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Control Editing Permissions for WordPress Content

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The PublishPress Permissions plugin allows you to customize editing access for WordPress content.

In this guide, you'll see how to control permissions for roles, or for individual users.


Choose editing permissions for roles

This feature allows you enable or disable editing permissions for one user to a single post.

  • Open any post and you’ll see a metabox under the content. This metabox will have with the label, “Permissions: Edit this Post”.
  • Using this metabox, you can choose permissions for each role.

This feature allows you to choose “Enabled” or “Blocked” for any user role.

  • Enabled: Anyone in this user role can edit this post.
  • Blocked: Anyone in this user role can NOT edit this post.

Choose editing permissions for users

This feature allows you to enable or block editing access for individual users.

  • Open any post and you’ll see a metabox under the content. This metabox will have with the label, “Permissions: Edit this Post”. Using this metabox, you can choose permissions for each role.
  • You can also click the “Users” tab and choose “Enabled” or “Blocked” for individual users.

Support for other post types

These settings also apply for other post types. For example, this is the metabox that you will see under Pages. In this case, the editing permissions can also be applied to sub-pages:

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