Roles & Capabilities

ForumWP registers 4 user roles once activated, and grants additional capabilities to the WP native Administrator, Editor, Author, Contributor, Subscriber:

Role Capability Description
Administrator manage_fmwp_forums
manage_fmwp_forums_all
manage_fmwp_topics
manage_fmwp_topics_all
manage_fmwp_replies
manage_fmwp_replies_all
fmwp_see_admin_menu
fmwp_see_reports
fmwp_remove_reports
edit_fmwp_forum Capabilities Map for the making the posts actions at wp-admin
read_fmwp_forum
delete_fmwp_forum
edit_fmwp_forums
edit_others_fmwp_forums
publish_fmwp_forums
read_private_fmwp_forums
delete_fmwp_forums
delete_private_fmwp_forums
delete_published_fmwp_forums
delete_others_fmwp_forums
edit_private_fmwp_forums
edit_published_fmwp_forums
create_fmwp_forums
edit_fmwp_topic Capabilities Map for the making the posts actions at wp-admin
read_fmwp_topic
delete_fmwp_topic
edit_fmwp_topics
edit_others_fmwp_topics
publish_fmwp_topics
read_private_fmwp_topics
delete_fmwp_topics
delete_private_fmwp_topics
delete_published_fmwp_topics
delete_others_fmwp_topics
edit_private_fmwp_topics
edit_published_fmwp_topics
create_fmwp_topics
edit_fmwp_reply Capabilities Map for the making the posts actions at wp-admin
read_fmwp_reply
delete_fmwp_reply
edit_fmwp_replies
edit_others_fmwp_replies
publish_fmwp_replies
read_private_fmwp_replies
delete_fmwp_replies
delete_private_fmwp_replies
delete_published_fmwp_replies
delete_others_fmwp_replies
edit_private_fmwp_replies
edit_published_fmwp_replies
manage_fmwp_topic_tags Capabilities Map for the making the taxonomy terms' actions at wp-admin
edit_fmwp_topic_tags
delete_fmwp_topic_tags
manage_fmwp_forum_categories Capabilities Map for the making the taxonomy terms' actions at wp-admin
edit_fmwp_forum_categories
delete_fmwp_forum_categories
fmwp_post_reply
fmwp_edit_own_reply
fmwp_post_topic
fmwp_edit_own_topic
fmwp_post_forum
Editor manage_fmwp_forums
manage_fmwp_forums_all
manage_fmwp_topics
manage_fmwp_topics_all
manage_fmwp_replies
manage_fmwp_replies_all
fmwp_see_admin_menu
create_fmwp_forums Capabilities Map for the making the posts actions at wp-admin
publish_fmwp_forums
edit_fmwp_forums
edit_private_fmwp_forums
edit_published_fmwp_forums
edit_others_fmwp_forums
delete_fmwp_forums
delete_private_fmwp_forums
delete_published_fmwp_forums
delete_others_fmwp_forums
read_private_fmwp_forums
create_fmwp_topics Capabilities Map for the making the posts actions at wp-admin
publish_fmwp_topics
edit_fmwp_topics
edit_private_fmwp_topics
edit_published_fmwp_topics
edit_others_fmwp_topics
delete_fmwp_topics
delete_private_fmwp_topics
delete_published_fmwp_topics
delete_others_fmwp_topics
read_private_fmwp_topics
publish_fmwp_replies Capabilities Map for the making the posts actions at wp-admin
edit_fmwp_replies
edit_private_fmwp_replies
edit_published_fmwp_replies
edit_others_fmwp_replies
delete_fmwp_replies
delete_private_fmwp_replies
delete_published_fmwp_replies
delete_others_fmwp_replies
read_private_fmwp_replies
manage_fmwp_topic_tags Capability for the assign the taxonomy terms' to posts at wp-admin
manage_fmwp_forum_categories Capability for the assign the taxonomy terms' to posts at wp-admin
fmwp_post_reply
fmwp_edit_own_reply
fmwp_post_topic
fmwp_edit_own_topic
Author manage_fmwp_forums
manage_fmwp_forums_own
manage_fmwp_topics
manage_fmwp_topics_own
manage_fmwp_replies
manage_fmwp_replies_own
fmwp_see_admin_menu
create_fmwp_forums Capabilities Map for the making the posts actions at wp-admin
publish_fmwp_forums
edit_fmwp_forums
edit_published_fmwp_forums
delete_fmwp_forums
delete_published_fmwp_forums
create_fmwp_topics Capabilities Map for the making the posts actions at wp-admin
publish_fmwp_topics
edit_fmwp_topics
edit_published_fmwp_topics
delete_fmwp_topics
delete_published_fmwp_topics
publish_fmwp_replies Capabilities Map for the making the posts actions at wp-admin
edit_fmwp_replies
edit_published_fmwp_replies
delete_fmwp_replies
delete_published_fmwp_replies
fmwp_post_reply
fmwp_edit_own_reply
fmwp_post_topic
fmwp_edit_own_topic
Contributor manage_fmwp_forums
manage_fmwp_forums_own
manage_fmwp_topics
manage_fmwp_topics_own
manage_fmwp_replies
manage_fmwp_replies_own
fmwp_see_admin_menu
create_fmwp_forums Capabilities Map for the making the posts actions at wp-admin
edit_fmwp_forums
delete_fmwp_forums
create_fmwp_topics Capabilities Map for the making the posts actions at wp-admin
edit_fmwp_topics
delete_fmwp_topics
edit_fmwp_replies Capabilities Map for the making the posts actions at wp-admin
delete_fmwp_replies
fmwp_post_reply
fmwp_edit_own_reply
fmwp_post_topic
fmwp_edit_own_topic
Subscriber edit_fmwp_topics
edit_fmwp_replies
fmwp_post_reply
fmwp_edit_own_reply
fmwp_post_topic
fmwp_edit_own_topic

Forum Manager role

Forum Manager is a role you can give someone to manage the forums without making them an admin. They have all the rights a customer has, and are granted the main capabilities:

  • manage_fmwp_forums and manage_fmwp_forums_all - gives forum managers the option to manage Forums post type. Add, Edit or Remove them.
  • Can see wp-admin menu with all ForumWP posts and manage them.
  • Can manage Forum Categories and Topic Tags.
  • Can post forums via front-end
  • Can see reports information and remove reports
  • Can post topics/replies and edit their own topics/replies
  • Can edit their own profile information

They also have general WordPress editor capabilities.

Moderator role

Moderator is a role you can give someone to manage the topics/replies without making them an admin. They have all the rights a customer has, and are granted the main capabilities:

  • manage_fmwp_topics and manage_fmwp_topics_all - gives moderators the option to manage Topics/Replies post types. Add, Edit or Remove them.
  • Can see wp-admin menu with topics and replies to manage them.
  • Can manage Topic Tags.
  • Can see reports information and remove reports
  • Can post topics/replies and edit their own topics/replies
  • Can edit their own profile information

They also have general WordPress editor capabilities.

Participant role

  • Have read access only for most capacities. This is the equivalent status to WP native "Subscriber" in WP default install.
  • Can post topics/replies and edit their own topics/replies
  • Can edit their own profile information

Spectator role

  • Have read access only for most capacities. This is the equivalent status to WP native "Subscriber" in WP default install.
  • Can edit their own profile information

Tweaking capabilities

If you wish to modify roles and capabilities, use a third-party plugin such as User Role Editor.

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