[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #5672: "Page Author" list excludes users with custom roles

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Tue Jan 15 05:27:29 GMT 2008

#5672: "Page Author" list excludes users with custom roles
 Reporter:  sudrien         |       Owner:  anonymous
     Type:  defect          |      Status:  new      
 Priority:  normal          |   Milestone:  2.3.3    
Component:  Administration  |     Version:  2.3.2    
 Severity:  normal          |    Keywords:           
 Scenario: Created new role with Schneider's plugin, restricting new role
 to only making  & editing pages. However, users in this new role were not
 on the "Page Author" list, so pages could not be transfered to their

 1. wp_user_level was not being set in $wpdb->usermeta when these users are
 2. get_editable_user_ids looks for the value in #1 when creating the
 authors list.


 $level_key = $wpdb->prefix . 'user_level';
 $level_key = $wpdb->prefix . 'capabilities';

 showed all users, but doesn't respect levels.

 Also, this doesn't pay any heed to page vs. post permissions.

Ticket URL: <http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/5672>
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