WP_REST_Templates_Controller::permissions_check( WP_REST_Request $request )

Checks if the user has permissions to make the request.

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, WP_Error object otherwise.

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Source Source

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

	protected function permissions_check( $request ) {
		// Verify if the current user has edit_theme_options capability.
		// This capability is required to edit/view/delete templates.
		if ( ! current_user_can( 'edit_theme_options' ) ) {
			return new WP_Error(
				__( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to access the templates on this site.' ),
					'status' => rest_authorization_required_code(),

		return true;

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Version Description
5.8.0 Introduced.

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