If you're looking to control access to certain tabs in the admin product form for a specific admin user in Magento 2, you can leverage layout XML and custom block classes to achieve this.

Locate the Layout XML File

To get started, locate or create the layout XML file for the admin product edit form.

This file is usually found in the view/adminhtml/layout directory of your custom module.

If the file doesn't exist, you can create it following Magento 2's module structure.

<?xml version="1.0"?>

<page xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:noNamespaceSchemaLocation="urn:magento:framework:View/Layout/etc/page_configuration.xsd">


<referenceContainer name="content">

<!-- Add your custom block here -->




Create a Custom Block

Next, build a custom block class that extends Magento\Framework\View\Element\Template.

class Permission extends \Magento\Framework\View\Element\Template


// Add your logic to restrict tabs for specific admin user


Implement Access Control Logic

Within the custom block class, implement access control logic based on the currently logged-in admin user.

Utilize the admin user's role or other attributes to make decisions about which tabs should be visible or hidden.

public function canViewImagesAndVideos()


// Add logic to determine if the user can view the Images And Videos tab


public function canViewSEO()


// Add logic to determine if the user can view the Search Engine Optimization tab


Update the Layout XML

Finally, update the layout XML file to include your custom block in the admin product edit form.

This ensures that your custom block's logic is executed when the form is rendered for the specific admin user.

<referenceContainer name="content">

<block class="Vendor\Module\Block\Adminhtml\Permission" name="admin.permission" template="Vendor_Module::product_edit.phtml" after="-" />


By following these steps, you can effectively restrict admin product form tabs for a specific admin user in Magento 2, providing a tailored user experience based on role or other attributes.