[wp-hackers] User Permissions system overhaul

David House dmhouse at gmail.com
Sun Jun 12 12:12:18 GMT 2005

On 6/11/05, Jeff Minard <jeff at jrm.cc> wrote:
> I think that having a default set of "user groups" that correlate to
> the current 'levels' would be the best way to transition. However,
> this new user system would have an additional secondary nav called
> "User Group Permission". In that tab -- *should you want to * -- you
> could redefine what each user group did. In fact, you could even
> remove or add user groups.

A nice idea. Denis' list of groups seem like a good place to start.
> Finally, the user editing page *definitely* needs some dropdown menus
> for changing user group -- and the ability to "mass change" (select
> multiple user group dropdowns at once). Having to click an author up
> and down is a nice idea, but it gets REALLY tiresome for more than 5
> users (and *no* phpMyAdmin is not an option.)

Yeah -- this really frustrates me as well!

-David House, dmhouse at gmail.com, http://xmouse.ithium.net

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