[Resolved] "Feed Them" settings page not shown
I have an interesting problem. The shortcode generation page isn’t showing up on one of my client’s websites. First I tested the plugin on my sandbox site, and everything worked fine. Then I installed it on the client’s site and the shortcodes page doesn’t show. When I click on “Feed Them”, it goes to system info and I don’t see a way to get back to the main plugin page.
I was able to add Facebook and Twitter feeds to the site by using the plugin on my site to generate the shortcodes I needed. So for now it’s fine, but when I turn the site over to them, they’ll need to be able to generate shortcodes themselves.
============================================================================================= Versions ============================================================================================= Feed Them Social Plugin version: 1.4.2 WordPress version: WP 3.8.1 Installed plugins: Gravity Forms by rocketgenius version 1.8.6, Advanced Custom Fields: Flexible Content Field by Elliot Condon version 1.1.1, Advanced Custom Fields: Options Page by Elliot Condon version 1.2.0, Advanced Custom Fields: Repeater Field by Elliot Condon version 1.1.1, Advanced Custom Fields by Elliot Condon version 4.3.5, Column Shortcodes by Codepress version 0.6.4, Debug Bar Actions and Filters Addon by Subharanjan version 1.4.1, Debug Bar Console by koopersmith version 0.3, Debug Bar Extender by Thorsten Ott, Automattic version 0.5, Debug Bar by wordpressdotorg version 0.8.1, DesktopServer for WordPress by Stephen Carroll version 1.4.0, Developer by Automattic version 1.2.5, DF Bootstrap Shortcodes by Dustin Filippini version 1.4.2, Easy FancyBox by RavanH version 1.5.6, Feed Them Social by SlickRemix version 1.4.2, Google Analytics for WordPress by Joost de Valk version 4.3.5, Gravity Forms CSS Ready Class Selector by Brad Vincent version 1.1, Image Widget by Modern Tribe, Inc. version 4.0.8, Jetpack by WordPress.com by Automattic version 2.9.2, Regenerate Thumbnails by Viper007Bond version 2.2.4, Rewrite Rules Inspector by Daniel Bachhuber, Automattic version 1.2.1, Soliloquy by Thomas Griffin version 18.104.22.168, Sucuri Security - SiteCheck Malware Scanner by Sucuri, INC version 1.5.6, User Switching by John Blackbourn version 0.8.8, Widget Manager Light by OTWthemes.com version 1.8, WordPress Importer by wordpressdotorg version 0.6.1, WordPress SEO by Joost de Valk version 22.214.171.124, WP Cleanupifier by Dustin Filippini version 1.0, WP Help by Mark Jaquith version 1.3, wpMandrill by Mandrill version 1.33 ============================================================================================= Server Environment ============================================================================================= PHP Version: 5.4.19 Server Software: Apache WP Max Upload Size: 50 MB WP Debug Mode: No fsockopen: fsockopen is ON
More info. I just tried accessing the page by adding “/wp-admin/admin.php?page=feed-them-settings-page” after the domain and it says Access Denied. I used the Advanced Access Manager plugin to look at the capabilities for my admin user, and it says I have access to everything and nothing is hidden.
Nevermind… Plugin conflict. A plugin disabled the Edit Plugins capability.
Sorry for all the messages…
As I was trying to figure out how to disable the other plugin or modify it to not use
define( 'DISALLOW_FILE_EDIT', true );I found this in the codex: “Please note: the functionality of some plugins may be affected by the use of current_user_can(‘edit_plugins’) in their code. Plugin authors should avoid checking for this capability, or at least check if this constant is set and display an appropriate error message. Be aware that if a plugin is not working this may be the cause.”
I’m not sure how you use the capability or why you check for it, but it would be appreciated if this could be changed somehow. Just a suggestion.
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