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user_can_delete_post_comments() WP 1.5.0

Deprecated from version 2.0.0. It is no longer supported and can be removed in future releases. Use current_user_can() instead.

Whether user can delete a post.

No Hooks.


true|false. returns true if $user_id can delete $post_id's comments


user_can_delete_post_comments( $user_id, $post_id, $blog_id );
$user_id(int) (required)
$post_id(int) (required)
Not Used


  • See: current_user_can()


Since 1.5.0 Introduced.
Deprecated Since 2.0.0 Use current_user_can()

Code of user_can_delete_post_comments() WP 5.7

function user_can_delete_post_comments($user_id, $post_id, $blog_id = 1) {
	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, '2.0.0', 'current_user_can()' );

	// Right now if one can edit comments, one can delete comments.
	return user_can_edit_post_comments($user_id, $post_id, $blog_id);