Change the Role required for using the bulk editor

By default, the bulk editor requires the “manage_woocommerce” capability which is included in the “Shop Manager” role. You can alter this in your wp-config.php file if you would like to create a separate capability for the store managers.

They would still access the WordPress back end however since they don’t have the “Shop Manager” role they won’t be able to make any other changes.

Follow these steps to switch the required capability for the bulk editor:

1. Log into your FTP site and edit wp-config.php
2. Edit wp-config.php and scroll to the end and add the following bit of code:

Scroll towards the bottom, and before the line that says “Happy blogging.” add this code ABOVE that line:

define( 'PWBE_REQUIRES_CAPABILITY', 'manage_woocommerce' );

/* That's all, stop editing! Happy blogging. */

3. Save the wp-config.php file and re-upload it to your server.

Change the “manage_woocommerce” value to the privilege you created for the store managers.

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