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Restrict Categories

Restrict the categories that users can view, add, and edit in the admin panel.

20 reviews
Average Rating
3.5 out of 5 stars
made my categories disappear
By , for WP 4.1

sounded like an ideal solution, it made my categories not showing up anymore...

Works like a charm! Would be great if worked with custom taxonomies
By , for WP 4.0.1

The plugin is great and it works as expected, but would be fantastic if the plugin author will implement a feature to make it work with custom taxonomies too!

Great plugin
By , for WP 4.0

Tests done on two other plugins for wordpress set that authors had access to only one category. They worked well but the mobile version of wordpress does not work.
Thank goodness because I found this amazing plugin Restrict Categories 2.6.3 and did exactly what I wanted.
Many thanks to the author of the plugin. :)

TRADUZIDO PELO GOOGLE TRADUTOR DE:
Fiz testes em outros dois plugins para definir que autores do wordpress tivesse acesso a uma categoria apenas. Eles funcionaram bem mas na versão mobile do wordpress não funcionou.
Menos mal porque encontrei esse plugin sensacional Restrict Categories 2.6.3 e fez perfeitamente o que eu queria.
Muito obrigado ao autor do plugin. :)

Works
By , for WP 4.0

Plugin works just fine, this is exactly what I need!

simple, but works
By ,

do what it says.

Good!
By , for WP 4.0

It's a useful plugin when you create a community on your wordpress site.

Doesn't work
By , for WP 4.0

I set my user to only see a few specific categories. However, when I log in as that user, I can see everything on the website.

No effect in restricting the catoegory
By , for WP 3.9

I created a new user role with WPFront User Role Editor. Then use this plugin to restrict the category permission. Yet, no effect.
Then I tried Press Permit Core,which I succeed. Search Limit read access wordpress to get the step on how to do.

Just what I needed
By , for WP 3.9.1

I was apprehensive after reading the latest reviews, but this plugin works great for what I needed, which was to restrict the Contributor role to posting in specific categories. When a Contributor clicks Posts > Add New, only the categories I selected are available to choose from in the Categories metabox.

I'm not sure if the plugin is suppose to limit showing just the user's own posts under Posts > All Posts and on the dashboard Activity widget (it doesn't), but if that's a concern, try adding the following code to your theme's function.php:

function query_set_only_author( $wp_query ) {
    global $current_user;
    if( is_admin() && !current_user_can('edit_others_posts') ) {
        $wp_query->set( 'author', $current_user->ID );
        }
}
add_action('pre_get_posts', 'query_set_only_author' );
Flat out DOES NOT WORK
By , for WP 3.9.1

Very disappointing, I could use a simple solution like this. -Kevin

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