WP_User::remove_cap( string $cap )

Remove capability from user.

Parameters Parameters


(string) (Required) Capability name.

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Changing the capabilities of a user is persistent, meaning the removed capability will stay in effect until explicitly granted.

This setting is saved to the database (in table wp_options, field 'wp_user_roles'), so you should run this only once, on theme/plugin activation and/or deactivation.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/class-wp-user.php

	public function remove_cap( $cap ) {
		if ( ! isset( $this->caps[ $cap ] ) ) {
		unset( $this->caps[ $cap ] );
		update_user_meta( $this->ID, $this->cap_key, $this->caps );

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Version Description
2.0.0 Introduced.

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