Do you want users to stop accessing your WordPress media files? Do you want registered users to see only their uploaded files from WordPress dashboard? My main blog ShoutMeLoud is a popular multi-author blog & recently I integrated a digital store using EasyDigitalDownloads plugin & an Affiliate program with AffiliateWP plugin. After integrating the affiliate program, I ran into a strange problem which was hurting my business. Users who signup as an affiliate, could see all the media files that includes my premium plugins & eBooks, which they can download too. I ended up looking for solution to this problem, as there were two possible solution: Users should not be able to access the media files at all. Or, Users should only be able to see media files they uploaded themselves How to stop registered users from Accessing WordPress media gallery completely? I ended up looking at many roles & capabilities WordPress plugin. With one plugin call User role manager I will able to stop registered users from accessing media files all together. This was not ok in my situation, as users who submit their guest post from WordPress dashboard, lost their capability of adding images too. If you are simply
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