how to let users/authors create categories (3 posts)

  1. eetdcob
    Posted 10 years ago #

    What level must a user/author be promoted to, in order to be allowed to make up categories?

    And if this is possible, is there a downside?

    Thank you

  2. oriecat
    Posted 10 years ago #

  3. eetdcob
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Thank you for such a quick reply, most interesting.
    My test user of level 1 can post. (WP1.5)
    I set Options>Writing so newly registered members can post, so this was not surprising, butCodex says a user must be at level 2 to post. I guess Options override levels.
    It seems like there is no way (in the GUI) to change default author level to 4 (category-management level). Which may be just as well.

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