WP_REST_Sidebars_Controller::do_permissions_check(): true|WP_Error

Checks if the user has permissions to make the request.


true|WP_Error True if the request has read access, WP_Error object otherwise.

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File: wp-includes/rest-api/endpoints/class-wp-rest-sidebars-controller.php. View all references

protected function do_permissions_check() {
	 * Verify if the current user has edit_theme_options capability.
	 * This capability is required to access the widgets screen.
	if ( ! current_user_can( 'edit_theme_options' ) ) {
		return new WP_Error(
			__( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to manage widgets on this site.' ),
			array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() )

	return true;

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Version Description
5.8.0 Introduced.

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