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user_can_edit_post_comments() WP 1.5.0

Deprecated in 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 edit $post_id's comments


user_can_edit_post_comments( $user_id, $post_id, $blog_id );
$user_id(int) (required)
$post_id(int) (required)
Not Used
Default: 1


  • See: current_user_can()


Since DEL 2.0.0 Introduced.

Code of user can edit post comments: wp-includes/deprecated.php WP 5.2.2

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

	// right now if one can edit a post, one can edit comments made on it
	return user_can_edit_post($user_id, $post_id, $blog_id);