[wp-hackers] Unique Admin View for Custom Post Type

Drew xoodrew at gmail.com
Sun Sep 1 18:15:41 UTC 2013

Why not just do a current_user_can( 'custom_cap' ) check on the single page
and show a different layout for those users?

On Sun, Sep 1, 2013 at 11:50 AM, Jeff Rose <jeff at jeffrose.ca> wrote:

> >
> > You can do so in your meta box code. Just check for the desired cap, and
> > print the layout of the meta box as you like. You may want to remove
> > support for the standard stuff like editor and whatnot, so that you can
> > handle it your self in the meta box, this way you can not show it to some
> > users.
> Thanks for the reply Ken. I think I wasn't clear in my question.
> The metabox stuff is all fine, I've got that covered.
> What I'd like is when the user clicks the "View post" link either from the
> publish meta box, the preview link or the view post link (also in Quick
> Edit actions), to send the Admin user to a custom page that shows an
> entirely different layout of the material. They would be viewing the post
> data not in the edit layout, and not in the post layout, but in a custom
> (third) view.
>  Jeff
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