Published on Nov 5, 2018

How to unpublish Oxygen Sections for specific user roles

Sridhar Katakam
In this members-only tutorial, we shall
  • add a custom function to check if the currently logged-in user has a specific WordPress role
  • add a custom shortcode to not output elements based on user role using the above function
  • use this shortcode in a Shortcode Wrapper element of Oxygen
so that sections (or any other element or content) wrapped in [dont_output_for role="editor"][/dont_output_for] , for example, will be output and shown to all users other than editors.

Step 1

Install and activate Code Snippets plugin.

Step 2

Go to Snippets > Add New. Title: Function to check if the user has a specific role Code:

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