Names for a set of user capabilities.

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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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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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Add custom capabilities to existing custom post type

The only way I can find to associate post types with custom capabilities is during the register_post_type function. I'm looking to add a capability for a certain role (my_role) for a post type that ...
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Add additional 'description' field for defined roles / role metadata?

Is it possible to add an additional field for "description" to each defined role? (Administrator, Editor etc, plus custom roles). I'm using Justin Tadlock's Members Plugin and have created some ...
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Allow role to edit users at lower level with only specific metadata

How to allow a custom role, company-administrator, to be able to edit/create/delete users lower than their level, subscriber, where some metadata is matched? To elaborate: I'm making a membership ...
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Sync only certain users and roles between multi-site / multi-network

I've a multi-network with this situation: A) a public wordpress site with a forum for customers B) an intranet site accessible only by users enabled I've created some roles such as: "staff","...
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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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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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Allow user to only access custom post type

I am starting to get comfortable with Custom Post Types, but I don´t get the capabilities for them right. I have something like this: // define capabilities... $capabilities_werden = array( '...
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Create Custom Multisite User Role to Reduce Capabilities

I need to create a new role for my multisite install for our Technical Account Managers so that they are only able to create/edit/remove users and create/edit/remove sites. I'm pretty sure I've ...
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How to restrict access to specific pages on the back-end?

Before anything... I understand how roles and capabilities work. And there are tons of plugins that help you manage those. Roles and capabilities can only be so specific though. Is there "wordpress ...
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Where are $current_user->allcaps set?

I recently found a problem with WP in which even the admin has no permission to get to anything on /wp-admin/. Oddly enough, when I compared the $current_user->allcaps to those on a normal site, I ...
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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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Show comments of a user post only when they are login

I have a front end client portal I created when a user logs in they are redirected to a page called "Dashboard". The pages displays recent projects, invoices, and recent messages. Recent messages ...
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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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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 can'...
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Add custom role across network in multisite

Maybe this is a duplicate of Add role across network in multisite, but the answers there are not conclusive so I'm asking again. Any help would be deeply appreciated. I'm trying to add two new ...
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Editor and contributor roles not correct after adding function

** RESTATED ** I am creating a bridge. The work involves a default installation of WordPress and a plugin to bridge a forum and WordPress. The forum provides all the account information. The ...
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User levels and post visibility

I'm having a bit of trouble detecting the view-ability of post types. I've created a front end plugin which lists posts/pages by the author. Testing if a user can edit a certain post type is easy but ...
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Allow user role “salesman” to view only “client” role users

I have created two new roles in my theme, salesman and client. I want, when "salesman" is logged in to be able to view and edit only "client" users. I am trying this code (taken from an answer in this ...
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Featured image not working, because of custom user role?

I've got a weird issue. My post thumbnails aren't working with a custom role. Images can be uploaded, and when viewing the media uploader they show as attached to the relevant post. However, when ...
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Purpose of Adding Capability to Role But Not Grant?

I am attempting to create a custom role upon activation of my plugin. Along with that role, I wanted to add new capability to that role to access later. Now, after reading the Codex, I am totally ...
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bbPress: How to set conditional for specific user -or- user role, to be displayed in user profile

I've been trying to set a conditional for specific users (e.g. http://www.mywebsite.org/forum/users/john/) to display a custom "Contributor" graphic within their user profiles. The graphic would be ...
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Selectively applying action based on role

I've added an action to my functions.php file that forces a plugin (Content Scheduler) to act on posts, even when it wasn't explicitly enabled by the person writing the post. I've got that working, ...
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A user role to view only draft posts

I would like users with the role 'revisor' to see posts in draft status. I've tried the below, but I get a 404 error. What do I need to change? function draft_post_revisor( $query ) { $role = ...
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How to loop through all sites and programmatically set auth to roles

I've tried this and googled around, but I don't understand where the problem is. This is for a network with small NGO sites, where you mostly have only one contributor per site, that is admin for that ...
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Create a role specifically for creating and editing a custom post type

I am creating a theme for a business. Using the WCK plugin I have created the custom post type 'teammembers' in which each post is a member of the team (name, role, image). I would like to make it ...
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Allow custom user to Publish, But Not Edit or Delete a custom post type

If I create a custom post type in functions of my theme like this: add_action('init', 'mail_register'); function mail_register() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x('Letters', 'post type ...
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Allow all users with a certain role to edit a specific post

I have one particular post that is only editable by the author and admins. I've got a custom role named 'head_of_marketing'. I would like to allow all users with the role 'head_of_marketing' to edit ...
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How to change the capabilities from upper case to lower case, while inserting onto database?

I am trying to insert custom user roles like Student, Teacher and Parent. While inserting the capabilities into the database, it is displaying the role in uppercase. I am not able to fetch the user ...
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Editor user role can't publish pages

I need the editor role to be able to publish pages, I've added this to my functions.php $editor = get_role('editor'); $editor->add_cap('edit_theme_options'); $editor->add_cap('tools_import'); $...
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Multisite - custom user role assigned to user in all sites

I have a user A which should have following capabilities: site 1 / the main blog page= custom user role ("calendar only") site 2 = editor But the problem is that if I assign the custom role on the ...
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add a custom user role and assign specific admin menu pages

There is wordpress function add_role to add a custom user role by adding wordpress defined capabilities like read, edit_posts, delete_posts, etc But I want to create a custom user role and assign ...
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How can I fetch all users who are at or above X role?

What is the best way to get all users who are above a certain role, like 'author'? Is this the best way? $user_args = array( 'meta_query' => array( array( 'key' => '...
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How to bulk change user role to “No role for this site”

If I edit an individual user, the role dropdown menu has the option "— No role for this site —" (<option value="">— No role for this site —</option>): However this option doesn't exist ...
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translate_user_role doesn't work

I did dozens of tests, this is the code that I am tring to make work: $user = get_userdata($user_ID); /* WE NEED TO REMOVE BBP ROLES */ $roles = array(); global $wp_roles; foreach ($...
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Access level seems to have gone from admin to editor

I have a client with a wp site (4.2.2) hosted by GoDaddy. Yesterday, when she logged in a number of links on the dashboard menu were missing = including plugins, settings. Others, like the godaddy ...
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Multisite - make an admin network page accessible by any user in the network

I want to programatically create a new blog for a newly registered user and I have an issue with permissions. For the wpmu_create_blog function to work properly, some files must be included and when ...
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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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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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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 WP_User(...
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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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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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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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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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Hide admin menu items for role

I would like to hide the admin menu items 'Posts', 'Pages', 'Tools' etc. for specific custom added roles. But I don't only want to exclude the items from the menu, I also want to make it impossible ...
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Post_name is missing after wp_update_post

I have a problem with my CPT. Registered a partner post type and I want the partner to be able to edit it if the post is draft or pending. I can edit the whole post instead post_name. Post name will ...
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Getting Cheatin' Uh error when attempting to do anything theme related

I'm getting the "Cheatin'uh" error message when I try to preview or customise themes in any way, which is really rather annoying! I have done (or rather my techie husband has!) the following, based ...
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Change the user role based on login or theme switch

I'm developing a CMS system based on a multisite installation. I need to be able to do the following: Whenever a user logs into his site, he will immediately be forced into "Contributor" role. I ...