Summery Summery

Checks if a request has access to read or edit the specified term.

Syntax Syntax

WP_REST_Terms_Controller::get_item_permissions_check( WP_REST_Request $request )

Parameters Parameters


(WP_REST_Request) (Required) Full details about the request.

Return Return

(bool|WP_Error) True if the request has read access for the item, otherwise false or WP_Error object.

Source Source

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

	public function get_item_permissions_check( $request ) {
		$term = $this->get_term( $request['id'] );

		if ( is_wp_error( $term ) ) {
			return $term;

		if ( 'edit' === $request['context'] && ! current_user_can( 'edit_term', $term->term_id ) ) {
			return new WP_Error(
				__( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to edit this term.' ),
				array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() )

		return true;


Changelog Changelog

Version Description
4.7.0 Introduced.


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