User permission problem. Unable to upload image, only admin can. (4 posts)

  1. maxrid
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi All,

    I am running this website which is using wordpress 3.4.2.

    There seems to have User permission problem.

    This problem happens when adding image in the post.

    When I logged in as an Editor, I click on "Add new" post and then when the add new page loads, there is no visual options (Font, Color, styling, bullets ,etc), I have also checked the user profile setting and the i have uncheck the " Disable the visual editor when writing".

    Also when I click on the "upload/insert", nothing pops up. So basically I can only add plain text and html tags. but our editor has no idea of HTML tags, he is just a normal user.

    But if I log in as "admin" everything works fine.

    Why is this happening? I dont want to assign many administrator for this website.

    I have also installed "user role management" plugins but it doesnt help.

    Need your help urgently. My client is going mad.... :(

    Your help greatly appreciated.


  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Have you tried:

    - deactivating all plugins to see if this resolves the problem. If this works, re-activate the plugins one by one until you find the problematic plugin(s).

    - switching to the Twenty Eleven theme to rule out any theme-specific problems.

    - resetting the plugins folder by FTP or PhpMyAdmin. Sometimes, an apparently inactive plugin can still cause problems.

    - re-uploading all files & folders - except the wp-content folder - from a fresh download of WordPress.

  3. maxrid
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Okay. I will give it a try.

    Should I backup my files before I do any of these option which you have suggested?

    I have few questions,

    1. what you mean by "Switching to the Twenty Eleven theme to rule out any theme-specific problems?

    3. If I download the fresh wordpress file and do as you told, would this effect the website design and layout?

  4. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 3 years ago #

    1. Activate the original Twenty Eleven theme and see if that helps.

    2. No.

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