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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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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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Change Default User Role for new signups on Multisite

I'm using WP 3.8.2 for Multi-Site. Is there a plugin that can change the default role of new user singups? I want all new signups to be "editors". Is this possible, I found this old plugin, but it is ...
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restrict contact form 7 acces in admin menu to admin role

I am using "Contact form 7" to make forms and "members" plugin to give differential capacities. The problem i have is if i give a student the capacity 'edit_post', it also gives him acces in admin to ...
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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 ...
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Assign specific editor with custom user meta “A” to all authors with custom user meta “A” and exclude all other author access

I am looking to do the following: Logic/layout/cores: All contributors select a school in a custom user profile meta field All contributors also select a club in a custom user profile meta field ...
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Create new members roles on buddypress group

I have big issue to resolve. I want to create a social with some particular roles. I need that a user log in the WordPress site and then attach a role on a bp group. I’d like to extend the buddypress ...
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Editor on multisite cannot add or edit users

I'm creating a multi site install that that requires editors to be able to add and manage users. I've found the code to do this, which works perfectly on a single site install [link] but doesn't seem ...
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Media Insert (Media Upload) doesn't work on author role in Front-End

I have a problem. In my front-end I have a Write a Post area, where users can write a post, and add their own images. I have inserted the media upload with wp_enqueue_media(); With my current ...
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WP User Frontend posts pending

I am using WP User Frontend, with a custom role and a custom post type: I have added my role like so: $wp_author_caps = array( 'delete_others_posts' => true, 'delete_pages' => true, ...
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Adding a new Custom Capability

(There are about 3-5 answers regarding this question that I can find and none give a solid answer - I want to do this without external plugins because this is for my own plugin) I am looking to add ...
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Custom Post Type supports author

I am using 'author' in 'supports' array for my 'custom post type', that shows a list of all users of the site on add or edit post screen to assign author for the post. But I want to filter that list ...
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Assign published post to SUBSCRIBER

I am trying to assign a post, edited from ADMIN user to a SUBSCRIBER user. I found this code around here to be added to function.php: add_filter('wp_dropdown_users', 'MySwitchUser'); function ...
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How to sync 'Other Roles' across Multisite in Wordpress?

This is in continuation to the solution given at How to sync roles across Multisite?. The previous thread conveyed how to sync 'Primary Role'. Have an additional requirement of Synchronizing 'Other ...
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Customer portal (posts as checklist)

This is a pretty difficult one: We are extending our services for our customers. Our customers have to do some things like, buy a apple developer account, generate google analytics key, buy a google ...
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Don't strip iFrame without “unfiltered html” capability

I want some custom user roles to be able to insert youtube iFrames in the wp_editor. But since I don't want these users to have the whole scope of the capability "unfiltered html", I don't know how to ...
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Automatically create a post for new user, only allow access to that post

I saw this question being answered with a very interesting idea, namely to create a corresponding post whenever a user is being created. This allows me to create custom taxonomies for that custom post ...