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    User Restriction Usage

    To Use this Feature, Please follow these steps:

    1. Please login to your WordPress Dashboard and click on the WP File Manager Tab in the wordpress panel as shown in the screenshot.


    2. Click on Settings tab under File Manager Panel in the left side and then click on User Restriction Tab as shown in the screenshot.

    User Restriction

    3. First option is to Add Rules, Using this Blue you can create as many as different set of Rules for different Users. Means you can define first set of rules for User 1 and then Add another block using this button to create second set of rules for User 2 and so on.

    Setting - File Manager

    4. The first option in the Rules Set is about the User. Where you will have to select the User you will be defining the rules for.

    File Manager

    5. Disable Operations is the option from where you can select the functionalities that will remain closed for particular User. Means User will not be able to perform those operations. For example if you check rename, archive and cut. Then User will not be able to perform these actions and these options will be blocked for them.

    Disable Operation

    6. Separate or Private Folder Acess will allow you to provide certain folder or path access to particular User. This will override the settings in the “Private Folder Access” that sets folder access for User Role defined in General Settings, this will override the settings for the selected User Only, For others it will work as defined in “Private Folder Access” in General Settings. Means Here you can define different set of rules for different Users.

    Role Access

    7. This next feature will allow you to hide particular Folders or Files Path. You can add paths here, for example:
    if you set this path in that option: “wp-content/themes/css” then User will not see the css folder at all. Plugin will hide that folder for this User Set. You can set any path you want to hide and you can also add multiple paths at once separated by Pipe Symbol (|).

    User Restriction

    8. This feature allows you to lock certain file extensions. If you lock an extension User will not be able to perform any action at all. For example you add “.js” in that field. Then User will not be able to edit, delete, cut or perform any kind of action to the js files.

    User Restriction

    9. This option is to delete any User Set that you have defined. If you have added an extra Set or delete a set due to any reason. You can easily do that using this option.

    User Restriction