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Frontier Restrict Backend

Frontier Restrict Backend will restrict users from access to the backend (admin area)

Frontier Restrict Backend will restrict users from access to the backend (admin area)

Main Features

  • Users without the capability manage_options (Administrators) will not have access to the backend (admin area, and will be redirected to the home url).
  • Frontier Restrict Backend allows AJAX call such as upload files, but restricted users will not be allowed to access the backend area.
  • Access level chan be changed using a filter - Please see FAQ to allow authors and above to access the back end

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Tags access, admin, backend, frontier

none - Plugin works on activation and has no user interface.

  1. ftp the plugin to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory or install it from plugin install on your site
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress

1.2.1

  • Tested with 4.7

1.2.0

  • Added option to control access level from filter - see FAQ .

1.1.0

  • Tested with 4.5
  • Readme update

1.0.3

  • Removed error_log messages

1.0.2

  • Initial release

You can change the level that Frontier Restrict Backend blocks, by applying a filter in your functions.php

Per default all other than admin users are blocked, see below example of how to allow Admins, Editors and Authors.

  • manage_options = Administrators
  • edit_others_posts = Editors
  • publish_posts = Authors
  • edit_posts = Contributors
  • read = Subscribers

// ****- Set restrict to allow Author and above -**** function my_restrict_backend_level($min_allow_capability)
{ return "publish_posts"; } add_filter('restrict_backend_min_cap', "my_restrict_backend_level",10,1);

´ The above mentioned capabilities that are allowed.

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Version 1.2.1

Requires WordPress version: 3.4.0 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 12 Nov 2016

Date Added: 13 Jul 2015

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