WP_REST_Autosaves_Controller::create_item_permissions_check()publicWP 5.0.0

Checks if a given request has access to create an autosave revision.

Autosave revisions inherit permissions from the parent post, check if the current user has permission to edit the post.

{} It's a method of the class: WP_REST_Autosaves_Controller{}

No Hooks.


true|WP_Error. True if the request has access to create the item, WP_Error object otherwise.


$WP_REST_Autosaves_Controller = new WP_REST_Autosaves_Controller();
$WP_REST_Autosaves_Controller->create_item_permissions_check( $request );
$request(WP_REST_Request) (required)
Full details about the request.


Since 5.0.0 Introduced.

Code of WP_REST_Autosaves_Controller::create_item_permissions_check() WP 6.0

public function create_item_permissions_check( $request ) {
	$id = $request->get_param( 'id' );

	if ( empty( $id ) ) {
		return new WP_Error(
			__( 'Invalid item ID.' ),
			array( 'status' => 404 )

	return $this->parent_controller->update_item_permissions_check( $request );