Tag: Editor Role

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

Editors have wide access when it comes to the content on your site. This role is designed to allow users to manage your content.

Editors can publish, edit and delete any content on your site. However, they are normally not allowed to change any settings on your site.

What are Private Posts and Pages in WordPress?

Private

Private” is one of eight post statuses available in WordPress. These statuses control whether WordPress posts are visible to the entire world, waiting for moderation, or sent to the trash to await deletion.

When you write in WordPress, you will most commonly see the Draft, Pending Review and Publish statuses.

The is used less frequently, but it can be useful in some situations. are for content that you only want high-level users to see. These posts are most useful for internal communication and documentation. I would not recommend storing top-secret information in these posts, but rather want to hide content from regular users.

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How to Stop WordPress Users from Editing Published Posts

Stop Editing

Many requests from PublishPress revolve around published posts.

Some site owners want to stop their users from updating published content.

Other site owners want to go further and stop their users from editing published content at all. This is because their content often needs an approval process. And what's the point of an approval process if people can go in later and make any changes they want?

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How to Control Featured Image Permissions in WordPress

Featured Image

A couple of PublishPress users have asked us about the “” feature in WordPress.

We have already talked about forcing users to add featured images and how to control the size of featured images.

These users wanted to know if it is possible to control who can add featured images to content. Yes, you can control this in WordPress, although it's not entirely straightforward.

This image below shows where you will see the “” box when editing a post:

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What is the upload_files permission in WordPress?

Upload Files

The “upload_files” capability is one of the most important in WordPress.

If users don’t have the “upload_files” capability, they completely lose access to the . They can’t upload files or even browse media on your site.

If users do not have the “upload_files” capability, this image below shows what they will see when they use an in Gutenberg. They will see the message, “Given your current role, you can only link an image, you cannot upload.”

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