apply_filters( "auth_{$object_type}_meta_{$meta_key}_for_{$object_subtype}", bool $allowed, string $meta_key, int $object_id, int $user_id, string $cap, string[] $caps )

Filters whether the user is allowed to edit a specific meta key of a specific object type and subtype.

Description Description

The dynamic portions of the hook name, $object_type, $meta_key, and $object_subtype, refer to the metadata object type (comment, post, term or user), the meta key value, and the object subtype respectively.

Parameters Parameters


(bool) Whether the user can add the object meta. Default false.


(string) The meta key.


(int) Object ID.


(int) User ID.


(string) Capability name.


(string[]) Array of the user's capabilities.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/capabilities.php

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Version Description
4.9.8 Introduced.

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