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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Assign specific user type to specific plugin

I was wondering if there is a way (or even a plugin) to assign a specific user role to a certain plugin. Thanks.
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Adding role according to specific logged in user

Execuse me guys,i'm trying to manage roles according to logged in users, if logged in user is author so he can add users with roles of contributor or subscriber. i've tried using 'wp_dropdown_roles' ...
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Add user role to new user admin notification email

I'm working on a plugin to try and add the user role to the new user admin notification. Just need someone to review the code and see if my approach looks right. It's pretty much the stock code from ...
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Wordpress User Management Departmental Managers

In wordpress is it possible to departmentalise user accounts and then have a departmental manager oversea those accounts in same department but not other departments?
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Restrict wordpress editors to edit posts from specific contributors

I have 6 contributors (writer) for my site, contributors can create new posts but they can not publish the posts, they can only save drafts. I have 3 editor which they have to examine the content of ...
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Hide All Published Posts from edit.php Paged

I am using AIT directory wordpress theme and customizing it. What i did till now is, created a custom post type similar to that came with theme, Now, all things are working correctly except one ...
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User roles: edit_post set but custom post type & posts not editable

I have a custom post type with the capability_type of "post". I then have a new user role with the following set: 'read' => true, 'edit_posts' => true, ...
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Wordpress Premium Access

I'm new to PHP and Wordpress. I actually achieved pretty much until now, but now I just cant figure out how to do one thing: Grant registered users access to "Additional Content", I don't know why, ...
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Problem assigning Custom User Roles to Custom Post Type

I'm having issues assigning custom capabilities for custom post types to custom roles in the WordPress admin. The markup works for one post type but not others. Let me explain a little... I've ...
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customize user roles as site admin in network

I want my site admins to be allowed to edit roles for their site. Enabling the plugin "user role editor" doesn't work. The site admin can't even activate or deactivate the plugin, he can't add roles ...
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Adapt capabilities to specific users “IF”

I have a very specific issue with my Wordpress website. I use custom fields to assign some users to "group managers" and would like to prevent other "group managers" to change this custom field. ...
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Permissions links manager wordpress

I want to let the "Subscriber" users to add\edit\delete links but I don't want that the user could delete other user's links. I know the "manage_links" capability but I can's "split" this to ...
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Welcome email specific to user role

I would like to send an additional welcome email to a specific user role, 'freelancer'. WP would still send its standard welcome email, with login and password, to all user roles. I found the ...
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How to disable the customizer?

I don't want anyone with the role below 'editor' from using the customizer. I still want them to be able to edit/change widgets and the menu. How can I do this please? My code so far, but it stops ...
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Add role privileges of the custom post type

I wonder if it is possible when adding a new role add_role() I can assign to it a privileges to add, edit, delete posts of a custom type. To be specific. I want to add a role 'volunteer coordinator' ...
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Custom role with add post and event capabilities

I'd like to create a custom role for an author on a site that we made. I can create one with only the add/edit/delete posts capabilities but I can't figure out how to give him the add/edit/delete ...
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Disappearing menu items in dashboard once the CPT post get published by Admin

I have created a custom post type, say, 'Challenge'. I have also created some new user roles, on of the user role is 'evaluator', this role has capabilities some what like default 'Contributor'. The ...
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Select Subscriber As Post Author In CPT, Admin Panel

I have a custom post type, jobs. I would like in that CPT to be able to select subscribers as post authors. I found this post, which does the trick for all post types, but I would like to restrict ...
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Synchronising Multisite Roles

I am trying to set up roles synced between a multisite master site and a sub site. I read the info here How to sync roles across Multisite?, but am not 100% clear on how to implement this. In my use ...
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Role capability delete multiple post type posts doesn't work

I am making a new role called "sales" where I add capabilities to, so the sales people only can read, edit and delete leads in the admin panel. Everything works fine, except that I cannot select ...
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How can I let one user update another users posts and metas?

I found out that I can simply assign an editor role to users by simply doing the following $u = new WP_User( 3 ); $u->add_role( 'editor' ); But in this case the user gains edit access to ...
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How to Restrict publish post capability of Editor role for a Custom Post Type?

In a project, I have a Custom Post type, In this post type, every one can add Posts, From Contributor to Admin, But All the posts apart from Admin, should not be published. All other Posts including ...
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Change roles automatically after X time

We are developing a site that have three roles: Trial Paid No Paid All users that join to our site have a trial role by default, but we want to change it automatically to No Paid after 15 days. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...