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get_posts_by_author_sql ›

Since3.0.0
Deprecatedn/a
get_posts_by_author_sql ( $post_type, $full = true, $post_author = null, $public_only = false )
Parameters: (4)
  • (array|string) $post_type Single post type or an array of post types.
    Required: Yes
  • (bool) $full Optional. Returns a full WHERE statement instead of just an 'andalso' term. Default true.
    Required: No
    Default: true
  • (int) $post_author Optional. Query posts having a single author ID. Default null.
    Required: No
    Default: null
  • (bool) $public_only Optional. Only return public posts. Skips cap checks for $current_user. Default false.
    Required: No
    Default: false
See:
Returns:
  • (string) SQL WHERE code that can be added to a query.
Defined at:
Codex:
Change Log:
  • 4.3.0

Retrieve the post SQL based on capability, author, and type.



Source

function get_posts_by_author_sql( $post_type, $full = true, $post_author = null, $public_only = false ) {
	global $wpdb;

	if ( is_array( $post_type ) ) {
		$post_types = $post_type;
	} else {
		$post_types = array( $post_type );
	}

	$post_type_clauses = array();
	foreach ( $post_types as $post_type ) {
		$post_type_obj = get_post_type_object( $post_type );
		if ( ! $post_type_obj ) {
			continue;
		}

		/**
		 * Filters the capability to read private posts for a custom post type
		 * when generating SQL for getting posts by author.
		 *
		 * @since 2.2.0
		 * @deprecated 3.2.0 The hook transitioned from "somewhat useless" to "totally useless".
		 *
		 * @param string $cap Capability.
		 */
		if ( ! $cap = apply_filters( 'pub_priv_sql_capability', '' ) ) {
			$cap = current_user_can( $post_type_obj->cap->read_private_posts );
		}

		// Only need to check the cap if $public_only is false.
		$post_status_sql = "post_status = 'publish'";
		if ( false === $public_only ) {
			if ( $cap ) {
				// Does the user have the capability to view private posts? Guess so.
				$post_status_sql .= " OR post_status = 'private'";
			} elseif ( is_user_logged_in() ) {
				// Users can view their own private posts.
				$id = get_current_user_id();
				if ( null === $post_author || ! $full ) {
					$post_status_sql .= " OR post_status = 'private' AND post_author = $id";
				} elseif ( $id == (int) $post_author ) {
					$post_status_sql .= " OR post_status = 'private'";
				} // else none
			} // else none
		}

		$post_type_clauses[] = "( post_type = '" . $post_type . "' AND ( $post_status_sql ) )";
	}

	if ( empty( $post_type_clauses ) ) {
		return $full ? 'WHERE 1 = 0' : '1 = 0';
	}

	$sql = '( ' . implode( ' OR ', $post_type_clauses ) . ' )';

	if ( null !== $post_author ) {
		$sql .= $wpdb->prepare( ' AND post_author = %d', $post_author );
	}

	if ( $full ) {
		$sql = 'WHERE ' . $sql;
	}

	return $sql;
}