WP_REST_Terms_Controller::delete_item_permissions_check( WP_REST_Request $request )

Checks if a request has access to delete the specified term.

Description Description

Parameters Parameters


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

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Return Return

(bool|WP_Error) True if the request has access to delete the item, otherwise false or WP_Error object.

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Source Source

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

	public function delete_item_permissions_check( $request ) {
		$term = $this->get_term( $request['id'] );
		if ( is_wp_error( $term ) ) {
			return $term;

		if ( ! current_user_can( 'delete_term', $term->term_id ) ) {
			return new WP_Error( 'rest_cannot_delete', __( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to delete this term.' ), array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() ) );

		return true;

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Version Description
4.7.0 Introduced.

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