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User Access and Visual Editor

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I know where the instructions to lock down the visual editor are but here is my question.  I have several plugins (woo commerce, events plugin, thumbnail regenerator, etc) installed on a site that the user will need access.  

 

Based on what I see, it seems like the default setting is let admin access the "DMS Editor".  I've tested the Editor profile, and Store Manager profile but neither have access to all the plugins.  

 

Will following the "Multiple User Access" instructions let UserA (assigned admin privileges but not included in the usernames below) access all WP tools and plugins other than the Visual Editor?  Also do I need to make this change in a child theme?  

 

Multiple User Access

If you work in a team and wish to have multiple users access to the Visual Editor but keep your client lockout, use this method. Open up your wp-config.php file and find the following code:

  1. define('WP_DEBUG', false);

Add below that, the following code (remember to replace the usernames in the example below to your teams usernames):

  1. define( 'PL_EDITOR_LOCK', 'andrew,bob,chris,daniel,eric' );

Your changes will look similar to this:

  1. define('WP_DEBUG', false);
  2. define( 'PL_EDITOR_LOCK', 'andrew,bob,chris,daniel,eric' );
  3.  

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Danny

HI,

 

Yeah if I understand you correctly, you want to assign a user to the admin group, but not allow them access to the DMS editor ? If this is correct, then if you use the Multi user access instructions it should prevent them from accessing the DMS visual editor.

Another alternative would be to use plugins and create new user roles, and just assign give them access to certain WP menu items. There is definitely a plugin that allows you to do this, but I can't remember the name.


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jmad

Danny,

 

Okay...that's just teasing...if you remember the name, let me know. 

 

Thanks

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