``` // conditional function based on ID / role / capabilities function so_custom_dash() { $user_id = get_current_user_id(); if ($user_id == 1) { // is one specific admin role // Show This } elseif (!current_user_can('administrator')) { // is not the administrator // Show That } elseif (!current_user_can('manage_options')) { // cannot manage options } else { //rest can see everything they can in that role } } add_action('admin_head', 'so_custom_dash'); // needs to be used in combination with another function, for example: disable-sidebar-menus-4functions.php OR remove-dashboard-widgets.php // REMOVE DASHBOARD MENUS FOR CERTAIN USERS - http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/20942/allow-user-access-to-dashboard-only/20943#20943 // DOES NOT ENTIRELY WORK AND ONLY HIDES... function so_hide_menu_items() { global $submenu; global $menu; global $user_ID; if( $user_ID ) : /* Dashboard only acccess */ $user_id = get_current_user_id(); if ($user_id == 2) : $restricted = array( __('Links'), __('Comments'), __('Appearance'), __('Plugins'), __('Tools'), __('Settings') ); endif; endif; end ( $menu ); while ( prev( $menu ) ) : $value = explode( ' ', $menu[key($menu)][0] ); if( in_array( $value[0] != NULL?$value[0]:"" , $restricted ) ) : unset( $menu[key($menu)] ); endif; endwhile; } add_action('admin_head', 'so_hide_menu_items'); ```