Tag Archives: wordpress plugins

How to Add New User Roles & Manage Capabilities in WordPress

WordPress uses the concept of user roles and their capabilities to manage what a user can or cannot do in the CMS> User Roles can be complicated.  By default, WordPress comes with following user roles: Subscriber, Author, Contributor, Author, Editor, Administrator and Super Admin. Each of these roles have a pre-defined set of things they can and cannot do. For example, a subscriber role can edit his profile and view the content, that’s that. Any user with Subscriber role cannot add, edit or delete a post. Whereas Contributor role has permissions up a notch, he can only add new posts, … Read More

6 WordPress Plugins I Install on a New Site

WordPress is probably the best Content Management System (CMS) as of now. Millions of websites run on this open source software and they’re making the best uses of it. The beauty of this software is that it is open source, which means that it is freely distributed and anyone looking to improve the software is welcome to do so. There are also thousands of plugins and themes available, especially designed to be compatible with WordPress sites. It’s amazing! Seriously. As per this writing, there are 41,990+ plugins hosted at official WordPress repository.

Plugins are similar to extensions and addons of … Read More