Restricted Authors – by iWriteCode

A plugin to set categories for authors and prevent them posting in others.

Author:Chris Kelley (profile at
WordPress version required:5.2
WordPress version tested:5.6.0
Plugin version:1.1.0
Added to WordPress repository:05-07-2019
Last updated:17-12-2020
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.
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Rated by:4
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Total downloads:4 179
Active installs:1 000+
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Restricted Authors allows you to restrict which category each author can publish in, as well as set a default category on a per author basis.

Simply navigate to the edit users page and select the author whom you wish to restrict categories on. Select the categories and save the user settings.