What is the edit_metadata permission in the PublishPress plugin?
Two examples of metadata fields are in the image below: “First Draft Date” and “Assignment”.
Who has the edit_metadata permission?
The edit_metadata permission is available on single WordPress sites and on multisite networks.
Users not in these roles are not allowed to update metadata.
Control who has the edit_metadata permission
You can control who has the edit_metadata permission by installing the PublishPress Capabilities plugin.
- After installing PublishPress Capabilities, go to “Capabilities” in your admin menu.
- Choose the role you want to edit in “Select Role to View / Edit”.
- Check or uncheck the “edit metadata” box in the “PublishPress Capabilities” area.