WP_REST_Global_Styles_Controller::get_theme_item_permissions_check()publicWP 5.9.0

Checks if a given request has access to read a single theme global styles config.

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

No Hooks.


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


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


Since 5.9.0 Introduced.

Code of WP_REST_Global_Styles_Controller::get_theme_item_permissions_check() WP 6.0

public function get_theme_item_permissions_check( $request ) {
	// Verify if the current user has edit_theme_options capability.
	// This capability is required to edit/view/delete templates.
	if ( ! current_user_can( 'edit_theme_options' ) ) {
		return new WP_Error(
			__( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to access the global styles on this site.' ),
				'status' => rest_authorization_required_code(),

	return true;