WP_REST_Users_Controller::delete_item_permissions_check( WP_REST_Request $request )

Checks if a given request has access delete a user.

Description Description

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 access to delete the item, WP_Error object otherwise.

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Source Source

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

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

		if ( ! current_user_can( 'delete_user', $user->ID ) ) {
			return new WP_Error( 'rest_user_cannot_delete', __( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to delete this user.' ), array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() ) );

		return true;

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Version Description
4.7.0 Introduced.

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