I have different user role for my website. For a particular user role, I want to remove "Delete" from mass action dropdown which displays on customer grid in admin section.

The Delete option is got rendered from

magento\vendor\magento\module-customer\view\adminhtml\ui_component\customer_listing.xml file.

I want to show this Delete option only for user role1 and want to hide for user role2.

How can we do this?

2 Answers 2


This can be done by creating a new class for MassActions:

namespace YourVendor\YourModule\Ui;

class MassAction extends \Magento\Ui\Component\MassAction
    private $authorization;

    public function __construct(
        \Magento\Framework\View\Element\UiComponent\ContextInterface $context,
        \Magento\Framework\AuthorizationInterface $authorization,
        array $data
    ) {
        $this->authorization = $authorization;
        parent::__construct($context, $components, $data);

    public function prepare()
        $config = $this->getConfiguration();
        if (!$this->authorization->isAllowed('YourVendor_YourModule::the_acl_youd_like_to_use')) {
            $allowedActions = [];
            foreach ($config['actions'] as $action) {
                if ('delete' != $action['type']) {
                    $allowedActions[] = $action;
            $config['actions'] = $allowedActions;
        $this->setData('config', (array)$config);

Add setting it to customer listing with help of app/code/YourVendor/YourModule/view/adminhtml/ui_component/customer_listing.xml file:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<listing xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:noNamespaceSchemaLocation="urn:magento:module:Magento_Ui:etc/ui_configuration.xsd">
    <listingToolbar name="listing_top">
        <massaction name="listing_massaction" class="YourVendor\YourModule\Ui\MassAction"/>
  • It's worked for me Commented Sep 4, 2017 at 10:13
  • Works in CE 2.3.1
    – Garry
    Commented Jun 16, 2019 at 11:30

You can do using the plugin (Best Approach):


<config xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:noNamespaceSchemaLocation="urn:magento:framework:ObjectManager/etc/config.xsd">
    <type name="Magento\Catalog\Ui\Component\Product\MassAction">
        <plugin name="hide_delete_from_catalog_massaction" type="Devcrew\DeleteRestriction\Plugin\Catalog\Ui\Component\Product\MassAction" sortOrder="1"/>


namespace Devcrew\DeleteRestriction\Plugin\Catalog\Ui\Component\Product;
class MassAction
    public function __construct(  \Magento\Backend\Model\Auth\Session $adminSession)
        $this->_adminSession = $adminSession;
    public function afterIsActionAllowed(

        \Magento\Catalog\Ui\Component\Product\MassAction $subject,
    ) {
        $roleData = $this->_adminSession->getUser()->getRole()->getData();

         //Remove Delete Button for Admin users except Administrators
        if ($actionType == 'delete' && trim($roleData['role_name'])!=='Administrators') {
            return false;

        return $isAllowed;

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