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WP_REST_Comments_Controller::get_item_permissions_check() public WP 4.7.0

Checks if a given request has access to read the comment.

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

No Hooks.

Return

true/WP_Error. True if the request has read access for the item, error object otherwise.

Usage

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

Changelog

Since 4.7.0 Introduced.

Code of WP_REST_Comments_Controller::get_item_permissions_check() WP 5.5.1

<?php
public function get_item_permissions_check( $request ) {
	$comment = $this->get_comment( $request['id'] );
	if ( is_wp_error( $comment ) ) {
		return $comment;
	}

	if ( ! empty( $request['context'] ) && 'edit' === $request['context'] && ! current_user_can( 'moderate_comments' ) ) {
		return new WP_Error(
			'rest_forbidden_context',
			__( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to edit comments.' ),
			array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() )
		);
	}

	$post = get_post( $comment->comment_post_ID );

	if ( ! $this->check_read_permission( $comment, $request ) ) {
		return new WP_Error(
			'rest_cannot_read',
			__( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to read this comment.' ),
			array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() )
		);
	}

	if ( $post && ! $this->check_read_post_permission( $post, $request ) ) {
		return new WP_Error(
			'rest_cannot_read_post',
			__( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to read the post for this comment.' ),
			array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() )
		);
	}

	return true;
}