[wp-edu] Problems with Theme Options displaying for site admins in WordPress MultiSite

Andrew Nacin wp at andrewnacin.com
Fri Sep 3 14:28:07 UTC 2010

On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 10:23 AM, Ken Newquist <newquisk at lafayette.edu>wrote:

> On Sep 3, 2010, at 9:52 AM, Andrew Nacin wrote:
>  Additional information -- Prior to 3.0, we used switch_themes to control
>> the Appearance submenus such as widgets. We introduced a new capability
>> called edit_theme_options, that way someone could edit these theme options
>> (menus included) without being able to necessarily switch the theme (or,
>> hypothetically, vice versa). You may wish to use that capability in lieu of
>> manage_options, though in your case it probably doesn't matter.
> Thanks for the heads-up! By default, who gets access to the
> "edit_theme_options" capability -- is that a site administrator only or do
> editors have that as well?

Only administrators, same as switch_themes from which it derives.
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