July 7, 2013 — This presentation discusses the true power behind WordPress’ roles and capabilities system, map_meta_cap. Starting with an overview of how it relates to the system as a whole, then some real-world examples to demonstrate how the map_meta_cap function and filter can be properly used to fully leverage WordPress’ capabilities system.
July 2, 2013 — WordPress’ roles seem simple enough on the surface, but behind the Administrator, Editor, and the other default roles is a powerful system that can be customized extensively. While some have said that other CMS’ have an advantage when it comes to security and customizing capabilities, this presentation demonstrates that that isn’t true.
February 13, 2013 — Erick Hitter walks through the process WordPress undertakes when your site is accessed, how the permalinks are translated to database query that ultimately delivers the content. He also sheds light on the various APIs used & how these APIs work together to make the software function.
December 2, 2012 — Erick Hitter goes in-depth on the roles that control user accounts in WordPress, the various capabilities given to each role, as well as how behind the Administrator, Editor, and the other default roles is a powerful system that can be customized extensively.
August 14, 2012
March 4, 2012