View Own Posts Media Only


This plugin allows to restrict user with Author and Contributor roles to view their own Posts and Media Library items only at admin back-end.
Plugin offers option automatically select “Uploaded to this post” item from drop-down list at Insert Media – Media Library dialog and option to hide this drop-down menu for all users except Administrator and Editor, user with ‘edit_other_posts’ capability.


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  • screenshot-1.png No other authors items available at Media Library
  • screenshot-2.png No attachment type selection menu at Insert Media window
  • screenshot-3.png Plugin options page


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Works perfectly


I really needed this and can´t believe wordpress didn´t think of this before. Perfect. Thanks so much for your work.

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  • 18.10.2014
  • Restriction applied to the selected admin pages only (Posts and Media Library) to exclude compatibility issues with other plugins.
  • CSS updated for WordPress 4.0.


  • 09.07.2013
  • Added option to turn on/off ability to hide comments to the posts of other authors. Admin sees all comments now.
  • Added option to exclude from plugin action selected custom post type. If you use plugin “Contact Form 7”, do not forget to exclude its ‘wpcf7_contact_form’ post type from this plugin action.


  • 13.05.2013
  • Enhance compatibility with other plugins:
  • Does not hide custom type posts created by Contact Form 7 plugin;
  • Support for ‘supress_filters’ query variable is added. If you need to make a query without it being filtered by “View Own Post Media Only”, use $wp_query->set (“suppress_filters”, true); at your plugin or theme.


  • 06.01.2013
  • 1st release

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