WP_REST_Post_Types_Controller::get_item( WP_REST_Request $request )

Retrieves a specific post type.


Parameters

$request

(Required) Full details about the request.


Return

(WP_Error|WP_REST_Response) Response object on success, or WP_Error object on failure.


Source

File: wp-includes/rest-api/endpoints/class-wp-rest-post-types-controller.php

	public function get_item( $request ) {
		$obj = get_post_type_object( $request['type'] );

		if ( empty( $obj ) ) {
			return new WP_Error( 'rest_type_invalid', __( 'Invalid post type.' ), array( 'status' => 404 ) );
		}

		if ( empty( $obj->show_in_rest ) ) {
			return new WP_Error( 'rest_cannot_read_type', __( 'Cannot view post type.' ), array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() ) );
		}

		if ( 'edit' === $request['context'] && ! current_user_can( $obj->cap->edit_posts ) ) {
			return new WP_Error( 'rest_forbidden_context', __( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to edit posts in this post type.' ), array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() ) );
		}

		$data = $this->prepare_item_for_response( $obj, $request );

		return rest_ensure_response( $data );
	}


Changelog

Changelog
Version Description
WP-4.7.0 Introduced.