WP_REST_Plugins_Controller::delete_item( WP_REST_Request $request )

Deletes one plugin from the site.


Parameters Parameters

$request

(WP_REST_Request) (Required) Full details about the request.


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Return Return

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


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Source Source

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

	public function delete_item( $request ) {
		require_once ABSPATH . 'wp-admin/includes/file.php';
		require_once ABSPATH . 'wp-admin/includes/plugin.php';

		$data = $this->get_plugin_data( $request['plugin'] );

		if ( is_wp_error( $data ) ) {
			return $data;
		}

		if ( is_plugin_active( $request['plugin'] ) ) {
			return new WP_Error(
				'rest_cannot_delete_active_plugin',
				__( 'Cannot delete an active plugin. Please deactivate it first.' ),
				array( 'status' => 400 )
			);
		}

		$filesystem_available = $this->is_filesystem_available();
		if ( is_wp_error( $filesystem_available ) ) {
			return $filesystem_available;
		}

		$prepared = $this->prepare_item_for_response( $data, $request );
		$deleted  = delete_plugins( array( $request['plugin'] ) );

		if ( is_wp_error( $deleted ) ) {
			$deleted->add_data( array( 'status' => 500 ) );

			return $deleted;
		}

		return new WP_REST_Response(
			array(
				'deleted'  => true,
				'previous' => $prepared->get_data(),
			)
		);
	}


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5.5.0 Introduced.

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