User Role Editor

Description

User Role Editor WordPress plugin allows you to change user roles and capabilities easy.
Just turn on check boxes of capabilities you wish to add to the selected role and click “Update” button to save your changes. That’s done.
Add new roles and customize its capabilities according to your needs, from scratch of as a copy of other existing role.
Unnecessary self-made role can be deleted if there are no users whom such role is assigned.
Role assigned every new created user by default may be changed too.
Capabilities could be assigned on per user basis. Multiple roles could be assigned to user simultaneously.
You can add new capabilities and remove unnecessary capabilities which could be left from uninstalled plugins.
Multi-site support is provided.

To read more about ‘User Role Editor’ visit this page at shinephp.com

Do you need more functionality with quality support in a real time? Do you wish to remove advertisements from User Role Editor pages?
Buy Pro version.
User Role Editor Pro includes extra modules:

  • Block selected admin menu items for role.
  • Hide selected front-end menu items for no logged-in visitors, logged-in users, roles.
  • Block selected widgets under “Appearance” menu for role.
  • Show widgets at front-end for selected roles.
  • Block selected meta boxes (dashboard, posts, pages, custom post types) for role.
  • “Export/Import” module. You can export user role to the local file and import it to any WordPress site or other sites of the multi-site WordPress network.
  • Roles and Users permissions management via Network Admin for multisite configuration. One click Synchronization to the whole network.
  • “Other roles access” module allows to define which other roles user with current role may see at WordPress: dropdown menus, e.g assign role to user editing user profile, etc.
  • Manage user access to editing posts/pages/custom post type using posts/pages, authors, taxonomies ID list.
  • Per plugin users access management for plugins activate/deactivate operations.
  • Per form users access management for Gravity Forms plugin.
  • Shortcode to show enclosed content to the users with selected roles only.
  • Posts and pages view restrictions for selected roles.
  • Admin back-end pages permissions viewer

Pro version is advertisement free. Premium support is included.

Additional Documentation

You can find more information about “User Role Editor” plugin at this page

I am ready to answer on your questions about plugin usage. Use plugin page comments for that.

Screenshots

  • screenshot-1.png User Role Editor main form
  • screenshot-2.png Add/Remove roles or capabilities
  • screenshot-3.png User Capabilities link
  • screenshot-4.png User Capabilities Editor
  • screenshot-5.png Bulk change role for users without roles
  • screenshot-6.png Assign multiple roles to the selected users

Installation

Installation procedure:

  1. Deactivate plugin if you have the previous version installed.
  2. Extract “user-role-editor.zip” archive content to the “/wp-content/plugins/user-role-editor” directory.
  3. Activate “User Role Editor” plugin via ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress admin menu.
  4. Go to the “Users”-“User Role Editor” menu item and change your WordPress standard roles capabilities according to your needs.

FAQ

  • Does it work with WordPress in multi-site environment?
    Yes, it works with WordPress multi-site. By default plugin works for every blog from your multi-site network as for locally installed blog.
    To update selected role globally for the Network you should turn on the “Apply to All Sites” checkbox. You should have superadmin privileges to use User Role Editor under WordPress multi-site.
    Pro version allows to manage roles of the whole network from the Netwok Admin.

To read full FAQ section visit this page at shinephp.com.

Reviews

mart 22, 2020
You cannot edit a user to deleted that posts will try other plugin
fewral 24, 2020
Visually unclear. Bad ergonomy. Extremely messy. Such a plugin should be simple this one is not. Very disapointed by this plugin which seems to be unfortunatly the best one on managing user roles permissions.
ýanwar 11, 2020
Very good work. I was looking for plug in to hide & control various things in Woo commerce user & manager. I am a web developer. I want to hide certain things in dashboard from manager. Super work to give control of various user for various things in wordpress & woo ecommerce site. Thank you so much.
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Contributors & Developers

“User Role Editor” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

“User Role Editor” has been translated into 21 locales. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

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Changelog

[4.53.1] 22.03.2020

  • New: “Hide Pro banner” checkbox works via AJAX without full page refresh.
  • Fix: Undefined variable: $message at wp-content/plugins/user-role-editor/includes/classes/editor.php:898
  • Update: Few English grammar enhancements.

[4.53] 01.02.2020

  • Update: “Add role”, “Delete role”, “Rename role”, “Add capability”, “Delete capability” do not reload full page on completion, but use AJAX for data exchange with server and refresh parts of the page via JavaScript.
  • Update: Multisite: “Allow non super administrators to create, edit, and delete users” option: priority for ‘map_meta_cap’ filter priority was raised from 1 to 99, in order make possible to overwrite changes made by other plugins, like WooCommerce.
  • Fix: Some English grammar mistakes.

[4.52.2] 26.12.2019

  • Fix: Custom capabilities for custom post types was not created by URE automatically since version 4.52.1.
  • Fix: ‘administrator’ role protection did not show to power users roles with ‘administrator’ word inside, like ‘shop_administrator’, etc.

[4.52.1] 11.11.2019

  • Update: URE requires PHP version 5.6.
  • ure_cpt_editor_roles filter was added. It takes 2 parameters: array $roles with 1 element ‘administrator’ by default and $post_type with post type name string. Add other role(s) to which you wish automatically add all user capabilities for custom post type $post_type. URE updates roles this way before opening “Users->User Role Editor” page.
  • New user capability ‘ure_nav_menus_access’ was added. It’s used at the User Role Editor Pro only.

File changelog.txt contains the full list of changes.