User Role Widget Areas

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This plugin allows you to selectively display content in your themes active widget areas based on the user roles (Administrator, Editor, Author, Contr

Author:Rob Smelik (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:3.9
WordPress version tested:4.3.1
Plugin version:1.4
Added to WordPress repository:05-03-2015
Last updated:24-10-2015
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.
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Total downloads:4 037
Active installs:60+
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Description

This plugin allows you to selectively display content in your themes active widget areas based on the user roles (Administrator, Editor, Author, Contributor or Subscriber) of logged in users. It also comes with two user status based widget areas for displaying content to all logged in users or all logged out users. All user role and status based widget areas can be displayed in any existing sidebar or widget area within your theme.

Plugin Features

  • 5 User role based widget areas, one for each of the standard WordPress user roles.
  • 2 User status based widget areas, one for logged in users and one for logged out users.
  • 2 Widgets for displaying your new widget areas on the front end (public site).
  • Additional shortcodes for displaying your user role and user status based widget areas.
  • The ability to hard code the script into your theme that displays the widget areas on the front end.
  • Uses standard WordPress Roles and Capabilities functions.
  • Well documented, lightweight code that is built for speed (the plugin itself is only 11kb).

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