Lock a post from being editted/removed

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  • #658173

    darlosworld
    Member

    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.

    #658345

    timethief
    Member

    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/

    #658349

    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.

    #658368

    timethief
    Member

    I agree 100% with thesacredpath. :)

    #658398

    auxclass
    Member

    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/

    #658402

    timethief
    Member

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

    #658404

    auxclass
    Member

    ~~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.

    #658436

    darlosworld
    Member

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

    #658437

    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.

    #658438

    darlosworld
    Member

    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 ^_^

    #658442

    You are welcome and best of luck.

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