Master Your Domain: User Roles & Capabilities in WordPress

User role assignments are an oft-overlooked feature of WordPress. This course takes an in-depth look at roles and capabilities and how to manipulate them for large sites with lots of users.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Nov 11, 2013
Duration
59m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Nov 11, 2013
Duration
59m
Description

When WordPress was just a blogging platform, only one user mattered: you, the blogger. But as WordPress has increasingly been used as a content management system for large-scale sites, a one-size-fits-all user class is bad for security and bad for the user experience. This course examines the built-in WordPress user roles and explores how to extend those and create new custom roles for different scenarios.

About the author
About the author

Chris is a freelance WordPress theme and plugin developer, one half of the design studio Arcane Palette Creative Design, lead developer of WordPress theme shop Museum Themes and Project Manager for the event management plugin Event Espresso. In his free time, he makes electronic music.

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