Create WooCommerce Users Who Can Only View Reports

The PublishPress Capabilities plugin is one of the most popular ways to control permissions for WordPress sites.

One of the most popular uses for PublishPress Capabilities is controlling access to the WooCommerce plugin.

One customer asked us if it's possible to allow users to only view the reports and analytics area of WooCommerce.

  • Install PublishPress Capabilities Pro
  • Go to the “Capabilities” link in your WordPress admin menu.
  • Using the dropdown in the top-left corner, choose the “Shop Manager” role.
  • Create a copy of the “Shop Manager” role.
Step1
Step1
  • Go to “Capabilities” then “Admin Menus”.
  • Check all the boxes for WooCommerce except for “WooCommerce”, “Home” and the reports you want to give access to.
Step2
Step2 1

You can now test a user in the role. This is easier to do with the User Switching plugin installed. When you login as your new user, this image below shows what you will see.

Reports Menus
Reports Menus 1

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