[wp-hackers] Checking users permissions and fetching data via AJAX

Dmitry Tokmakov dmitry at getmoxied.net
Wed May 30 18:41:40 UTC 2012

Thanks for respond! 
I did find out about cookies. It's cool that you mentioned about wp_ajax_nopriv_{action} this is exactly what I need,

Digital Spin

On May 30, 2012, at 1:28 PM, scribu wrote:

> On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 12:48 AM, Dmitry Tokmakov <dmitry at getmoxied.net>wrote:
>> I am currently building an API to fetch posts based on category via AJAX
>> and will need to check users permissions before to make sure they can
>> access the requested content.  Can someone lend some insight on how to send
>> the cookie with AJAX or another way of accessing the data that is
>> appropriate to the user based on permissions.
> The cookies are sent automatically with each AJAX request, so you can use
> the same checks you would use normally.
> Also note that if the user isn't logged in, the wp_ajax_nopriv_{action}
> will be fired instead.
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