[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #16899: Let Settings API be used also for non admins

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Sun Mar 20 00:51:25 UTC 2011

#16899: Let Settings API be used also for non admins
 Reporter:  maorb            |      Owner:
     Type:  enhancement      |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal           |  Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Role/Capability  |    Version:  3.1
 Severity:  normal           |   Keywords:

 There's the great [http://codex.wordpress.org/Settings_API/ Settings API]
 that really helps creating some option pages in site.
 Anyway, the API must use the options.php on the form's action on order to
 That means that only admins (or users with manage_option capability) can
 save options to these pages.
 It would be great letting users with other capabilities to save such
 option pages, but without them having full access to whole options of the
 It would be great enhancement to the Settings API if could assign who can
 save custom option page without need to have full manage_options

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/16899>
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