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Webmaster User Role

Adds a new "Admin" user role between Administrator and Editor. Perfect for clients and those who know just enough to be dangerous.

This plugin creates a new role named "Admin" that is the same as "Administrator" with the following changes:

In WP-Admin

  • Hide / Remove Settings menu
  • Hide / Remove Plugins menu
  • Hide / Remove Tools menu
  • Hide / Remove Users menu
  • Disable theme installation
  • Disable theme switching
  • Hide / Remove Appearance > Editor
  • Disable WP core updates
  • Hide non-essential dashboard items

3rd party plugin compatibility

  • Advanced Custom Fields (Elliot Condon) - hide ACF menu, only admins/developers should be modifying ACF definitions/rules/fields
  • Contact Form 7 - user can only read contact form submissions
  • Gravity Forms (RocketGenius) - user can view form entries but not edit forms or create new ones
  • iThemes Security - hide iThemes security menus
  • Sucuri Scanner (Sucuri) - hide security scan information
  • TablePress - Show/Edit/Import/Export TablePress content (all tabs except plugin options)
  • Ultimate Branding (WPMU Dev) - hide branding menu
  • Yoast SEO - hide Yoast SEO settings menu (also hide the SEO metabox when editing pages/posts by upgrading to Webmaster User Role Pro)

Upgrade to the Pro version of this plugin to get a settings panel to customize the admin dashboard specifically for your client:

Learn more about Webmaster User Role Pro

Requires: 3.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.3.9
Last Updated: 2 years ago
Active Installs: 9,000+


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