WP_REST_Posts_Controller::update_item_permissions_check( WP_REST_Request $request )

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


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Parameters Parameters

$request

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


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Return Return

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


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Source Source

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

	public function update_item_permissions_check( $request ) {

		$post = get_post( $request['id'] );
		$post_type = get_post_type_object( $this->post_type );

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

		if ( ! empty( $request['author'] ) && get_current_user_id() !== $request['author'] && ! current_user_can( $post_type->cap->edit_others_posts ) ) {
			return new WP_Error( 'rest_cannot_edit_others', __( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to update posts as this user.' ), array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() ) );
		}

		if ( ! empty( $request['sticky'] ) && ! current_user_can( $post_type->cap->edit_others_posts ) ) {
			return new WP_Error( 'rest_cannot_assign_sticky', __( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to make posts sticky.' ), array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() ) );
		}

		if ( ! $this->check_assign_terms_permission( $request ) ) {
			return new WP_Error( 'rest_cannot_assign_term', __( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to assign the provided terms.' ), array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() ) );
		}

		return true;
	}

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4.7.0 Introduced.


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