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WP_REST_Posts_Controller::delete_item_permissions_check() public WP 4.7.0

Checks if a given request has access to delete a post.

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

No Hooks.

Return

true/WP_Error. True if the request has access to delete the item, WP_Error object otherwise.

Usage

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

Changelog

Since 4.7.0 Introduced.

Code of WP_REST_Posts_Controller::delete_item_permissions_check() WP 5.5.1

<?php
public function delete_item_permissions_check( $request ) {
	$post = $this->get_post( $request['id'] );
	if ( is_wp_error( $post ) ) {
		return $post;
	}

	if ( $post && ! $this->check_delete_permission( $post ) ) {
		return new WP_Error(
			'rest_cannot_delete',
			__( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to delete this post.' ),
			array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() )
		);
	}

	return true;
}