Tag: Administrator Role

The “Administrator” role is one of the default user roles in WordPress, alongside “Subscriber”, “Contributor”, “Author” and “Editor”.

The Administrator role is the most powerful on a WordPress site. Administrators can go anywhere and change anything. People in the Administrator role can see every area of the WordPress admin area.

User Role Capabilities for the W3 Total Cache Plugin

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is one of the most popular performance and caching plugins in WordPress. W3 Total Cache has caching features, but also offers multiple other options for improving your site's speed.

A large number of users install PublishPress plugins and also W3 Total Cache on their site. So we've had some questions about how to customize the user capabilities in W3 Total Cache.

In this guide, we'll show you how to control access to W3 Total Cache.

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A WordPress Workflow for Assigning and Submitting Posts

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This week we talked with a PublishPress customer who wanted to build an approval process for his website. His goal is to allow administrators to assign empty posts to authors, who can then add the content and pass them back to the administrator for approval. Here are the four steps in that workflow:

  1. Admin creates a post.
  2. Admin assigns the post to an author.
  3. Author adds content to the posts.
  4. Author submits the post to the Admin for approval.

In this guide, we'll explain how to set up this workflow on your WordPress site.

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WordPress Authors and Comments on Their Posts

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We had a question this week from a PublishPress customer who wanted to understand the relationship between authors and their WordPress posts. They wanted to know if authors could see – or perhaps even manage – comments on other people's posts.

This tutorial is a guide to understanding the control that users have over comments on posts they have written. You can also follow this link if you want a guide to moderating comments in WordPress.

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Logtivity is a Powerful, New Activity Log for WordPress

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Over the last few years, customers have sent in many feature requests for PublishPress. Some of those are requests are unique to one person. Others are sent in by dozens of customers, and we try really hard to build those features!

Top of the feature request list has always been an . People want to understand exactly what’s happening on their WordPress site.

So we have built an activity log for WordPress. It's called “” and it has just launched!

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How to Control Permissions for WP Job Manager

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WP Job Manager is a popular plugin with over 100,000 active installs and a wide range of available add-ons. This plugin can add job boards to your WordPress site so people can look for work and post their resumes. WP Job Manager is built by Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com. There's a free version on WordPress.org and the add-ons are at WPJobManager.com.

A PublishPress customer wanted to create a user who could manage the jobs and resumes inside the WP Job Manager. However, they didn't want to give this user access to any other area of the site.

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a “Job Manager” role on your site. We'll also explore the capabilities available in the WP Job Manager plugin.

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How to Control Permissions for the Contact Form 7 Plugin

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is one of the most popular plugins in the WordPress world. However, it is a fairly basic plugin that lacks some key features such as access control.

In this guide, I'll show you how to control access to Contact Form 7 features. We'll use the PublishPress Capabilities plugin. If you want to take this tutorial a step further, check out how to control access to Contact Form 7 admin menus.

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How to Prevent WordPress Users from Creating New Tags

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We had an interesting question from a PublishPress user this week:

I am trying to allow a some user role to choose an existing Tag, but not allow them to create new Tags. This was simple enough to do with Categories, but I cannot figure it out for Tags.

This was a great question that requires some explanation. We recommend the TaxoPress plugin for managing your tags, but PublishPress plugins can handle these more complex permissions.

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How to Hide the Admin Toolbar for WordPress Users

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WordPress sites display an for all logged-in users. This is visible on the frontend of your site and also in the WordPress admin area.

This toolbar contains shortcuts to key features in WordPress. A user in the will only see a few features. A user in the may see a very busy toolbar, particularly on a site with many plugins. This image below shows my toolbar here at PublishPress.com:

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