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For some reason the Editor role does not get access to the edit taxonomy screen on my site. Maybe that is expected behavior, I dont know - But how can I add this to the editor role capabilities?

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  • Johan, Questions and Answers are different creatures. You can answer your own question & the button has this very name... I suspect someone hasn't read the FAQ ;)
    – brasofilo
    Jul 10, 2012 at 8:45
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    Sorry, I fixed it. Will read the FAQ now :)
    – Johan Dahl
    Jul 10, 2012 at 9:23

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Right after I wrote the posts I found it...anyway if someone else is looking for the answer to this, you need to set capabilities when you register your taxonomy. You add the following:

    'capabilities' => array (
    'manage_terms' => 'edit_posts', 
    'edit_terms' => 'edit_posts',
    'delete_terms' => 'edit_posts',
    'assign_terms' => 'edit_posts'  
    )

edit_posts means administrator', 'editor', 'author' and 'contributor'.

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  • Note that plugins can alter the default roles and add new roles with any mix of capabilities. That said edit_posts is a good cap if you want all authors to be able to edit the taxonomy. Make sure they can't delete taxonomy terms unless you want them to.
    – jerclarke
    Feb 22, 2016 at 21:06

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