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checking by myself to see if regular wordpress user can upload

without giving the url, because I want to check on my own


I want to see if my wordpress installation (with current pluggins) can allow a regular user (not wp-admin) to upload images to website
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
Just log out and visit the upload page.
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Lukasz ChmielewskiCommented:
Or use a different browser at the same time.
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rgb192Author Commented:
there is a a link to and a page that has 'upload' in the filename but nothing happens


I am working on a website that the other developer left and the client can not contact the developer
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
Create a regular user account from the backend, logout, and log back in as that new user.  

This is not complex.  Either you are logged in or you are not.  If you are logged in to your Admin account, you see admin stuff.  If you login to a lower-level account you see stuff that account can see.  If you are logged into an account that should see an upload form and you do not, there is a problem.
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rgb192Author Commented:
when I say regular user ( I meant a user that is not logged in)

and what stuff should I be looking for (uploads for non users plugins)
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
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rgb192Author Commented:
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http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Blogs/WordPress/Q_27991475.html

front end plugin

is one example of many plugins

I am searching a wordpress website to see if a non user can upload an image

should I google every plugin that has been installed
or search through the php code for the keyword 'upload'

or is there an easier way

I am a beginner in wordpress
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
No one can upload an image from the front end unless the admin has allowed a method to do it.  

I think you need to rethink and rephrase the question.  This is all over the place and I honestly have no clue where you are going with this.
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rgb192Author Commented:
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unless the admin has allowed a method to do it.  

I am looking at a website where the web developer has left and I can not contact them

how can I see if the admin has allowed a method to allow a non-user to upload an image

there is an upload button for a non-user but this could be in development

the client is not technical and does not remember what the previous developer has (has not) done
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rgb192Author Commented:
upon looking at the question I wrote and the question I was thinking

these two experts answered the question I wrote

thanks
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