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auth_(object_type)_(object_subtype)_meta_(meta_key) filter-hook . WP 4.6.0

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

Deprecated: 4.9.8 Use {@see 'auth_{$object_type}_meta_{$meta_key}_for_{$object_subtype}'} instead.

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_3039', 10, 3 );
function filter_function_name_3039( $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.

Changelog

Since 4.6.0 Introduced.
Since 4.6.0 As auth_post_{$post_type}_meta_{$meta_key}.
Since 4.7.0 Renamed from auth_post_{$post_type}_meta_{$meta_key} to auth_{$object_type}_{$object_subtype}_meta_{$meta_key}.
Deprecated Since 4.9.8 Use {@see 'auth_{$object_type}_meta_{$meta_key}_for_{$object_subtype}'} instead.

Where the hook is called

map_meta_cap()
auth_(object_type)_(object_subtype)_meta_(meta_key)
wp-includes/capabilities.php 375-380
$allowed = apply_filters_deprecated(
	"auth_{$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 in WP core the hook is used WordPress

wp-includes/capabilities.php 1360
add_filter( "auth_{$object_type}_meta_{$meta_key}_for_{$object_subtype}", $args['auth_callback'], 10, 6 );
wp-includes/capabilities.php 1362
add_filter( "auth_{$object_type}_meta_{$meta_key}", $args['auth_callback'], 10, 6 );
wp-includes/capabilities.php 1504
remove_filter( "auth_{$object_type}_meta_{$meta_key}_for_{$object_subtype}", $args['auth_callback'] );
wp-includes/capabilities.php 1506
remove_filter( "auth_{$object_type}_meta_{$meta_key}", $args['auth_callback'] );