current_user_can_for_blog ( $blog_id, $capability, $args )

  • (int) $blog_id Site ID.
  • (string) $capability Capability name.
  • (mixed) $args ...$args Optional further parameters, typically starting with an object ID.
  • (bool) Whether the user has the given capability.
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Returns whether the current user has the specified capability for a given site.

This function also accepts an ID of an object to check against if the capability is a meta capability. Meta capabilities such as edit_post and edit_user are capabilities used by the map_meta_cap() function to map to primitive capabilities that a user or role has, such as edit_posts and edit_others_posts.

Example usage:

current_user_can_for_blog( $blog_id, 'edit_posts' );
current_user_can_for_blog( $blog_id, 'edit_post', $post->ID );
current_user_can_for_blog( $blog_id, 'edit_post_meta', $post->ID, $meta_key );

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current_user_can, get_users_of_blog, remove_user_from_blog, get_currentuserinfo, current_theme_info

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