Well, the weird part was caused by my code, it seems 🙂
This is how it works: ACF is checking the
At first I didn’t understand because
manage_terms is not listed here:
It’s also not available in the User Role Editor plugin, which I was using to assign capabilities to roles.
manage_terms is a special capability that is created when you use
register_taxonomy() to register a taxonomy:
It is set up as a reference to another capability, in the example it is
manage_categories. But in my case I had a custom taxonomy where the
manage_terms was set to
edit_users for some reason, and that explains it all!
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