Names for a set of user capabilities.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Custom User Roles Added When Plugin Network Activated and not on Individual Site

I wrote a quick plugin which creates a list of custom user roles and capabilities for each user role. The user roles are checked and added if not found upon plugin activation. When I network ...
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Wordpress Multi User Entries

I have a question, i want my wordpress site has multi user, like contributor for my site entries. but, in the homepage, i want to show only my entries, not the others. but i also want a page or rss ...
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Set role for manage users only under a role

I have to implement membership functionality where a user (company owner) can manage multiple users(employees) under him. I have created two roles in members plugin - Company user - Can add ...
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can't select role

I ve got an error on admin at this page wp-admin/network/site-users.php?id=1 <select name="new_role" id="new_role_0"> Warning: array_reverse() [function.array-reverse]: The argument ...
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Sidebar menu based on user role

This is a follow up to my own topic: Show menu in sidebar if on specific page AND specific user role (is_page, current_user_can) It didn't quite work as intended. To recap, I want to show a different ...
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Adding Comment Author as a subscriber

Is there a way to add a comment author (the person who writes a comment) on any post as a "subscriber" role? The idea is to: Notify the comment author if there are any updates made to the post. Add ...
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Add capability to role for all sites in network

We are running a multisite install. I want to add the capability to edit menus for contributors. I am doing that with this code: $role_object = get_role( 'contributor' ); $role_object->add_cap( ...
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register_post_type “You are not allowed to edit this post.”

I am creating my own post type, here are my capabilities: 'capabilities' => array( 'publish_posts' => 'publish_review' ) Basically, if I use this - no body can publish or send for ...
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Customize Dashboard Widgets Area for the Client?

To avoid the client messing up the website I have already customized other parts of the admin backend, now for the dashboard widgets area. I don’t want to block access but rather I want to give the ...
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How can I add Menu Page to specific user?

I've installed a plugin for my client called uTubeVideo, but he has a user role of editor so the option page of the plugin won't display for him. Initially, i thought I could fix this using the if( ...
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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 to ...
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WP welcome email depending on user role

I'm looking for a way to customize the welcome email, ONLY for new users with a certain role. (I use the Gravity Form User Registration Add-On to allow visitors to vote, thereby registering as ...
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Granting Author the capability to access a submenu item under Tools

I need the Author role to have the capability to access a submenu item (a third party plugin item) under the Tools menu in the admin. By default WordPress grants capability to the Tools menu for only ...
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WordPress Custom Post Type Delete Permissions

We've been developing a site recently that is going to have a lot of users and varying levels of permissions for those users. For this we went with Role Scoper but it seems to have a few issues in ...
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how to redirect users to a custom page when they click on their display name or “my profile” or dashboard?

How to redirect users to a custom page when they click on their display name or my profile or dashboard on my WordPress site. Because I locked /wp-admin with this add_action('admin_init', ...
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Cannot Save User Roles - Set a Role, says Updated, but no Change

thanks for reading my question. I have a Wordpress Site with Delicious Magazine Theme installed. In Users --> Edit User, I want to change a specific user's role to Contributor. When I make the ...
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Set permissions to view custom admin pages by Role, not Capability

When using add_submenu_page(), Is there a way of specifying a Role instead of a Capability? I have added a menu to the WP admin area which has 4x sub-menu pages. The level of access to three of these ...
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Linking a user with a specific post type they are allowed to modify and hide the rest

I've looked everything on internet but didn't found the answer to my problem. Here is my situation. I'm using, for a college website, Wordpress 3.8 and the amazing plugin Advance custom field and CPT ...
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Compare revisions on pending posts doesn't work for authors and lower

I'm using map meta cap to allow extra permissions (edit/publish/edit_others/read_private/edit_private) if the user and post share a category. Comparing revisions doesn't work beyond the first ...
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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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Listing comment author role code problem

I use the following code on comments template: <?php $user = get_userdata($comment->user_id); echo $user->roles[0]; ?> But the weird thing is that it is ...
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How can I update the role of a newly added user when displaying the registration form with a shortcode?

Basically I have a shortcode that includes a registration form(among other things). The custom form itself is also included on wp-login.php and user-new.php if the default role is set to ...
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Add a user role from a registration form

Is there a way to add/create a Wordpress user role from the woocommerce registration form? I use a plugin called members that allows creation of new roles, but only from the admin page. I want to add ...
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Custom User Role: Upload and edit images, but not edit posts - any other way?

I have a question pretty similar to this one: Why does my custom WP role need edit_posts to edit images? but I couldn't make their solution work. And I couldn't comment there because I don't have ...
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Allow editor to manage part of the admin settings

I'm using a plugin called Business Hours. I want the editor role to be able to manage the settings for the plugin which are situated in the Settings menu. I know how to allow editors to access all the ...
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Woocommerce - Get or calculate user totals and assign to role

I need some help with GET and/or calculate the sum of all orders made by specific user and if conditions is 'true' assign them to specific user-role. for ex: Find all users. Get all "totals" for ...
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Limit posts/pages in admin to user roles

I'd like to limit the posts and pages listed in the admin area to certain roles. There are plugins out there that can do some of what I need but they aren't granular enough for my needs. For example ...
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Plugins and user roles

Alot of plugins only allow for Admins to edit, and i want other roles to edit those as well. I have a wp site running WooCommerce which has a user role "shop manager" and i have a plugin that users ...
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The capability edit_theme_options is not giving capabilities to add an item to menu

I want to give a user the capability to add pages to the menu. So I gave him the edit_theme_options capability using the User Role Editor plugin. This gives him the capability to see Appearance - ...
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Create and Assign Page on Signup

I would like users to be able to have a personal page that they can edit when they sign up for an account. I know of WP-MU, but I don't want a blog for each user, just a page of a specific post-type. ...
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Capabilities for custom post type visible in backend but not working

In my plugin I have created a custom post type and defined capabilities for both the subscriber and the administrator role. When I go into the backend and look at the capabilities that are in the ...
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Showing registration errors on same user role registration page

I have a custom user role eg. abc123 and I created a different registration page having few more fields than original one at ?action=register which opens at ?action=register&role=abc123 like ...