What is bbPress user roles and capabilities?

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bbPress comes built in with user Roles that give the website owner the ability to tailor user access to their website. This page details the bbPress capabilities that each role has.

Below are the bbPress user roles and capabilities:

Forum Capabilities

  • keep_gate
  • publish_forums
  • edit_forums
  • edit_others_forums
  • delete_forums
  • delete_others_forums
  • read_private_forums
  • read_hidden_forums

Topic Capabilities

  • publish_topics
  • edit_topics
  • edit_others_topics
  • delete_topics
  • delete_others_topics
  • read_private_topics

Reply Capabilities

  • publish_replies
  • edit_replies
  • edit_others_replies
  • delete_replies
  • delete_others_replies
  • read_private_replies

Topic Tag Capabilities

  • manage_topic_tags
  • edit_topic_tags
  • delete_topic_tags
  • assign_topic_tags

Miscellaneous

  • spectate
  • participate
  • moderate
  • throttle
  • view_trash

Moderator

Forum Capabilities

  • publish_forums
  • edit_forums
  • read_private_forums
  • read_hidden_forums

Topic Capabilities

  • publish_topics
  • edit_topics
  • edit_others_topics
  • delete_topics
  • delete_others_topics
  • read_private_topics

Reply Capabilities

  • publish_replies
  • edit_replies
  • edit_others_replies
  • delete_replies
  • delete_others_replies
  • read_private_replies

Topic Tags Capabilities

  • manage_topic_tags
  • edit_topic_tags
  • delete_topic_tags
  • assign_topic_tags

Miscellaneous

  • spectate
  • participate
  • moderate
  • throttle
  • view_trash

Participant

Forum Capabilities

  • read_private_forums

Topic Capabilities

  • publish_topics
  • edit_topics

Reply Capabilities

  • publish_replies
  • edit_replies

Topic Tag Capabilities

  • assign_topic_tags

Miscellaneous

  • spectate
  • participate

Spectator

Miscellaneous

  • spectate

Further Reading:

https://codex.bbpress.org/getting-started/before-installing/bbpress-user-roles-and-capabilities/


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