Webmaster User Role

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Adds a Webmaster user role between Administrator and Editor. By default this user is the same as Administrator, without the capability to manage plug

Author:Tyler Digital (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:3.5
WordPress version tested:4.3.1
Plugin version:1.3.3
Added to WordPress repository:06-04-2013
Last updated:16-09-2015
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
Rating, %:86
Rated by:19
Plugin URI:http://tylerdigital.com/products/webmaster-us...
Total downloads:49 198
Active installs:5 000+
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This plugin creates a new role named "Admin" that is the same as "Administrator" with the following changes:

In WP-Admin

  • Hide / Remove Settings menu
  • Hide / Remove Plugins menu
  • Hide / Remove Tools menu
  • Hide / Remove Users menu
  • Disable theme installation
  • Disable theme switching
  • Hide / Remove Appearance > Editor
  • Disable WP core updates
  • Hide non-essential dashboard items

3rd party plugin compatibility

  • Advanced Custom Fields (Elliot Condon) - hide ACF menu, only admins/developers should be modifying ACF definitions/rules/fields
  • Contact Form 7 - user can only read contact form submissions
  • Gravity Forms (RocketGenius) - user can view form entries but not edit forms or create new ones
  • iThemes Security - hide iThemes security menus
  • Sucuri Scanner (Sucuri) - hide security scan information
  • TablePress - Show/Edit/Import/Export TablePress content (all tabs except plugin options)
  • Ultimate Branding (WPMU Dev) - hide branding menu
  • Yoast SEO - hide Yoast SEO settings menu (also hide the SEO metabox when editing pages/posts by upgrading to Webmaster User Role Pro)

Upgrade to the Pro version of this plugin to get a settings panel to customize the admin dashboard specifically for your client:

Learn more about Webmaster User Role Pro