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BUG: wp-admin/post.php not honoring menu.php (3 posts)

  1. skippy
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    wp-admin/post.php does not check the user levels assigned in menu.php.
    I edited menu.php and raised both Write and Edit from 1 to 3. I then created a test user and assigned that test user level 1. I logged out from my admin account, logged in with the new test account. I was granted access to post.php, and was able to post a new entry to the blog.
    The "default" case in the post.php case statement has this single check:
    if ($user_level > 0) {
    I can't see in post.php where it checks actions against the levels assigned in menu.php. It looks like menu.php is only for constructing the menu links.

  2. Icyshard
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I believe you're right about the menu.php only being for constructing the menu links. I was able to edit the post.php file though to match the settings I made in menu.php. There are several instances that appear in the file, but just find all the instances that have $user_level > and then change the number to whatever you find appropriate. Once you set them above 1, when a user with a level of 1 logs in, they won't automatically be shown the post entry screen.
    You might also want to change this paragraph to reflect the appropriate level you have set:
    "Since you’re a newcomer, you’ll have to wait for an admin to raise your level to 1, in order to be authorized to post blog items."

  3. shawne
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    i am having a lot of problems with this bug too (wp 2.0). i dont want my contributors to see 'dashboard' or 'manage' items on their post/admin screen. any suggestions for a workaround for these items?

    also, i dont see this bug listed in trac bug db. can someone with access please file the bug.

    thanks,

    -shawn

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