PublishPress Capabilities

PublishPress Capabilities is trusted to manage the permissions for 100,000 WordPress sites


PublishPress Capabilities is the best plugin to control permissions for your WordPress posts, pages, media and custom post types.

Capabilities allows you to manage user roles. You can create and copy roles. You can choose specific permissions for each role.

The main features of PublishPress Capabilities

Control user permissions

PublishPress Capabilities gives you detailed control over all the permissions on your WordPress site. You can customize all the user roles on your site, from Administrator to Subscriber.

Create and copy user roles

With PublishPress Capabilities, you can create or copy any existing WordPress user role. These roles can be added to single sites or to an entire multisite network.

Content permissions

With Capabilities, you can choose who can Publish, Read, Edit and Delete content. You can choose permissions for posts, pages, custom content types, categories, tags, and more.

WordPress Multisite support

Capabilities can control permissions on a single site or across your whole network. Every time you update permissions in PublishPress Capabilities, you can choose to sync those changes across your multisite network.

Custom Statuses

If you have the PublishPress or PublishPress Permissions plugins, you can create custom statuses. With Capabilities Pro, you can decide which user roles are able to send posts to each status.

Capabilities for any Taxonomy

The PublishPress Capabilities plugin allows you to add extra permissions to the taxonomies on your site. You can give “Manage”, “Edit” and “Assign” permissions for all your taxonomies.

Permission backups

Every time you change your permissions, the PublishPress Capabilities plugin will automatically create a backup. If you make a mistake, go to the “Backup” menu link and you'll be able to undo your changes.

Media Library Permissions

PublishPress Capabilities enables you to decide who can upload, edit and delete files from your site’s Media Library. You can customize permissions for the Media Library and also the Featured Image box.

WooCommerce Permissions

With PublishPress Capabilities, you can control permissions for WooCommerce products, orders and coupons. You can also manage WooCommerce taxonomies, such as Product categories, Product tags, and Product shipping classes.

Navigation Menu Restrictions

PublishPress Capabilities enables you to restrict access to navigation menus by roles, logged in and logged out users.

Admin Menu Restrictions

With PublishPress Capabilities, you can restrict access to admin menu screens by user roles. 

Editor Feature Restriction

PublishPress Capabilities enables you to decide what users see when they're writing posts.

Admin Features Restrictions

With PublishPress Capabilities, you can restrict access to admin features by user roles. 

Get PublishPress Capabilities Pro!

If you buy Capabilities Pro, you'll get great features, plus fast and advanced technical support.

Capabilities Pro

Control WordPress user permissions
Create and copy user roles
Remove features from the toolbar and dashboard
Remove features from the post editing screen
Capabilities for any Taxonomy
Permission backups
Media Library Permissions
WooCommerce Permissions
Navigation Menu Restrictions
Editor Feature Restriction
Admin Feature Restrictions
Remove metaboxes from the post editing screen
Remove anything on the post editing screen
Admin Menu Restrictions
Remove anything in the WordPress admin
Block admin pages by URL
Pro version downloads and updates
No ads inside the plugin
Priority, personal support