user level equal (3 posts)

  1. ronsens
    Posted 11 years ago #

    user levels, from wp wiki:

    each user can edit/modify posts and options for other users whose level is lesser than his own.

    I want to have:
    each user can edit/modify posts and options for others whose level IS EQUAL OR lesser than is own.

    What do I have to do to change it?

  2. roxanne
    Posted 11 years ago #

    I would like the same feature. In a workgroup setting, team members with the same level of permission would ideally be able to edit posts regardless of the original author. It becomes very difficult to track levels and functionality when the permission is strictly tied to the author.

    It helps to think of posts or pages as generic company info rather than individual opinions. Then anyone who is an authorized site editor can make those changes as needed as well as add new pages.

    I have created a phantom user at a low level who is manually assigned the author of all new posts, so higher level editors can access all posts. But there is no way to track who created the post, should that be necessary.

  3. ksclarke
    Posted 11 years ago #

    I agree that this would be a most useful feature. The idea of creating a lower level user is a good work around. There is also another suggestion in the support forums to have more than one admin (my changing a user's user_level via SQL). The best solution though would be to change the level compare to <=

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