Names for a set of user capabilities.

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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' ...
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Restrict access to options-*.php pages

I have a custom role named manager with manage_options and read capabilities , i want to restrict him not to access Settings menu, you may say remove manage_options capability but that's not the case ...
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Find out if logged in user is not subscriber

Is there any conditional tag which will allow me to display the certain content only if the user is NOT a subscriber?
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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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edit_theme_options - menus option doesn't appear

I would like to grant access to editors to create/edit or delete menus. If I set up in functions.php the edit_theme_options capability (above), the editor can access the header and background but not ...
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Administrator role missing from Roles list - how to recreate

I used AAM to create different users with different roles. I mistakenly deleted an admin and recreated it. Unfortunately, I cannot create another admin now, as Administrator does not show up in the ...
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Permission to change post Author

I am trying to create a "limited admin" but I cannot manage to give this user rights to change the author of posts. The regular administrator can see the dropdown option to change author from both ...
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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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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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How to create a clone role in wordpress

How to create new role with same capabilities of existing role. Eg: I would like to create a new role with same capabilities of administrator or editor and so on..
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Add user role and add capability to view the plugin from that role

I have created a different user role. I want that role to view my plugin. I have tried adding the capabilities to that role. But it doesn't show up on their dashboard. What to do?
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Failed to Register WordPress Custom User Role via Ajax Submit Form

I edited my WordPress site custom registration page. I've added 2 new user roles: Employer Agent I renamed default WordPress Subscriber role to Job Seeker. And, this Job Seeker role has all the ...
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How change user type from contributor to author

I have 2058 users who are contributors. I need to convert their role to author. How can do it by SQL?
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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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Why all contributor that have post not have page

I have problem when moved from drupal to wordpress. Now i have user in contributor that have post in my site. This user cannot see his post in my site in homepage. To solved it i convert him to ...
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How to reload the role specific registration form on validation errors?

I test a solution for separate registration for different roles and it works very well. But the validation part/function (see bellow) on errors reloads/reuses the generic registration link and not 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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site roles manage wordpress

Need three users: Admin, Coach, Participant - Participants are under a single coach. - Coaches control multiple participants - Admin sees everyone I have created these three users using add_role(). ...
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How can show all Contributors' Posts

When Contributor add new post in my site, and i approve it, The problem is when any user click in Contributor name to show all posts of this Contributors. It shows me 404 error. So i need a way to ...
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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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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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approve need for contributor only not for subscriber

in my site i have one two type of user registration. one is subscribe (general user) and another one contributor. so when register it assign auto this two role. by default wordpress setting admin no ...
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Bind custom role to admin page

I've made an admin page showing some records accessible from WP admin via www.xyz.com/wp-admin/admin.php?page=show-records-handle. how can I define a new user role bonded to this page? So users ...
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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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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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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 ...