Control who can publish, edit and delete custom post types. Silly name, useful code.
There are four requirements for a custom post type to show up in Map Cap's settings page.
The post type must:
$argsarray you pass to the
register_post_typefunction, your plugin must have
capability_type =>set to something other than post.
map_meta_capargument set to
true- the default is
false. Without this parameter set to
true, WordPress does not map any meta capabilities.
As many custom post types do not set the
map_meta_cap to true, Map Cap offers an option to change the value of the
For this to work, the plugin must register the post type on the
init hook with a priority less than 10,000.
This feature works with the Custom Post Type UI plugin plugin but is not guaranteed to work with any other plugins.
If you are using the Custom Post Type UI plugin, when adding a custom post type, you must click View Advanced Options and change Capability Type to something other than post. For example, for a custom post type of Stories the capability could be story.
You then need select the custom post type under the Force Mapping section of the Map Cap settings page.
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