Summery Summery

Determines whether the upgrader needs FTP/SSH details in order to connect to the filesystem.

Syntax Syntax

Automatic_Upgrader_Skin::request_filesystem_credentials( bool $error = false, string $context = '', bool $allow_relaxed_file_ownership = false )

Parameters Parameters


(Optional) Whether the current request has failed to connect.

Default value: false


(Optional) Full path to the directory that is tested for being writable.

Default value: ''


(Optional) Whether to allow Group/World writable.

Default value: false

Return Return

(bool) True on success, false on failure.

Source Source

File: wp-admin/includes/class-automatic-upgrader-skin.php

	public function request_filesystem_credentials( $error = false, $context = '', $allow_relaxed_file_ownership = false ) {
		if ( $context ) {
			$this->options['context'] = $context;
		 * TODO: Fix up request_filesystem_credentials(), or split it, to allow us to request a no-output version.
		 * This will output a credentials form in event of failure. We don't want that, so just hide with a buffer.
		$result = parent::request_filesystem_credentials( $error, $context, $allow_relaxed_file_ownership );


Changelog Changelog

Version Description
4.6.0 The $context parameter default changed from false to an empty string.
3.7.0 Introduced.

See also See also


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