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Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 10 months ago

#16808 reopened defect (bug)

Insufficient permissions for custom post type management and custom role/caps — at Version 2

Reported by: Genesis2001 Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 3.1
Component: Role/Capability Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:

Description (last modified by nacin)

I asked a question over at StackExchange about this. Went into their chat room to talk to a few people and came to the conclusion I need to post this ticket.


When accessing an admin page located at post-new.php with a custom post type on a user that's in a custom role that has the available permission to "Add New", you get "You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page."

		$post_caps = array( 'delete_post' => 'argus_admin', );
		$visitor_caps = $post_caps;
		$visitor_caps = array_merge( $visitor_caps, array(
				'edit_post' => 'argus_visitors',
				'read_post' => 'argus_visitors',
				'edit_posts' => 'argus_visitors',
				'edit_others_posts' => 'argus_visitors',
				'publish_posts' => 'argus_visitors',
				'read_private_posts' => 'argus_visitors',

		$v_args = array(
			'labels' => array (
					'name' => 'Visitors',
					'singular_name' => 'Visitor',
					'add_new_item' => 'Register New Visitor',
			'public' => true,
			'publicly_queryable' => false,
			'exclude_from_search' => true,
			'show_ui' => true,
			'show_in_menu' => 'argus',
			//'show_in_menu' => false,
			'hiearchical' => false,
			'supports' => array( '' ),
			'capabilities' => $visitor_caps,
			'register_meta_box_cb' => array ( &$this, '_wp_visitor_meta_box_cb' ),
		register_post_type( 'visitor', $v_args );

I've tested it with 3.0.4 and it worked flawlessly. However, when in 3.1, it doesn't want to work.

Change History (2)

#1 @scribu
5 years ago

Related: #16714

#2 @nacin
5 years ago

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