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all you need to know to become the WordPress access management expert

WordPress CMS (content management system) is getting much more popular over past few years because of its simplicity however it is not as simple and intuitive when it comes to manage access to WordPress website. In the series of articles you will learn from the inside-out all you need to know about WordPress core and how to manage access to it.

You will learn how actually WordPress core works and majority of the examples explain how to manage or alter its behavior with Advanced Access Manager (aka AAM) plugin. Articles are designed to show how things work rather than step-by-step tutorial on how to do something. That is why please be patient. Take few hours to read and practice examples and you will become an expert. If you do not have time today, bookmark this page and come back later.

Note! The majority of the information in these articles is not bind to AAM plugin and you can use any other access management tools or create your own.

Some articles may have highlighted paragraphs with three different colors based on the user’s experience level.

Green color - absolute beginner or end-user without any programming knowledge
Yellow color - experienced website administrator who familiar with FTP, databases etc
Dark blue - expert with PHP programming knowledge

Basics

Introduction to the WordPress users, roles and capabilities

Roles

Learn all you need to know about WordPress role concept

Users

Learn all you need to know about WordPress user concept

Visitors

Learn all you need to know about WordPress visitor concept

Capabilities

Learn all you need to know about WordPress capability concept

Frontend

Learn all you need to know about WordPress frontend and how to manage access to it

Backend

Learn all you need to know about WordPress backend and how to manage access to it

Hooks

Get the basic understanding of the WordPress filters and actions

Post, Page and custom post type

Learn all you need to know about WordPress posts and how to manage access them

Taxonomies

Learn all you need to know about WordPress taxonomies and how to manage access them