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    However, I’m sure this is still an issue and I’ve found a solution.

    To further edit the user roles that the Google Analytics Dashboard widget displays for, you need to edit the gad-admin-options-ui.php plugin file at line 122. That is the admin option input for user roles:

    <select name="ga_display_level" id="ga_display_level">
    <option value="">None - Admin only</option>
    <option value="level_7" <?php echo ($ga_display_level == 'level_7') ? 'selected' : ''; ?>>Editor</option>
    <option value="level_2" <?php echo ($ga_display_level == 'level_2') ? 'selected' : ''; ?>>Author</option>
    <option value="level_1" <?php echo ($ga_display_level == 'level_1') ? 'selected' : ''; ?>>Contributor</option>
    <option value="level_0" <?php echo ($ga_display_level == 'edit_theme_options') ? 'selected' : ''; ?>>Edit Theme Options</option>

    The plugin uses the depreciated user level model, but as you see here you can add/edit required capabilities just as I added the ‘Edit Theme Options’ capability. I haven’t tested this with user roles; however, it should work just fine.

    Editing plugin files isn’t a good way to go about this, but it should be easy your the plugin author to add a custom text input to take in custom privileges if needed. As WordPress grows as a CMS, users/devs will be using some kind of custom roles or capabilities more frequently.


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