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Timestamp:
08/18/2017 06:30:28 PM (6 years ago)
Author:
flixos90
Message:

Role/Capability: Introduce capabilities dedicated to installing and updating language files.

The new meta capabilities are called install_languages and update_languages. Prior to this change, there were no proper capability checks applied. Instead only the filesystem and related constants were checked, and for actual permissions a rather vague fallback was used where a user needed to have at least one of the other updating capabilities. In addition to being generally more verbose, the new capabilities make it possible for example to allow a user to update languages, but nothing else. By default they fall back to the original way of how they were handled.

Props johnbillion, flixos90.
Fixes #39677.

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  • trunk/src/wp-admin/options-general.php

    r41254 r41268  
    152152                'languages'    => $languages,
    153153                'translations' => $translations,
    154                 'show_available_translations' => ( ! is_multisite() || is_super_admin() ) && wp_can_install_language_pack(),
     154                'show_available_translations' => current_user_can( 'install_languages' ),
    155155            ) );
    156156
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