WP Google Maps
[resolved] Add WP Google Maps Capability to Select Roles (2 posts)

  1. dpeters911
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hi, currently only Adminsitrators can see the Maps plugin.

    However, I want Authors and Editors who are logged in to be able to add markers to our custom map.

    How can I add this capability for these roles?


  2. WPGMaps
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hi there
    Open the basic plugin in an editor and search for "manage_options". Change it to the following depending on what user role you would like to be able to create, edit and add markers to maps:

    Editor: change all existing "manage_options" to "edit_pages"
    Author: change all existing "manage_otpions" to "publish_posts"
    Contributor: change all existing "manage_options" to "edit_posts"
    Subscriber: change all existing "manage_options" to "read"

    There should be a total of 3 "manage_options" to change.

    Kind regards

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