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WordPress 2.7 Cookbook by Jean-Baptiste Jung

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Configuring author roles

Now that you have learned about the different aspects of the user's roles and capabilities, there's probably something that you're finding a little frustrating. By default, you can't configure author roles to fit your blog's needs. For example, a contributor can't upload images. Moreover, by default, you can't change it. Luckily, there's a plugin called Role Manager which allows you to configure author roles in the way that you want.

Getting ready

The Role Manager plugin can be found at the following link:

http://www.im-web-gefunden.de/wordpress-plugins/role-manager/

Download it, unzip it onto your hard drive, and install it as any other WordPress plugin. If you need help to install the plugin, just follow the simple ...

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