specific other user. For example, a user registers as a custom user role called manager. Then as a manager, I can assign other users to this manager and therefore ...
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Multidomain site with custom permissions

We are going to build single instalation wordpress multidomain site, where each domain is used for different language. domain.com - english, domain.lv - latvian, domain.ru - russian, etc. All sites ...
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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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“edit_published_posts” and “edit_other_post” issue

I need to modify a roles capabilities for post editing: User can modify his own post (publish status doesn't matter) User can modify others posts (only as long as they are not published) I played ...
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Wordpress capabilities and restricted categories access

I've a Wordpress blog to share content with some people only. Users has to login to access this website. I created new roles and new capabilities on this blog. I've got some articles which belongs ...
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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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profile.php sometime returns webpage not available for subscriber. Why?

I have a problem with my WordPress site when I log in into site being a subscriber and want edit my profile sometimes it retuens Webpage not available, or sometime it works fine. I don't know why. ...
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User is not being deleted from wordpress admin dashboard

I have a wordpress blog and I'm trying to delete a certain user from my admin dashboard. But when I delete this specific user and refresh the page, he remains on the users list. The only thing that ...
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How to filter user list by role on page template

The template below displays a directory of restrict content pro users. It works just as it should. I'd like to now filter these results based on custom role (let's say "member"). I thought I could add ...
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How can I modify the Capability need to access a plugin's options?

I have the following 3 different Roles: Admin, Editor, and SEO. I have installed WordPress SEO by Yoast, and I want to get this: I don't want the editors to see the SEO options, because they only ...
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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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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 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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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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Allow contributor role to upload images and not edit already published articles

I have the following two requirements: I want to allow users with the contributor role to upload media (images mostly) in their posts and preferably they shouldn't be able to delete existing ones ...
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Downgrade admin account by mistake

I made a huge mistake changing my admin account role from 'administrator' to 'Basic User'. Don't know what to do. Any suggestions how should I proceed to retrieve my account role back again, please?
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Custom post type media upload error with custom user role

I have created a custom post type named product and assigned a new role manager for it. Everythign works fine, except the media uploader for product. I can even upload images without any error ...
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Allow contributors to add categories, but not delete

I used a plugin called "User Role Editor" to allow contributors to add categories, but it also lets them delete categories. Any suggestions?
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How can I allow the Editor Role to change Theme Settings?

I've just setup a new Blog for a friend and thought it's better to not give him Administrator Access right away as a pre-caution. I created a new user as Editor therefore. But then I saw that this ...
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Capabilities don't add

I've wrote this code. function wpo_install() { update_option( 'wpo_version', WPO_VERSION ); wpo_add_caps(); wpo_add_roles(); set_transient( '_wpo_activation_redirect', true ); } ...
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Change the functionality of wordpress users module in admin

I want to restrict wordpress admin to view all users in user list. For say, I have created custom roles (company users, employee). A company user type role can have multiple employees. I want ...
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Role Column Sorting

I'm trying to add sorting on Role column on user listing by desc and asc but I can get it work, it always show "No matching users were found." below are my code add_filter( ...
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Access to option page by role/capability

So i've been googling around and i'm trying to figure out a plain simple solution to my problem. I've tried several things but they are simply not working. I just got into WordPress and i have to edit ...
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How to add a Capability to a User Role?

I am managing a Wordpress network and would like to add the unfiltered_html user capability to the already predefined user role of Admin. In a standard installation of Wordpress the Admin account ...
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Migrating Roles from one environment to another

I have 2 identical environments . Now, on one I have created many roles and have assigned users to them . How do I migrate this to the other server which has the same set of users already. Any ...
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Unable to set user role via edit_user_profile_update action hook

I've added the following action hook to edit_user_profile_update: add_action( 'edit_user_profile_update', 'set_user_role' ); function set_user_role( $user_id ) { if ( !current_user_can( ...
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Filter Users Using Custom Admin Role

I have created a custom user role in my WordPress installation called Inactive, which identify users that don't write posts or pages anymore (This role was created for archival purposes, as a kind of ...
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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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Make a user administrator to a sub directory site and a contributor to main site in multisite network

I have a multisite network. The main site displays news. The sub directory sites have administrators and I call them subsite admin. If the subsite admin wants to post to the main site, I want them to ...
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Get users from all/specific blog by user_role and current_user role

Something I've needed and think a fair few people might need as well is: getting users from all or a specific blog based on the user_role's of the accounts they wish to see, while also differentiating ...
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Add role and edit page capabilities

i've create a new user role and i want this user can edit page and use custom post type. For custom post type i've resolve but for the page not function. On backend the user can only see the page ...
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Limit number of users a role can create

Just wondering if there is a way to limit the amount of users a specific role can create? For example, if Editors can create new accounts, I only want them to be able to create 20, and then they ...
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Can I protect a type of content site-wide with a single password?

I am developing a theme for a client who has a catalog of products. Each product has a spec sheet that he wants to make available to logged-in users. It's not a real security issue, just a means to ...
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Allow roles below admin to add subscribers only

I want to give a group of user types (Editor + a custom role) the add_users /create_users capability. The only catch is that I wanted to limit that capability to adding 'subscriber' type users only, ...
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How to add user roles?

I need to build a news site with 16 user roles. How can I add more user roles? By default I see 4 roles: contributor author editor administrator