LLMS_User_Permissions::edit_others_lms_content( bool[] $allcaps, string[] $cap, array $args )

Handle capabilities checks for lms content to allow *editing* content based on course instructor

Parameters Parameters


(bool[]) (Required) Array of key/value pairs where keys represent a capability name and boolean values represent whether the user has that capability.


(string[]) (Required) Required primitive capabilities for the requested capability.


(array) (Required) Arguments that accompany the requested capability check.

  • (string) Requested capability.
  • '1'
    (int) Concerned user ID.
  • '...$2'
    (mixed) Optional second and further parameters, typically object ID.

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Return Return


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Source Source

File: includes/class.llms.user.permissions.php

	public function edit_others_lms_content( $allcaps, $cap, $args ) {

		 * this might be a problem
		 * this happens when in wp-admin/includes/post.php
		 * when actually creating/updating a course
		 * and no post_id is passed in $args[2].
		if ( empty( $args[2] ) ) {
			$allcaps[ $cap[0] ] = true;
			return $allcaps;

		$instructor = llms_get_instructor( $args[1] );
		if ( $instructor && $instructor->is_instructor( $args[2] ) ) {
			$allcaps[ $cap[0] ] = true;

		return $allcaps;


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Version Description
3.13.0 Introduced.

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