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Can't update plugins or delete posts (3 posts)

  1. zechmann
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    I've been having troubles with admin permissions recently. First, I couldn't add or remove plugins. Second, I couldn't log into the admin area at all. And now most recently I can't seem to delete posts, update plugins or use the admin panel for WP Super Cache. Anyone know any reason why?

    With deleting posts & updating plugins, the options just aren't there. With the WP Super Cache admin panel I get this error , "You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page." -- which was what I got previously when I couldn't log into the admin area at all. This is what we did to fix that problem: http://markjaquith.wordpress.com/2006/03/28/wordpress-error-you-do-not-have-sufficient-permissions-to-access-this-page/

    Thanks for any tips!!

  2. Media X
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    Using PhpmMyAdmin (or another MySQL management tool), first backup your database. Then navigate to your wp_usermeta table and locate the meta_key called "wp_capabilities" for your user_id. Change the meta-value for this record to:

    a:1:{s:13:"administrator";s:1:"1";}

  3. zechmann
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    it was set to

    a:1:{s:10:"subscriber";b:1;}

    and I changed it to

    a:1:{s:13:"administrator";s:1:"1";}

    but nothing happened? Do i get reset something or could it not have fixed the problem?

    edit: SCRATCH that, I think I matched up the ids wrong and my username has always been set to admin... I have a lot of capabilities like posting and and adding/removing plugins. It's just somethings like deleting posts, etc.

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