User Role Editor
Role Inheritance? (3 posts)

  1. PyroSteveJr
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Is there a way to inherit role permissions?

    For example. I have certain capabilities set for "Subscribers". Now I want to create a role to allow some people to upload files. I know I can copy the subscriber role and create a new role, i.e. "Subscriber - Upload". But if I make changes to the "Subscriber" role I'll also have to make the same changes to the "Subscriber - Upload" role. Is there any way to create a role that will inherit capabilities from another role?


  2. Vladimir Garagulya
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    For this moment I use only WordPress built-in API to work with roles. As WordPress doesn't provide any role inheritance mechanism we have no such feature in URE plugin.

    Thanks for the feature request. I will think about the way how to realize it.

  3. Vladimir Garagulya
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Starting from version 3.10 User Role Editor allows to assign user multiple roles. This feature enhanced at version 3.11. It could be used instead of role inheritance for a while.
    You may download version 3.11 beta for testing from this link

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