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User Rights Access Manager


User Rights Access Manager is a lightweight and powerful plugin that grants you complete control on your admin area’s content by restricting access of admin menus, submenus, post-types to specific user or specific user roles.

This plugin allows you to set limited access on your admin area’s content for logged in users.

You’ll find it quite simple to restrict entire posts, pages or custom post types or just portions of them.

It will work for both,
-Roles &

This plugin will prove to be helpful for sites having multiple users and when the admin wants to levy certain restriction on certain users depending upon various criteria.

There are 2 ways to limit access – Namely:

Role wise – used to limit access of all users having same role.

User wise – used to limit access of a particular user.

A User wise restriction can override settings of role wise restriction.

Full Feature List

User Rights Access Manager comes loaded with the following features:

  • Will restrict access to pages/posts for logged in users or for users with specific user roles.
  • Will restrict access to media, tags, categories, format for logged in users or for users with specific user roles.
  • Will restrict access to any default post-type as well as for a custom post-type.
  • Will restrict access to users by creating/editing posts/pages by disabling an option from the User Rights Access Manager interface.
  • Will even restrict access to dashboard Metaboxes.
  • Will restrict access to admin bar for logged in users or for users with specific roles.
  • One can restrict custom urls for logged in users or for users with specific user roles.

For any sort of queries, questions or help, kindly mail us via the ‘Support’ or contact us directly.


  • List all admin main menus that you want to restrict from logged in users.
  • Allow limited access of selected main menus and submenus.
  • Restrict content for specific user or specific user roles.
  • Restrict custom URLs for logged in users.


1) Upload the ‘User Rights Access Manager’ plugin to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory.

2) Activate the plugin via the ‘Plugins’ menu from WordPress.


December 6, 2021 2 replies
Sadly, I wasn't able to set up the restrictions the way I wanted to. To me it felt like the plugin didn’t affect any of the settings. I was either blocked from the dashboard in general, or I was able to see all the nav tabs.
June 11, 2021
The best user access restriction plugin. Period!
June 11, 2021 4 replies
Can not even select user role on plugin page. And see 3 PHP notices.
April 20, 2021
Just needed a quick plugin to restrict certain users or roles from certain admin access. Does the job perfectly for me.
February 9, 2021
It is very easy to use and yet it offers extensive options to modify the access rights very precisely. It is absolutely recommendable.
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Contributors & Developers

“User Rights Access Manager” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Fix user role accessibility issue


  • Add warning when removing restrictions from users and user roles
  • Fix posts accessible issue


  • Fix warnings on PHP 8.0.15
  • Fix dashboard meta box issues


  • Fix: table collapsed issue


  • Fix: restrict invalid URLs


  • Fix: warnings


  • Fix: critical issues


  • Fix: minor issues


  • Fix: fully restricted Admin user still has access to some hidden pages


  • Fix: restict option page


  • Fix: restrict post/comment pages for admin role
  • Fix: common function name issue.


  • Compatible to latest WordPress.


  • Initial Release.