I have a site setup with a custom post for team member profiles, blog posts etc ... I am currently setting up user roles so that users can edit certain areas of the site. I currently use Adminimize to restrict user permissions by role, and it works fine.

What I would like to do is to be able to restrict the appropriate user to only being able to edit the team member profile that relates to them (one single post within the custom posts of 'team members) or that they have permission to do so.

I don't believe that this is possible through Adminimize as its done on a per role basis. Is anybody aware of a possible solution to this that they could recommend, if it is at all possible?

Thanks in advance for any help



  • Adminimize handles things via CSS. This is far away from a real "lock out". Everybody who knows how to use a developer toolbar in a browser can gain access to hidden elements. – kaiser Sep 9 '14 at 11:36
  • See here codex.wordpress.org/Roles_and_Capabilities and please do some research first. – Brad Dalton Sep 9 '14 at 11:36
  • Kaiser never realised it was handled using only css, also hadn't realised its compatible up to 3.6! – noelmcg Sep 9 '14 at 11:53
  • @BradDalton Have checked roles and capabilites, so I'm assuming its not possible to limit a specific user to a single specific post? It can only be done on a per role basis? – noelmcg Sep 9 '14 at 11:55
  • I can be done. You just need to find the right function. – Brad Dalton Sep 9 '14 at 12:57

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