This is a plugin which allows WordPress administrator, selectively restrict other administrators from accessing the WordPress theme and plugin editors
While working with developers or clients, there are times when you wish you had a simple way of locking the theme and/or plugin editors, so as to restrict access and control unnecessary edits/damage/modification to the theme and live plugins.
WordPress Editor Lock by WisdmLabs, aims to achieve exactly this and in a seamless, non-intrusive manner. The plugin essentially allows an administrator user to selectively lock out the theme and plugin editors for a particular user, generally an administrator level user. This helps in scenarios such as -
a. Client requests for admin access, but is not well-versed with WordPress backend and can accidently modify something, he/she is not supposed to touch
b. The Service Provider has no prior experience working with the Client and does not want the client to have access to code before the entire project delivery is complete
c. Developers are required to commit every change to the versioning repository, but easy access to the theme editor is very tempting. They cannot exercise self regulation
In all these cases, the WordPress Editor Lock plugin can successfully intervene and provide access restriction or process conformation or security, as the case maybe.
Moreover, the plugin maintains an activity log, which lets the primary administrator know about all unauthorized access attempts by restricted users.