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Hide Wordpress Dashboard Items based on User Role

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An expansion of a previous code where you can hide items from the WP Sidebar based on the User Role.

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Check the user role and what you want to show to them. Always leave the Administrator as able to see all.

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Last modified:

24/03/2024

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Hide Wordpress Dashboard Items based on User Role

 
                    
1function remove_dashboard_menu_items() {
2 global $menu;
3 $user = wp_get_current_user();
4 $user_role = $user->roles[0]; // Get the first user role assigned to the user
5 
6 if ($user_role == 'administrator') {
7 // Admin can see all menu items
8 return;
9 } elseif ($user_role == 'editor') {
10 // Editors can see Pages and Posts
11 unset($menu[25]); // Removes "Comments"
12 unset($menu[60]); // Removes "Appearance"
13 unset($menu[65]); // Removes "Plugins"
14 unset($menu[70]); // Removes "Users"
15 unset($menu[75]); // Removes "Tools"
16 unset($menu[80]); // Removes "Settings"
17 remove_menu_page('index.php'); // Removes the Dashboard home page
18 } else {
19 // All other users see limited menu items
20 unset($menu[5]); // Removes "Posts"
21 unset($menu[10]); // Removes "Media"
22 unset($menu[20]); // Removes "Pages"
23 unset($menu[25]); // Removes "Comments"
24 unset($menu[60]); // Removes "Appearance"
25 unset($menu[65]); // Removes "Plugins"
26 unset($menu[70]); // Removes "Users"
27 unset($menu[75]); // Removes "Tools"
28 unset($menu[80]); // Removes "Settings"
29 remove_menu_page('index.php'); // Removes the Dashboard home page
30 }
31}
32add_action('admin_menu', 'remove_dashboard_menu_items');

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