WordPress Core Data Edit

Namespace: core.

Selectors Selectors

# canUser

Returns whether the current user can perform the given action on the given
REST resource.

Calling this may trigger an OPTIONS request to the REST API via the
canUser() resolver.

https://developer.wordpress.org/rest-api/reference/

Parameters

  • state Object: Data state.
  • action string: Action to check. One of: ‘create’, ‘read’, ‘update’, ‘delete’.
  • resource string: REST resource to check, e.g. ‘media’ or ‘posts’.
  • id [string]: Optional ID of the rest resource to check.

Returns

  • (boolean|undefined): Whether or not the user can perform the action, or undefined if the OPTIONS request is still being made.

# getAuthors

Returns all available authors.

Parameters

  • state Object: Data state.

Returns

  • Array: Authors list.

# getAutosave

Returns the autosave for the post and author.

Parameters

  • state Object: State tree.
  • postType string: The type of the parent post.
  • postId number: The id of the parent post.
  • authorId number: The id of the author.

Returns

  • ?Object: The autosave for the post and author.

# getAutosaves

Returns the latest autosaves for the post.

May return multiple autosaves since the backend stores one autosave per
author for each post.

Parameters

  • state Object: State tree.
  • postType string: The type of the parent post.
  • postId number: The id of the parent post.

Returns

  • ?Array: An array of autosaves for the post, or undefined if there is none.

# getCurrentUser

Returns the current user.

Parameters

  • state Object: Data state.

Returns

  • Object: Current user object.

# getEditedEntityRecord

Returns the specified entity record, merged with its edits.

Parameters

  • state Object: State tree.
  • kind string: Entity kind.
  • name string: Entity name.
  • recordId number: Record ID.

Returns

  • ?Object: The entity record, merged with its edits.

# getEmbedPreview

Returns the embed preview for the given URL.

Parameters

  • state Object: Data state.
  • url string: Embedded URL.

Returns

  • *: Undefined if the preview has not been fetched, otherwise, the preview fetched from the embed preview API.

# getEntitiesByKind

Returns whether the entities for the give kind are loaded.

Parameters

  • state Object: Data state.
  • kind string: Entity kind.

Returns

  • boolean: Whether the entities are loaded

# getEntity

Returns the entity object given its kind and name.

Parameters

  • state Object: Data state.
  • kind string: Entity kind.
  • name string: Entity name.

Returns

  • Object: Entity

# getEntityRecord

Returns the Entity’s record object by key.

Parameters

  • state Object: State tree
  • kind string: Entity kind.
  • name string: Entity name.
  • key number: Record’s key

Returns

  • ?Object: Record.

# getEntityRecordEdits

Returns the specified entity record’s edits.

Parameters

  • state Object: State tree.
  • kind string: Entity kind.
  • name string: Entity name.
  • recordId number: Record ID.

Returns

  • ?Object: The entity record’s edits.

# getEntityRecordNonTransientEdits

Returns the specified entity record’s non transient edits.

Transient edits don’t create an undo level, and
are not considered for change detection.
They are defined in the entity’s config.

Parameters

  • state Object: State tree.
  • kind string: Entity kind.
  • name string: Entity name.
  • recordId number: Record ID.

Returns

  • ?Object: The entity record’s non transient edits.

# getEntityRecords

Returns the Entity’s records.

Parameters

  • state Object: State tree
  • kind string: Entity kind.
  • name string: Entity name.
  • query ?Object: Optional terms query.

Returns

  • Array: Records.

# getLastEntitySaveError

Returns the specified entity record’s last save error.

Parameters

  • state Object: State tree.
  • kind string: Entity kind.
  • name string: Entity name.
  • recordId number: Record ID.

Returns

  • ?Object: The entity record’s save error.

# getRawEntityRecord

Returns the entity’s record object by key,
with its attributes mapped to their raw values.

Parameters

  • state Object: State tree.
  • kind string: Entity kind.
  • name string: Entity name.
  • key number: Record’s key.

Returns

  • ?Object: Object with the entity’s raw attributes.

# getRedoEdit

Returns the next edit from the current undo offset
for the entity records edits history, if any.

Parameters

  • state Object: State tree.

Returns

  • ?Object: The edit.

# getReferenceByDistinctEdits

Returns a new reference when edited values have changed. This is useful in
inferring where an edit has been made between states by comparison of the
return values using strict equality.

Usage

const hasEditOccurred = (
   getReferenceByDistinctEdits( beforeState ) !==
   getReferenceByDistinctEdits( afterState )
);

Parameters

  • state Object: Editor state.

Returns

  • *: A value whose reference will change only when an edit occurs.

# getThemeSupports

Return theme supports data in the index.

Parameters

  • state Object: Data state.

Returns

  • *: Index data.

# getUndoEdit

Returns the previous edit from the current undo offset
for the entity records edits history, if any.

Parameters

  • state Object: State tree.

Returns

  • ?Object: The edit.

# getUserQueryResults

Returns all the users returned by a query ID.

Parameters

  • state Object: Data state.
  • queryID string: Query ID.

Returns

  • Array: Users list.

# hasEditsForEntityRecord

Returns true if the specified entity record has edits,
and false otherwise.

Parameters

  • state Object: State tree.
  • kind string: Entity kind.
  • name string: Entity name.
  • recordId number: Record ID.

Returns

  • boolean: Whether the entity record has edits or not.

# hasFetchedAutosaves

Returns true if the REST request for autosaves has completed.

Parameters

  • state Object: State tree.
  • postType string: The type of the parent post.
  • postId number: The id of the parent post.

Returns

  • boolean: True if the REST request was completed. False otherwise.

# hasRedo

Returns true if there is a next edit from the current undo offset
for the entity records edits history, and false otherwise.

Parameters

  • state Object: State tree.

Returns

  • boolean: Whether there is a next edit or not.

# hasUndo

Returns true if there is a previous edit from the current undo offset
for the entity records edits history, and false otherwise.

Parameters

  • state Object: State tree.

Returns

  • boolean: Whether there is a previous edit or not.

# hasUploadPermissions

Deprecated since 5.0. Callers should use the more generic canUser() selector instead of hasUploadPermissions(), e.g. canUser( 'create', 'media' ).

Returns whether the current user can upload media.

Calling this may trigger an OPTIONS request to the REST API via the
canUser() resolver.

https://developer.wordpress.org/rest-api/reference/

Parameters

  • state Object: Data state.

Returns

  • boolean: Whether or not the user can upload media. Defaults to true if the OPTIONS request is being made.

# isAutosavingEntityRecord

Returns true if the specified entity record is autosaving, and false otherwise.

Parameters

  • state Object: State tree.
  • kind string: Entity kind.
  • name string: Entity name.
  • recordId number: Record ID.

Returns

  • boolean: Whether the entity record is autosaving or not.

# isPreviewEmbedFallback

Determines if the returned preview is an oEmbed link fallback.

WordPress can be configured to return a simple link to a URL if it is not embeddable.
We need to be able to determine if a URL is embeddable or not, based on what we
get back from the oEmbed preview API.

Parameters

  • state Object: Data state.
  • url string: Embedded URL.

Returns

  • boolean: Is the preview for the URL an oEmbed link fallback.

# isRequestingEmbedPreview

Returns true if a request is in progress for embed preview data, or false
otherwise.

Parameters

  • state Object: Data state.
  • url string: URL the preview would be for.

Returns

  • boolean: Whether a request is in progress for an embed preview.

# isSavingEntityRecord

Returns true if the specified entity record is saving, and false otherwise.

Parameters

  • state Object: State tree.
  • kind string: Entity kind.
  • name string: Entity name.
  • recordId number: Record ID.

Returns

  • boolean: Whether the entity record is saving or not.

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Actions Actions

# addEntities

Returns an action object used in adding new entities.

Parameters

  • entities Array: Entities received.

Returns

  • Object: Action object.

# editEntityRecord

Returns an action object that triggers an
edit to an entity record.

Parameters

  • kind string: Kind of the edited entity record.
  • name string: Name of the edited entity record.
  • recordId number: Record ID of the edited entity record.
  • edits Object: The edits.
  • options Object: Options for the edit.
  • options.undoIgnore boolean: Whether to ignore the edit in undo history or not.

Returns

  • Object: Action object.

# receiveAutosaves

Returns an action object used in signalling that the autosaves for a
post have been received.

Parameters

  • postId number: The id of the post that is parent to the autosave.
  • autosaves (Array|Object): An array of autosaves or singular autosave object.

Returns

  • Object: Action object.

# receiveCurrentUser

Returns an action used in signalling that the current user has been received.

Parameters

  • currentUser Object: Current user object.

Returns

  • Object: Action object.

# receiveEmbedPreview

Returns an action object used in signalling that the preview data for
a given URl has been received.

Parameters

  • url string: URL to preview the embed for.
  • preview *: Preview data.

Returns

  • Object: Action object.

# receiveEntityRecords

Returns an action object used in signalling that entity records have been received.

Parameters

  • kind string: Kind of the received entity.
  • name string: Name of the received entity.
  • records (Array|Object): Records received.
  • query ?Object: Query Object.
  • invalidateCache ?boolean: Should invalidate query caches

Returns

  • Object: Action object.

# receiveThemeSupports

Returns an action object used in signalling that the index has been received.

Parameters

  • themeSupports Object: Theme support for the current theme.

Returns

  • Object: Action object.

# receiveUploadPermissions

Returns an action object used in signalling that Upload permissions have been received.

Parameters

  • hasUploadPermissions boolean: Does the user have permission to upload files?

Returns

  • Object: Action object.

# receiveUserPermission

Returns an action object used in signalling that the current user has
permission to perform an action on a REST resource.

Parameters

  • key string: A key that represents the action and REST resource.
  • isAllowed boolean: Whether or not the user can perform the action.

Returns

  • Object: Action object.

# receiveUserQuery

Returns an action object used in signalling that authors have been received.

Parameters

  • queryID string: Query ID.
  • users (Array|Object): Users received.

Returns

  • Object: Action object.

# redo

Action triggered to redo the last undoed
edit to an entity record, if any.

# saveEditedEntityRecord

Action triggered to save an entity record’s edits.

Parameters

  • kind string: Kind of the entity.
  • name string: Name of the entity.
  • recordId Object: ID of the record.
  • options Object: Saving options.

# saveEntityRecord

Action triggered to save an entity record.

Parameters

  • kind string: Kind of the received entity.
  • name string: Name of the received entity.
  • record Object: Record to be saved.
  • options Object: Saving options.

# undo

Action triggered to undo the last edit to
an entity record, if any.