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wp_xmlrpc_server::mt_publishPost() public WP 1.5.0

Sets a post's publish status to 'publish'.

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

Hooks from the method
Return

Int/IXR_Error.

Usage

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

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

  • post_ID(int)

  • username(string)

  • password(string)

Changelog

Since 1.5.0 Introduced.

Code of wp_xmlrpc_server::mt_publishPost() WP 5.5.3

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

	$post_ID  = (int) $args[0];
	$username = $args[1];
	$password = $args[2];

	$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', 'mt.publishPost' );

	$postdata = get_post( $post_ID, ARRAY_A );
	if ( ! $postdata ) {
		return new IXR_Error( 404, __( 'Invalid post ID.' ) );
	}

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

	$postdata['post_status'] = 'publish';

	// Retain old categories.
	$postdata['post_category'] = wp_get_post_categories( $post_ID );
	$this->escape( $postdata );

	return wp_update_post( $postdata );
}