[wp-hackers] What does user_can really check?
CaptainN at unFocus.com
Tue Nov 22 23:04:07 UTC 2011
I wrote a plugin to prune users, and one of the checks I do is this:
user_can( $user->ID, 'subscriber')
It worked for my case, but I'm concerned that it may be too broad for
general use. That does not return true for other roles - like
contributor and admin - but the question is, would it return true for
modified "subscribers" or does changing a user's capabilities
automatically make them fail this check?
P.S. Here is it the plugin:
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