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WP_REST_Users_Controller::create_item_permissions_check() public WP 4.7.0

Checks if a given request has access create users.

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

No Hooks.


true|WP_Error. True if the request has access to create items, WP_Error object otherwise.


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


Since 4.7.0 Introduced.

Code of WP_REST_Users_Controller::create_item_permissions_check() WP 5.7.2

public function create_item_permissions_check( $request ) {

	if ( ! current_user_can( 'create_users' ) ) {
		return new WP_Error(
			__( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to create new users.' ),
			array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() )

	return true;