WP_REST_Users_Controller::delete_item( WP_REST_Request $request )

Deletes a single user.


Description Description


Parameters Parameters

$request

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


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Return Return

(WP_REST_Response|WP_Error) Response object on success, or WP_Error object on failure.


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Source Source

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

	public function delete_item( $request ) {
		// We don't support delete requests in multisite.
		if ( is_multisite() ) {
			return new WP_Error( 'rest_cannot_delete', __( 'The user cannot be deleted.' ), array( 'status' => 501 ) );
		}
		$user = $this->get_user( $request['id'] );
		if ( is_wp_error( $user ) ) {
			return $user;
		}

		$id       = $user->ID;
		$reassign = false === $request['reassign'] ? null : absint( $request['reassign'] );
		$force    = isset( $request['force'] ) ? (bool) $request['force'] : false;

		// We don't support trashing for users.
		if ( ! $force ) {
			/* translators: %s: force=true */
			return new WP_Error( 'rest_trash_not_supported', sprintf( __( "Users do not support trashing. Set '%s' to delete." ), 'force=true' ), array( 'status' => 501 ) );
		}

		if ( ! empty( $reassign ) ) {
			if ( $reassign === $id || ! get_userdata( $reassign ) ) {
				return new WP_Error( 'rest_user_invalid_reassign', __( 'Invalid user ID for reassignment.' ), array( 'status' => 400 ) );
			}
		}

		$request->set_param( 'context', 'edit' );

		$previous = $this->prepare_item_for_response( $user, $request );

		/** Include admin user functions to get access to wp_delete_user() */
		require_once ABSPATH . 'wp-admin/includes/user.php';

		$result = wp_delete_user( $id, $reassign );

		if ( ! $result ) {
			return new WP_Error( 'rest_cannot_delete', __( 'The user cannot be deleted.' ), array( 'status' => 500 ) );
		}

		$response = new WP_REST_Response();
		$response->set_data( array( 'deleted' => true, 'previous' => $previous->get_data() ) );

		/**
		 * Fires immediately after a user is deleted via the REST API.
		 *
		 * @since 4.7.0
		 *
		 * @param WP_User          $user     The user data.
		 * @param WP_REST_Response $response The response returned from the API.
		 * @param WP_REST_Request  $request  The request sent to the API.
		 */
		do_action( 'rest_delete_user', $user, $response, $request );

		return $response;
	}

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Version Description
4.7.0 Introduced.


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