Support » Plugin: User Role Editor » read post and read private post

  • Hello

    I have tested your plugin a few time but it didn’t work as it supposes to be I guess

    I have created a role,

    I want this user role, only read custom post type, and private posted under this custom post type

    but when I grant read post and private read post, I don’t see the custom post type when I log in with the user role that I assigned, I must grant Edit post, then it only shows up in the admin area

    that permission is only set for the admin area, please advise

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  • Plugin Author Vladimir Garagulia

    (@shinephp)

    Hi,

    It’s not related to URE plugin. WordPress works with posts this way.
    ‘Posts’ menu is protected by ‘edit_posts’ user capability.

    There is no ‘read-only’ access to the posts at WP back-end.

    If user does not have ‘read’ capability, in general, he can not access wp-admin dashboard. Even unauthorized user can view/read public posts at front-end. There is no need in any capability for this.

    ‘read_private_posts’ allows to open private post for reading at front-end. Private posts are not included to posts listings for users without this capability.

    Read this article for more information about blog private content.

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