[wp-hackers] current_user_can() and roles ?

Frank Bueltge frank at bueltge.de
Wed Jan 6 22:29:08 UTC 2010

Yes, i see so and will check for capabilities. I check in all my
plugins for this objects and in my new plugin is this a little bid
other. Now i have add a function, she check the default capabilie of
the role and own roles must have this object.
Thanks for discuss and replies!

On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 10:23 PM, Dion Hulse (dd32) <wordpress at dd32.id.au> wrote:
> Also, Please do not use the level_* capabilities.
> They're been deprecated since 2.0 and really need to go away (3.0 intrduces
> a warning that they're deprecated too).
> Rely on the string caps instead, for example, 'manage_options' is a pretty
> good choice most of the time, only admins have that, and that suits 90% of
> plugins.
> On Thu, 07 Jan 2010 07:14:27 +1100, Stephen Rider
> <wp-hackers at striderweb.com> wrote:
>> On Jan 6, 2010, at 1:33 PM, Frank Bueltge wrote:
>>> The admin give other users a rolle, not rights and in my plugin it os:
>>> the admin select the role and i will check only for this. Maybe i must
>>> add a new capabilitie to the role, the select the admin. And then i
>>> can check for the new object. A also then it is possiblt to add this
>>> object to a new role "superman".
>> Generally I have found that an existing capability is "close enough" to
>> the ability I want to add.  If your plugin is doing something truly unique,
>> though, you may think about actually adding a new capability.
>> If you do that, don't forget to assign that Capability to one or more
>> Roles so somebody can actually do the thing!  ;-)
>> (I'm actually going to have to do this soon with a plugin that I don't
>> even want *admins* to have direct access to.  I believe I'm going to end up
>> creating a new capability and new "super admin" role....)
>> Regards,
>> Stephen
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