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auth_(object_type)_(object_subtype)_meta_(meta_key) filter-hook . WP 4.7.0

Deprecated in 4.9.8. It is no longer supported and can be removed in future releases. Use `auth_{$object_type}_meta_{$meta_key}_for_{$object_subtype}` instead.

Deprecated: 4.9.8 Use auth_{$object_type}_meta_{$meta_key}_for_{$object_subtype}

Filters whether the user is allowed to edit meta for specific object types/subtypes.

Return true to have the mapped meta caps from edit_{$object_type} apply.

The dynamic portion of the hook name, $object_type refers to the object type being filtered. The dynamic portion of the hook name, $object_subtype refers to the object subtype being filtered. The dynamic portion of the hook name, $meta_key, refers to the meta key passed to map_meta_cap().

Usage

add_filter( 'auth_(object_type)_(object_subtype)_meta_(meta_key)', 'filter_function_name_2073', 10, 3 );
function filter_function_name_2073( $allowed, $meta_key, $object_id ){
	// filter...

	return $allowed;
}
$allowed(true/false)
Whether the user can add the object meta.
Default: false
$meta_key(string)
The meta key.
$object_id(int)
Object ID.

Notes

  • Since 4.6.0 As auth_post_{$post_type}_meta_{$meta_key}.

Where the hook is called

map_meta_cap()
wp-includes/capabilities.php 357
$allowed = apply_filters_deprecated( "auth_{$object_type}_{$object_subtype}_meta_{$meta_key}", array( $allowed, $meta_key, $object_id, $user_id, $cap, $caps ), '4.9.8', "auth_{$object_type}_meta_{$meta_key}_for_{$object_subtype}" );

Where the hook is used (in WP core)

wp-includes/meta.php 1167
add_filter( "auth_{$object_type}_meta_{$meta_key}_for_{$object_subtype}", $args['auth_callback'], 10, 6 );
wp-includes/meta.php 1169
add_filter( "auth_{$object_type}_meta_{$meta_key}", $args['auth_callback'], 10, 6 );
wp-includes/meta.php 1234
remove_filter( "auth_{$object_type}_meta_{$meta_key}_for_{$object_subtype}", $args['auth_callback'] );
wp-includes/meta.php 1236
remove_filter( "auth_{$object_type}_meta_{$meta_key}", $args['auth_callback'] );