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WP_REST_Comments_Controller::check_edit_permission() protected WP 4.7.0

Checks if a comment can be edited or deleted.

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

No Hooks.

Return

true/false. Whether the comment can be edited or deleted.

Usage

// protected - for code of main (parent) or child class
$result = $this->check_edit_permission( $comment );
$comment(WP_Comment) (required)
Comment object.

Changelog

Since 4.7.0 Introduced.

Code of WP_REST_Comments_Controller::check_edit_permission() WP 5.5.1

<?php
protected function check_edit_permission( $comment ) {
	if ( 0 === (int) get_current_user_id() ) {
		return false;
	}

	if ( current_user_can( 'moderate_comments' ) ) {
		return true;
	}

	return current_user_can( 'edit_comment', $comment->comment_ID );
}