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WP_REST_Plugins_Controller::update_item() public WP 5.5.0

Updates one plugin.

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

No Hooks.

Return

WP_REST_Response/WP_Error. Response object on success, or WP_Error object on failure.

Usage

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

Changelog

Since 5.5.0 Introduced.

Code of WP_REST_Plugins_Controller::update_item() WP 5.5.1

<?php
public function update_item( $request ) {
	require_once ABSPATH . 'wp-admin/includes/plugin.php';

	$data = $this->get_plugin_data( $request['plugin'] );

	if ( is_wp_error( $data ) ) {
		return $data;
	}

	$status = $this->get_plugin_status( $request['plugin'] );

	if ( $request['status'] && $status !== $request['status'] ) {
		$handled = $this->handle_plugin_status( $request['plugin'], $request['status'], $status );

		if ( is_wp_error( $handled ) ) {
			return $handled;
		}
	}

	$this->update_additional_fields_for_object( $data, $request );

	$request['context'] = 'edit';

	return $this->prepare_item_for_response( $data, $request );
}