edit_posts capability

The edit_posts capability controls access to many of the key features in WordPress.

Without the edit_posts capability, you won’t be able to access the “Posts” area of WordPress.

Also, if you don’t have the edit_posts permission, you won’t be able to create new Posts or upload new media.

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