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  • Resolved sarahsas

    (@sarahsas)


    Hello, apologies if I’m being dense, but I’ve read through your documentation and tested this every way I can think of… I cannot seem to change the permissions of any of my menu items to allow “editor” users access to things. So for example, if a menu item’s required capability is set to “manage_options” – if I add “edit_others_pages” under extra capability, in theory that should give editors access to that menu item, am I understanding the process correctly? Thanks in advance…

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  • Plugin Author Janis Elsts

    (@whiteshadow)

    Unfortunately, you generally can’t do that kind of thing in the free version. It can only restrict access to menu items. If you want to give a role access to something, you would need the Pro version (or maybe a different plugin).

    As for the “extra capability” field: it essentially acts as an additional (“extra”) requirement for accessing the menu item. For example, if the required capability is “manage_options” and you set the extra capability to “edit_others_pages”, the user will need to have both of those capabilities to access the menu item. Users/roles who only have the “edit_others_pages” capability won’t be able to access it.

    Thread Starter sarahsas

    (@sarahsas)

    Ah! I see, thank you for clarifying. It makes sense now. Thanks!

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