Checks whether the user can read widget types.

Return Return

(true|WP_Error) True if the widget type is visible, WP_Error otherwise.

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Source Source

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

	protected function check_read_permission() {
		if ( ! current_user_can( 'edit_theme_options' ) ) {
			return new WP_Error(
				__( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to manage widgets on this site.' ),
					'status' => rest_authorization_required_code(),

		return true;

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Version Description
5.8.0 Introduced.

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