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Lock a post from being editted/removed

  1. Is there a way that we can lock posts, pages and entries from being editted unless it is by the original author or an administrator?

    The blog I need help with is japansoc.wordpress.com.

  2. There is no way to "lock" a post. The user roles and what activities they can perform are defined here > http://en.support.wordpress.com/user-roles/

  3. Make sure that all other people on the site are either a contributor or an author. Do not make them an editor or an administrator.

  4. I agree 100% with thesacredpath. :)

  5. Another .ORG install - they might have other options with some Plug-in's

    This site is for support of sites hosted on WordPress.COM. You should address your questions to WordPress.ORG the keepers of the software you are using: http://wordpress.org/support/

    For more on the difference: http://support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/

  6. @auxclass
    My apology for fumbling. Thanks for the catch. :)

  7. ~~TT

    Every one that helps here misses one from time to time - however Everyone that helps here on a regular basis takes great pride in providing accurate help so I wanted to help make sure that the OP had the most accurate help they could get. Sort of a community effort thing.

    No need to apologize to me. I work on the total of a persons work product not any one single reply.

  8. Thanks for the replies.
    @auxclass I'm actually referring to a wordpress.com blog, not my own hosted one (hence my asking on here).

  9. What I said above applies no matter if the site is self-hosted or hosted here, and never make anyone else an admin on your site, and I would go even further and say don't make anyone an editor. An editor you have a falling out with could delete all posts and pages on you. Contributors cannot delete anything, and authors could only delete their posts, not anyone else's.

  10. Thanks thesacredpath, Wasn't sure if authors could delete their own posts. My worry was a potential editor (blog in question is a university society with the new president asking for privaleges) deleting posts, so I guess I'll keep him as author until he asks further.

    Cheers ^_^

  11. You are welcome and best of luck.

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