[thelist] Wordpress - Limited Client Access

Will willthemoor at gmail.com
Sun Jan 31 13:03:31 CST 2010

On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 9:42 AM, Manfred <manfred at manfredk.com> wrote:

> There is a wp plugin called Role Manager
> here
> http://www.im-web-gefunden.de/wordpress-plugins/role-manager/
That's very cool. I had no idea. He linked to
http://codex.wordpress.org/Roles_and_Capabilities from that page which
documents assignable 'capabilities' per 'role'. Also has a few more plugins
at the bottom to help manage it.

> On 2010/01/31 07:22 PM, Administrative HQ wrote:
>> Hello.
>> I want to provide a client with a site made in Wordpress, using plugins
>> such as e-commerce, photo album, etc. This would require giving him/her the
>> ability to access the plugin admin to upload photos and the like. However,
>> it seems very unwise to give access to the entire Dashboard (as well as
>> scary and dangerous for the client).
>> Does anyone know a way to limit a user to specific admin areas, such as
>> the e-commerce plugin or photo album admin? Or, would I have to create those
>> functions with a separate script on pages not controlled through WP
>> (external scripts - not WP plugins) and give the client separate admin login
>> pages for those (obviously a lot more work)?

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