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WP_REST_Posts_Controller::handle_status_param( string $post_status, object $post_type )

Determines validity and normalizes the given status parameter.

Description

Parameters

$post_status

(string) (Required) Post status.

$post_type

(object) (Required) Post type.

Return

(string|WP_Error) Post status or WP_Error if lacking the proper permission.

Source

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

protected function handle_status_param( $post_status, $post_type ) {

		switch ( $post_status ) {
			case 'draft':
			case 'pending':
				break;
			case 'private':
				if ( ! current_user_can( $post_type->cap->publish_posts ) ) {
					return new WP_Error( 'rest_cannot_publish', __( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to create private posts in this post type.' ), array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() ) );
				}
				break;
			case 'publish':
			case 'future':
				if ( ! current_user_can( $post_type->cap->publish_posts ) ) {
					return new WP_Error( 'rest_cannot_publish', __( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to publish posts in this post type.' ), array( 'status' => rest_authorization_required_code() ) );
				}
				break;
			default:
				if ( ! get_post_status_object( $post_status ) ) {
					$post_status = 'draft';
				}
				break;
		}

		return $post_status;
	}

Changelog

Version Description
4.7.0 Introduced.

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