[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #29213: Introduce capability for access to nav-menus.php

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#29213: Introduce capability for access to nav-menus.php
 Reporter:  westonruter     |      Owner:
     Type:  enhancement     |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal          |  Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Menus           |    Version:  3.0
 Severity:  normal          |   Keywords:  needs-patch
  Focuses:  administration  |
 Management of the nav menus currently requires `edit_theme_options`
 capability, a capability associated with administrators which grants the
 power to make many wide sweeping changes. There should be a discrete
 capability `edit_nav_menus` just for managing menus, one that is inherited
 for anyone who has `edit_theme_options` by default. This was done for
 Customizer access in #28605 with the introduction of a `customize`

 Originally brought up in #14386.

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/29213>
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