[wp-hackers] GSoC 2009 : User Roles Project Idea

scribu scribu at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 17:19:21 GMT 2009

On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 5:35 PM, Mike Schinkel
<mikeschinkel at newclarity.net>wrote:

> Hi Nimal:
> I'd like to see named roles and ability to assign rights to user roles as
> well as assign users to roles both on a user admin page as well as on a role
> admin page.  I'd like to see a system that supports defining an effectively
> unlimited number of different type of rights where a plugin could define its
> own rights such as "User can Rate Post", "User can Upload Avatar", "User can
> Edit SEO Options" and so on.
> Lastly, the checks in code for these rights need to be highly optimized so
> that adding user management does not add significant processing overhead to
> plugins (and possibly core) that may use it.
> Does this help?

Role Manager already does all that pretty well.


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