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[Plugin: WordPress SEO by Yoast] WPMS - allow/disable tracking (4 posts)

  1. athalas
    Posted 3 years ago #


    We have WordPress SEO network activated on WPMS with "Who should have access to the WordPress SEO settings" set to the default site admins. Normal admin users are unable to enable/disable the PressTrens tracking popup, it only takes them to a page that states they don't have privileges to access.

    This is a major issue since normal admin users have no way of disabling/enabling the popup which overlaps the content editor. Ideally on WPMS it should be limited to the super admin to choose to allow/disable the Presstrends tracking.


  2. athalas
    Posted 3 years ago #


    Just to add on to my previous post, users are also reporting the same issue with Google Analytics for WordPress plugin(also network activated on WPMS) - they have no way to get rid of the popup, when clicking on Allow tracking / Do not allow tracking they are taking to a page with the "You do not have sufficient permission to access this page" error.


  3. Matthew Boynes
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Per the requested format...

    WordPress version: 3.4.1
    WordPress SEO version:

    I did this: Clicked "Enable Tracking"/"Disable Tracking" as an admin in a multisite environment, where "Who should have access to the WordPress SEO settings" is set to "Super Admins Only"

    I expected the plugin to do this: The popup goes away

    Instead it did this: Brings me to, "You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page." and the popup persists.


    I'm experiencing the same issue as @athalas. Here is a proposed fix to admin/class-pointers.php: https://gist.github.com/3637203 (note lines 24 and 25)

    Here, if access is set to only superadmins, we're not enqueueing the popups. This resolves the issue.

  4. Dan & Jennifer
    Posted 2 years ago #

    we are also still seeing this issue...

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