WP_REST_Posts_Controller::delete_item_permissions_check( WP_REST_Request $request )

Checks if a given request has access to delete a post.


Parameters

$request

(Required) Full details about the request.


Return

(true|WP_Error) True if the request has access to delete the item, WP_Error object otherwise.


Source

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

	public function delete_item_permissions_check( $request ) {
		$post = $this->get_post( $request['id'] );
		if ( is_wp_error( $post ) ) {
			return $post;
		}

		if ( $post && ! $this->check_delete_permission( $post ) ) {
			return new WP_Error( 'rest_cannot_delete', __( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to delete this post.' ), array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() ) );
		}

		return true;
	}


Changelog

Changelog
Version Description
WP-4.7.0 Introduced.