[wp-hackers] Managing a lot of content editors, roles and permissions

Alex King lists at alexking.org
Wed Jul 31 16:15:17 UTC 2013

Our experience has been that siloing content via WPMS is more problematic long term that building custom permissions. We have used custom taxonomies plus matching custom roles to address this nicely on several large scale sites.


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On Jul 31, 2013, at 7:01 AM, Dino Termini <dino at duechiacchiere.it> wrote:

> Hello list,
> I am working on a large scale website which has multiple sections (roughly associated to departments in the organization), and each section has its own group of contributors, editors, publishers and administrators. We will be using WordPress MU to segment content editors and assign appropriate roles and privileges to each of them. The site has currently about 80 editors.
> We've also looked at plugins that extend WP's roles and capabilities, but we would prefer using as much off-the-shelf functionality as possible.
> I was wondering if the list has any pointers to share about best practices, do's and dont's, etc, on setting up a permission management layer in WP for large scale websites.
> Thank you,
> Dino.
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