[wp-hackers] Avoiding user profile editing to non administrators

Viper007Bond viper at viper007bond.com
Mon Dec 18 12:19:32 GMT 2006

Just make a plugin that checks to see if the user has the permissions to
edit other user's profiles when someone visits profile.php. If they don't,
die() with an error message.

On 12/17/06, Tassoman (mailing) <ml at tassoman.com> wrote:
> Hello to all wp-hackers ;)
>         I just want to avoid registered users to edit their profile,
> because
> it's filled by data i fetch from the outside authentication program.
> But, I'm keeping user roles. So I would still let admins and editors to
> edit other users.
> I've tried hooking to show_user_profile but it's used to add personal
> fields to the profile form.
> Is there some hook to user profile display or the clearest method is to
> sniff with a regex the $_SERVER['SCRIPT_NAME'] variable looking for
> wp-admin/profile.php$  ???
> Ciao! :)
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