wp_xmlrpc_server::wp_deletePost( array $args ): true|IXR_Error

Delete a post for any registered post type.


Description

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See also


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Parameters

$args array Required
Method arguments. Note: arguments must be ordered as documented.
  • blog_idint
    Blog ID (unused).
  • usernamestring
    Username.
  • passwordstring
    Password.
  • post_idint
    Post ID.

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Return

true|IXR_Error True on success, IXR_Error instance on failure.


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Source

File: wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php. View all references

public function wp_deletePost( $args ) {
	if ( ! $this->minimum_args( $args, 4 ) ) {
		return $this->error;
	}

	$this->escape( $args );

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

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

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

	$post = get_post( $post_id, ARRAY_A );
	if ( empty( $post['ID'] ) ) {
		return new IXR_Error( 404, __( 'Invalid post ID.' ) );
	}

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

	$result = wp_delete_post( $post_id );

	if ( ! $result ) {
		return new IXR_Error( 500, __( 'Sorry, the post could not be deleted.' ) );
	}

	return true;
}

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Changelog

Changelog
Version Description
3.4.0 Introduced.

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