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No permissions to add new post with a custom post type inside a menu. (2 posts)

  1. kyro
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hello all,

    I've been searching for a solution for the past 2 days and had no luck yet.. Also found this problem writen by other people, but no answers.

    I want to group my custom post types into a menu in the back-end, and what it seems to be a simple taks...it's not :(

    I know you can create a menu with add_menu_page and then create a custom post type with show_in_menu to append to that menu. That works greate. The CPT is added to the menu and i can see the listing with no problem.

    Now the problem is: if i am an administrator i can click "Add New Post" and it works great, but if i'm not (even when i give the menu and post type the right capabilities) it says i have no permission to see that page.

    If i dont use "show_in_menu" it create a new menu in the backend with the link "Add New" and it works good. But once i add it to a menu, it says i have no permissions.

    Please does someone tried this allready and can help me? It seems a simple "job" for wordpress but it's frustrating :(

    Here is my code:

    Created the menu:
    add_menu_page( 'Call of Duty 4', 'CoD4 Team', 'edit_kposts', 'cod4team');

    Created the post type:

    register_post_type( 'cod4_news',
    	array(
    	   'labels' => array(
    	   'name' => 'News' ,
    	   'singular_name' => 'News',
    	   'add_new' => 'New News',
    	   'add_new_item' => 'New News'
    	 ),
    	'public' => true,
    	'has_archive' => true,
    	'show_ui' => true,
    	'show_in_menu' => 'cod4team',
    	'query_var' => true,
    	'rewrite' => array('slug' => 'cod4_news'),
    	'supports' => array('title','editor','author','comments'),
    	'capabilities' => array(
    		'edit_post'           => 'edit_kpost',
    		'delete_post'	      => 'delete_kpost',
    		'read_post' 	      => 'read_kpost',
    		'publish_posts'	      => 'publish_kpost',
    		'edit_posts'	      => 'edit_kposts',
    		'edit_others_posts'   => 'edit_others_kposts',
    		'delete_posts' 	      => 'delete_kposts',
    		'delete_others_posts' => 'delete_others_kposts',
    		'read_private_posts'  => 'read_private_kposts')
    	)
    );

    Create the Site Manager role:

    add_role( 'site_manager', 'Site Manager', array(
    		'edit_kpost' 	        => true,
    		'delete_kpost' 		=> true,
    		'read_kpost' 		=> true,
    		'publish_kpost' 	=> true,
    		'edit_kposts' 		=> true,
    		'edit_others_kposts' 	=> true,
    		'delete_kposts' 	=> true,
    		'delete_others_kposts' 	=> true,
    		'read_private_kposts' 	=> true,
                    'read' 			=> true,
                    'upload_files' 		=> true
    	));

    So, using a user with the role "Site Manager" i cant access the new post page, but with the administrator i can.

    I hope that i have explained the problem correctly and sorry for my english if not.

    Thanks in advance

  2. kyro
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I've found this post for months ago that maybe explains better what the problem may be and it gives a solution but its moderated :(

    http://wordpress.org/support/topic/custom-post-type-show_in_menu-permissions?replies=3

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