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Refers to accounts with the ability to login and participate in a WordPress site.

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Change the Author Slug from Username to Nickname

Hi to the community, is it possible to change the default username slug to nickname if is available? By default the url is something like: http://domain.tld/author/(admin) , is it possible to ...
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How To Add Custom Form Fields To The User Profile Page?

The user profile page has the following fields: Username First Name Last Name Nickname Display name Contact Info E-mail Website AIM Yahoo IM Jabber / Google Talk How can more fields be added to ...
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How to check if a user is in a specific role?

I have a pretty specific requirement to show different text in a field label on the user profile page based on the current user's role. I can't seem to figure out how to check whether the current use ...
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Commenting in user profile page?

I am trying to build custom user profile with the guidance of this tutorial: How to make a WordPress profile page I have successfully implemented it to my theme, everything is working well. Now what ...
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If the current user is an administrator or editor

How can I check to see if the current logged-in user is an administrator or an editor? I know how to do each individually: <?php if(current_user_can('editor')) { ?> <!-- Stuff here for ...
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How to restrict access to uploaded files?

I have a restricted area on a website that can only be accessed by logged in users. For that I created a page template with a 'current_user_can()' condition. My problem is that the documents attached ...
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1answer
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How to use same email for multiple users

I have a very big multisite. And I got a request to enable option that multiple users can use the same email. I found a plugin "Allow Multiple Accounts" which doesn't work properly. I should figure ...
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How to check if a user (not current user) is logged in?

I need to display the online status (online/offline) for each author page (custom author page template). is_user_logged_in() only applies to the current user and I can't find a relevant approach ...
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Remove Ability for Other Users to View Administrator in User List?

(Moderator's note: Original title was "Remove Admin from User Menu") I have created a client administrator role which is essentially an Editor with ability to add/remove users. The article "Editor ...
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User Profile / Add Custom Fields

Hello: I am trying to add 7 custom fields to the standard Wordpress wp-admin/profile.php page. There are a few site which suggest a simple bit of code to do this, for example: http://wpengineer.com/...
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How to change the default registration email ? (plugin and/or non-plugin)

After a new user registration, WP sends out an email with the login / password, and a link to the login page. Is there a way to change this defaut email template? I'd also like to change the subject ...
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Editor can create any new user except administrator

I have set up a WordPress site for a client. The client has the Editor role, however I have installed the Members plugin and given the client the capability to add new users to the WP admin. This is ...
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Getting a List of Currently Available Roles on a WordPress Site?

When writing WordPress plugins there is often a need to set up options for which roles on the site have access to certain functionality or content. To do this a plugin dev needs to fetch the list of ...
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How do I add a field on the Users profile? For example, country, age etc

I'm not very good with computers/codes etc. I use a plugin that makes a registration form thingy and in that form I added country, age group, gender and so on. I click the option that will add the ...
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How to allow an user role to create a new user under a role which lower than his level only?

I have three extra roles in my site. Doctor Receptionist Guest those roles are added by following code: * adding Doctor role */ $doctor_role = add_role('Doctor', __('Doctor'), array('read'=>'...
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Showing User's Post Counts by Custom Post Type in the Admin's User List?

I'm trying to figure out how to hook into the /wp-admin/users.php manage page to create custom columns for showing the number of posts users have for the custom post types on WPHonors.com. I created ...
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1answer
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Get user input from a form

I am trying to create a form that will allow users to update their information on the front end. I am just starting to learn PHP (I know C# very well). If I use this code to create a form on a ...
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Allowing user to edit only certain pages

I would want to allow certain user to edit only one page and it's subpages. How would this be possible? I tried the old Role Scoper, but it seems to have a lot of problems and bugs.
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Update post counts (published, draft, unattached) in admin interface

I am working on a multi-user WordPress setup and have made it so a particular type of user can only see and interact with posts, images, pages etc that they have authored. The code to make this happen ...
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How can I search for a worpress user by display name or a part of it?

I need to create a search page that will display anything related to the supplied search. i.e. comments containing it, events, posts, CPTs and users with that name. How can I search for users in ...
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Confirmation required on email change

I'm just wondering why wordpress doesn't send confirmation mail every time user change his/her email address. How do we know that email address is not fake or mistyped? So can anyone give me some ...
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How to change user`s avatar?

Is there a way o changing user's avatar without plugins? Why there's no "Avatar Upload" section in Users > Your Profile? I can't use a plugin. Am I blind or being forced to use Gravatar? ;/
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How to limit users to one comment per post

I am using WordPress as a petition site and hacking the comments system to work as the petition signup. I would like to find out how I can limit a user to post only one comment per post. So far I can ...
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Custom post type for 'staff' versus using wordpress user profiles?

A scenario I keep coming across is where an organisation might have several staff for whom I want to have some sort of listing and a single profile page with biographical information. Typically I ...
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How to restrict dashboard access to Admins only?

How would we restrict access to the WP admin area to all users except admins? The users on our site have their own profile pages which do all the functions they need. So admin should be off limits to ...
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Adding fields to the “Add New User” screen in the dashboard

I'd like to add the field "Company Name" to the add new user page in the admin panel. I've done quite a bit of searching and have been unable to find details on how to do this. I can easily add info ...
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Why are my roles not visible in a Multi-site/Network?

My network is showing roles in some sites and not in others. For some reason that I can't explain, when I add a new user, I have no roles to choose from in the drop down box of a sub-site in my ...
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Display user registration date

I want to show user registration date like Member since: 15,dec 2012. I have a code <?php echo date("M Y", strtotime(get_userdata(get_current_user_id( ))->user_registered)); ?> but it ...
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wordpress multisite, how to keep user on subdomain throughout registration process?

I am running wp subdomain multisite in combination with domain mapping. This means I can create a new subdomain site xyz.site.com and map the domain name 'xyz.com' to that site. The problem I have is ...
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How to use alias domain for multisite installation?

Is it possible to use alias-domain for multisite installation? I have tried domain-mapping plugin and Multi Domains plugin for WordPress, but this does not solve this problem. Example: I have ...
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Plugin that would allow WordPress Authors to “follow” other Authors and query “Activity Info” from that

I have a WordPress blog that is all user based Authors that submit content and such. Currently in the site, you can view other authors profiles but basically just view their content from the author....
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Allowing users to edit only their page and nobody else's

We currently have about 50 pages, each of which I want a user (eg, bob, rob, smith) to be able to edit only 1 page. For example, bob & smith each have their own page. I do not want bob to be ...
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How do I display logged-in username IF logged-in?

I'm working on creating some text that says 'Login' to users that are not logged in, and the user's username or display name when logged in. It seems like it should be an easy problem to solve, and ...
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Email user when password is reset by admin

I am really new to WordPress programming and I am not even sure if this feature exists. What I am trying to do is send an email to users (not admin) when an admin changes their password/email? At ...
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2answers
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Efficiency on displaying random authors based on large database

I'm trying to display a list of 5 authors randomly. Here are some solutions I had found: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/5502609/get-authors-randomly https://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/91326/...
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Getting users who registered 360 days from current date

As per the title, what I want to do is run a custom query that (using WP-Cron) will run once a day to check for users who registered exactly 360 days before the current date (don't need time, just ...
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Change labels on 'Nickname' and 'Biographical Info' in user-edit.php

For a project I'm working on, I want to change the labels of the 'Nickname' and 'Biographical Info' fields on edit profile (user-edit.php) page in the dashboard. I still want to use those fields as ...
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How to display page title+link of page created by user

I want to check if user is logged in and if have created a page. If so, option 1 is shown. This all works fine. But how to display page title+link of page created by that user between {page title ...
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Show User Their Password

I've got a few automated scripts that run to notify users of certain updates to the application, etc... and for one in particular, I need to be able to display the users user_login and their password. ...
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How to use tinyMCE for user “biographical info” without messing with any core file?

I noticed when you typein the user's “biographical info” on the profile, it shows up in one page! Looks really terrible. So: Is there a way to use tinyMCE or other solution for user “biographical ...
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Admin Page Redirect

Is it possible to redirect users to an admin page if they access another admin page? For example if they a user ever hits "all pages" /wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=page they would get redirected to "...
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Custom taxonomy on users with UI

WP lets us register_taxonomy() with users as the object type, thus creating taxonomies mapped to user IDs rather than post IDs. Unfortunately this method is poorly documented and many features don't ...
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1answer
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Allowing logged in users to comment without moderation across a multisite installation

I currently do web admin for an internet community based on BuddyPress and Multi Site, and use the Comment author must have a previously approved comment setting to make it easier for users to comment ...
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1answer
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Querying Email Addresses for a List of Users with Same Last Name?

I have a site with many users and many of them have the same last name. I want to get the emails of all the users with the same last name (IE: Smith) that has a post related to a particular taxonomy ...
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1answer
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How to create custom LOGIN and REGISTRATION forms?

I have developed a theme for Wordpress and I need to customize login and registrations form. At the moment, as usual, the login and the registration URL are: http://www.example.com/wp-login.php http:/...
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determining if the user is logged in

I am new to wordpress, and trying to get my head around the idea of sessions and all. I read in a lot of places that session concept is not used in wordpress. Anyway, I downloaded the my-login-theme ...
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Adding a photo to each WP user

I found several plugins (like this one and this one) to get the ability to attach a picture to a WP user. But these plugins are not maintained any more. Since there's apparently no plugin that does ...
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Order users by custom user meta

I'm showing a list of users like so: <ul> <?php $directors = get_users('role=director'); foreach ($directors as $director) { $dir_id = $director->ID; ...
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Make WooCommerce pages accessible for logged in users only

I have a website using WordPress, and an e-commerce using WooCommerce. I would like my shop (and all its pages) to be seen by logged in users only. Via the User Access Manager plugin, I have denied ...
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How to search all user meta from users.php in the admin

The search form at the top of the users listing in the Admin area (wp-admin/users.php) is limited and does not search all of the user meta fields, such as bio, instant messenger handles, etc. I've not ...