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WP provides a function to insert terms:

<?php wp_insert_term( $term, $taxonomy, $args = array() ); ?> 

I have 60 $terms, each has its own $args, I want to prepare the 60 terms as an array, then, insert them at once. Is this posible? How?

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This is a great question and probably a lack in wordpress API. Considering more than 600 terms the insertions are really slow ! – snowflake Dec 14 '15 at 15:21
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As far as the codex for wp_insert_term says, it is not possible to insert an array directly. Put all your terms in an array, then foreach over it and inside every turn, call wp_insert_term once per term.

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