WP_REST_Plugins_Controller::get_item_permissions_check( WP_REST_Request $request )

Checks if a given request has access to get a specific plugin.

Parameters Parameters


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

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Return Return

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

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Source Source

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

	public function get_item_permissions_check( $request ) {
		if ( ! current_user_can( 'activate_plugins' ) ) {
			return new WP_Error(
				__( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to manage plugins for this site.' ),
				array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() )

		$can_read = $this->check_read_permission( $request['plugin'] );

		if ( is_wp_error( $can_read ) ) {
			return $can_read;

		return true;

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Version Description
5.5.0 Introduced.

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