[wp-hackers] Widgets and Roles

Marci O'Daffer marci at odaffer.net
Tue Jun 19 06:15:38 GMT 2007

Just a quick thought.....I'm not using widgets, but I do use Role Manager
(hurray for Thomas Schneiger who has taken it over!!). Have you tried
creating a new capability, per the instructions on Thomas' site? I can dig
up the link if you need it.

Marci :)

On 6/18/07, Michael B <miklb.online at gmail.com> wrote:
> This may be a forum question, but reading through the codex, I don't see a
> glaring answer....
> Now that widgets are in core, should they be separated out of the Themes
> sub
> hierarchy, so that an editor can be granted privileges to edit Widget
> sidebar content but not be able to edit theme files?  Is this currently
> doable but not documented?  I've looked at the role manager plugin, and I
> can grant the privilege to either switch themes (which doesn't allow for
> widget management) or edit themes (which allows for widget management but
> also allows for theme file editing).
> Thanks in advance for any insight or discussion.
> ~miklb
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Marci O'Daffer
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