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 wordpress admin to only view company users.

I got, args in function prepare_items() inside WP_Users_List_Table class can filter this. So have tried to override this in my theme's functions.php.

function my_prepare_items(){

    //my custom code goes here

}
add_action( 'prepare_items', 'my_prepare_items' );

But it's not working. How and where I can override this functionality without touching core wordpress methods?

EDIT : This I want in admin UI.

Thanks in advance.

  • Why don't you simply click the role links on the top side of the table? They are exactly there for filtering that list... – kaiser Jul 1 '14 at 14:58
  • Its okay but I want to show only one role and dont show other roles – Pradeep Singh Jul 2 '14 at 5:01
  • Does it have to be non-hackable (and every other role just locked away) or would it be enough to point the menu link to exactly this role filter per default? – kaiser Jul 2 '14 at 9:15

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