The Custom Roles add-on lets you map custom WP Roles to KB Roles.
You can also combine Custom Roles and KB Groups add-ons in order to map WP Roles against KB Groups and Roles.
You can read detailed documentation about Custom Roles here: documentation.
Assigning Roles to KB Roles
Assigning WP roles or Third party plugin Custom Roles to KB Groups and Roles is configured using the following screen:
Custom Roles Example
The following two examples shows WP Roles from third party plugins mapped to KB Groups and KB roles:
- Map Shop Worker to Warehouse group with KB Subscriber role
- When a user is registered or assigned to the Shop Worker role as defined by Easy Digital Downloads they will have the same access as KB Group Warehouse with KB Subscriber role. This will allow shop workers to view all Articles assigned to the Warehouse Group.
- Map Shop Manager to Office group with KB Editor role:
- When a user is registered or assigned to the Shop Manager role as defined by Easy Digital Downloads they will have the same access as the KB Group called Office with the KB Editor role. Shop managers will be able to View, Edit, Delete, and Update all Articles assigned to the Office Group.