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Restrict Author Categories


Restrict on which categories a user can post.

It also blocks the users from creating/editing/deleting categories.

Only Admins can set other user’s categories.

Works with Block Editor and Classic Editor.

It’s compatible with IE11.


  • Restrict a user's categories...
  • will restrict the categories on Block Editor...
  • ...also at the Classic Editor.


Does this plugin works on Block/Gutenberg Editor?

Sure it does.

Can I restrict categories of any User?

All users, except Admins.

Does it changes WP Roles

No. This plugins does not affect or change any of the WP Roles.


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Contributors and Developers

“Restrict Author Categories” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


Change Log


Firs Version.


Description at screenshots.