WP_REST_Plugins_Controller::get_items_permissions_check()publicWP 5.5.0

Checks if a given request has access to get plugins.

Method of the class: WP_REST_Plugins_Controller{}

No Hooks.


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


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


Since 5.5.0 Introduced.

WP_REST_Plugins_Controller::get_items_permissions_check() code WP 6.3

public function get_items_permissions_check( $request ) {
	if ( ! current_user_can( 'activate_plugins' ) ) {
		return new WP_Error(
			__( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to manage plugins for this site.' ),
			array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() )

	return true;