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How to limit your authors to certain categories in WordPress

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The vast majority of blogs have several categories, in each of which one or more authors publish content. In order to refine your publication process, you can restrict the scope of your authors to categories that concern them.

This will reduce the distraction, and therefore focus on their respective categories. In this article I will teach you how to limit your authors to certain categories in WordPress.

The first thing to do is to install and activate the plugin Restrict Author PostingThen visit a user's profile. You will discover at the bottom of the page a new section Restrict the categories in which this user can post and select the category or categories in which this user can publish in the drop-down list Select categories.

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By checking the box Restrict using his / her own file in media you limit the user to his own content in the Media menu.

Once you have updated the user's profile, on the article editing page and in the  Categories, only those chosen previously will be visible.

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Remember, to remove the category restriction, go to the user's profile and uncheck all categories in the category restriction list.

Now that you know how to limit your authors to certain categories, you can continue to reorganize your publishing system, by learning how to limit the number of articles to post on WordPress.

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