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Personal Library


Personal Library allows you to restrict users to seeing their own media uploads. The plugin works by filtering all requests for attachments.

  • Administrators will always see all attachments
  • Enable or disable access to all uploads for the following roles: contributor, author, editor.


  1. Easiest way to install is using WordPress’ plugin installer. You can also to the plugins
    directory after uploading through SFTP or similar means.

  2. On the settings page check the box next to any role you wish to be able to see all attachments.


After I installed this plugin, users can no longer see “xyz” from another plugin

This plugin filters ALL requests for a post type of “attachment.” This plugin may just be incompatible with another plugin you use.


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  • First release of Personal Library plugin