Articles of permissions

Restricting user login by IP address

I have a website that is login required in order for users to view the website. I have set up one user for all internal members to use to view the website, however i want to limit just that user to our specific IP address. I can see you can limit access site-wide to an […]

Don't attribute content to admin users

For security reasons, I want to make sure no content is attributed to admin users of my websites. Essentially, I want a way to automatically change the author of any piece of content to something else (including uploads). As an admin, when I delete a user, WordPress asks me if I want to delete all […]

Destination directory for file streaming does not exist or is not writable

I am trying to upgrade my version of WordPress but I get this error: Destination directory for file streaming does not exist or is not writable.

Remove menu items from admin page and limit capabilities

By default, I am allowing people to subscribe as contributors to my site which allows them certain actions. What I then want to do is remove Posts, Comments, Contact (ContactForm7) and Tools leaving them only options to add new Events (events plugin). I also want to be sure that even though these buttons are hidden, […]

Page only shows when user is logged in (even with visibility set to public)

I’m trying to troubleshoot an issue on a client’s site. There is one specific page which appears as “not found” unless you log in and then visit the front end, in which case it appears normally. The visibility on the page is set to public, and in every other way it’s a normal boring wordpress […]

Moving Media Library

I downloaded all files from wp-content/uploads and copied to new Wordpres instance on localhost (Windows IIS Express also on MacOS with MAMP). Unfortunately in both cases I don’t see my files in Media Library. Isn’t just needed to copy and paste files to wp-content/uploads to get access to them fom new, completely clean instance of […]

Advanced Custom Fields/User Role Editor – how to hide ACF for certain users?

I am using User Role Editor to specify customized user roles. I am also using Advanced Custom Fields plugin. I would like to be able to hide Advanced Custom Fields from showing up for certain users; however, the only way to do this in User Role Editor is to uncheck “Manage Options” box. The problem […]

What permissions does wp-content/uploads need?

What is the default wp-content/uploads directory permission? What chmod command do I need to set it correctly?

Can't upload media, permissions are correct

I did a manual backup and re-install of a WP site, and it worked fine. Then my client updated some plugins, regretted it and asked me to restore the site to its previous state. I used the same backup I had from the first time, but now it turns out my client can’t upload media. […]

WordPress stripping html and script tags from some admin users on save

When I add content to a page as the original admin user, I can past in the following code and it saves fine (old google search set up by another user): <form action=”http://www.google.com/cse” enctype=”application/x-www-form-urlencoded” id=”searchbox_001294947689528032268:0gmklvjoyzm” method=”get”> <input name=”cx” type=”hidden” value=”001294947689528032268:0gmklvjoyzm” /> <input name=”q” size=”40″ type=”text” /> <input name=”sa” type=”submit” value=”Search” /> <input name=”cof” type=”hidden” value=”FORID:0″ […]