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wp_xmlrpc_server::blogger_deletePost() public WP 1.5.0

Remove a post.

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

Return

true/IXR_Error. True when post is deleted.

Usage

$wp_xmlrpc_server = new wp_xmlrpc_server();
$wp_xmlrpc_server->blogger_deletePost( $args );
$args(array) (required)

Method arguments. Note: arguments must be ordered as documented.

  • blog_id(int)
    (unused)

  • post_ID(int)

  • username(string)

  • password(string)

Changelog

Since 1.5.0 Introduced.

Code of wp_xmlrpc_server::blogger_deletePost() WP 5.5.1

<?php
public function blogger_deletePost( $args ) {
	$this->escape( $args );

	$post_ID  = (int) $args[1];
	$username = $args[2];
	$password = $args[3];

	$user = $this->login( $username, $password );
	if ( ! $user ) {
		return $this->error;
	}

	/** This action is documented in wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php */
	do_action( 'xmlrpc_call', 'blogger.deletePost' );

	$actual_post = get_post( $post_ID, ARRAY_A );

	if ( ! $actual_post || 'post' !== $actual_post['post_type'] ) {
		return new IXR_Error( 404, __( 'Sorry, no such post.' ) );
	}

	if ( ! current_user_can( 'delete_post', $post_ID ) ) {
		return new IXR_Error( 401, __( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to delete this post.' ) );
	}

	$result = wp_delete_post( $post_ID );

	if ( ! $result ) {
		return new IXR_Error( 500, __( 'Sorry, the post could not be deleted.' ) );
	}

	/**
	 * Fires after a post has been successfully deleted via the XML-RPC Blogger API.
	 *
	 * @since 3.4.0
	 *
	 * @param int   $post_ID ID of the deleted post.
	 * @param array $args    An array of arguments to delete the post.
	 */
	do_action( 'xmlrpc_call_success_blogger_deletePost', $post_ID, $args ); // phpcs:ignore WordPress.NamingConventions.ValidHookName.NotLowercase

	return true;
}