In WordPress, a capability is a permission given to a user. Each user of your WordPress site has a different type of permissions or capabilities.

For example, users with ‘Author’ role can write and edit their own posts on Admin panel but have no permission to update a plugin. Whereas, only a user with ‘Administrator’ role has the capability to upload a plugin.

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Muhammad Tamzid, the founder of WPTechnic, is a WordPress Enthusiast with a passion to help beginners learning WordPress. Also managing WPrevival, a 24/7 WordPress Website Development, Maintenance & Security Service company.

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