Guidelines & Rules

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Downloading a Large File

I have not checked other browsers, but when i download a protected file (, Firefox states that there is unknown time left. It appears that the file size attribute is not provided to the browser, when coming from Groups.

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Id of default group registered

Hey there. After my initial struggles I’m making great progress interfacing with the Groups plugin. Not after asking stupid questions, granted. Now I’m trying to restrict a post to the group Registered. While I infer from that fact that it’s not deletable and has the ID 1 that I could rely on that, may I […]

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Shortcode groups_member

Hi there. It would be great if you included the shortcode below in the next update. The group_member shortcode unfortunately only makes an “or” comparison and returns true if the user is in one of the groups listed. The attached member_in_all_groups shortcode only outputs the content if the user is in all groups in the […]

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Bulk Import or Assign Group Assignments to Posts


I use WPAllImport for a wide range of importing from users to custom post types. (I’m using your Users Import/Export add-on to bulk assign rolls to users) But I cannot find any way to map incoming fields to the groups assignments. When I do an export, I see the field “groups-read” but I cannot map […]

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Any way to apply a group to batch of pages?

Hi! I love this plugin. I’m using it to segment access for a site we are using for documentation handbooks where different user groups have different access to policy handbooks. But, it would be super helpful if there was a way that I could select a group of pages and assign a group to them […]

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Group forums and Divi conflict

Hi There, I was reading through the docs and I see that some themes do not display the forum topics properly. I have discovered that Divi theme is one of them, I can see the topic and comments but not the actual content of the forum post. I see that I need to create a […]

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Group hierarchy content access

So I understand group hierarchies work such that capabilities are inherited from a parent group to a child groups, but does that also apply to content control access? For example, if I have a Parent Group Called “Tier 1” and a Child Group called “Tier 2”, would content only visible (via shortcodes) to Tier 1 […]

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Fatal error with buddypress

Hi, I have an installation combining Groups and BuddyPress. Every time I create a group on a page, a fatal error occurs. The group is created anyway, and I can call it after. Even more, once it is created I can operate normally. It is in the moment of creation when the error happens. Regards […]

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Hide categories if no posts for that user

Hi, Thanks again for such a great plugin (+the categories one). I’m trying to stop the categories being displayed for users that don’t have any posts available to them in that category. e.g. when outputting a list of categories, we are shown the category name (with number of posts) but this doesn’t take into account […]

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Assign User to Group

My site shall support a type of virtual tournament. I have a site where I need: – users (staff/instructors) who are members of a specific staff-group – to be able to assign other users (participants in the tournament) to specific group (bases). How can I, with a Short Code or by PHP make a button […]

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Groups file access pdf’s not loading

Hi, We’ve been using the Groups File Access plugin on our site for a few years now to control access to PDF downloads. Many of our PDF’s have suddenly stopped working. The first page of the PDF will load, but the rest of the file never loads. This is causing serious issues for our users. […]

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