wp_xmlrpc_server::wp_deleteCategory( array $args )

Remove category.


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Parameters Parameters

$args

(array) (Required) Method arguments. Note: arguments must be ordered as documented.

  • 'blog_id'
    (int) (unused)
  • 'username'
    (string)
  • 'password'
    (string)
  • 'category_id'
    (int)


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Return Return

(bool|IXR_Error) See wp_delete_term() for return info.


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Source Source

File: wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php

	public function wp_deleteCategory( $args ) {
		$this->escape( $args );

		$username    = $args[1];
		$password    = $args[2];
		$category_id = (int) $args[3];

		if ( !$user = $this->login($username, $password) )
			return $this->error;

		/** This action is documented in wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php */
		do_action( 'xmlrpc_call', 'wp.deleteCategory' );

		if ( ! current_user_can( 'delete_term', $category_id ) ) {
			return new IXR_Error( 401, __( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to delete this category.' ) );
		}

		$status = wp_delete_term( $category_id, 'category' );

		if ( true == $status ) {
			/**
			 * Fires after a category has been successfully deleted via XML-RPC.
			 *
			 * @since 3.4.0
			 *
			 * @param int   $category_id ID of the deleted category.
			 * @param array $args        An array of arguments to delete the category.
			 */
			do_action( 'xmlrpc_call_success_wp_deleteCategory', $category_id, $args );
		}

		return $status;
	}

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Version Description
2.5.0 Introduced.


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