Retrieve the terms in a taxonomy or list of taxonomies. Returns an array of term objects, or a WP_Error object if any of the taxonomies to get terms from does not exist.

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Get the the top-level parent of a custom taxonomy term

How would I get the top-level parent of a given term? I am using wp_get_object_terms to get taxonomy terms on posts, but instead of showing all tagged terms, I only want to show tagged terms' ...
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get_terms by custom post type

I have two custom post types 'country' and 'city' and a shared taxonomy 'flag'. If I use: <?php $flags = get_terms('flag', 'orderby=name&hide_empty=0'); I get a list of all terms in the ...
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get_post_terms not working as expected

I have a custom post type called "Fruit" and under this I have a hierarchical taxonomy called, "Fruit Categories" When I create a new post under Fruit, I am able to assign it to a "term" - like you ...
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Control term order on a per-post basis

I have a taxonomy in which term order matters, but varies from post to post. So I want to be able to set the order that terms are displayed in on a per-post basis: My first post | Tagged: Apples, ...
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How to only list the child terms of a taxonomy and not their parents?

I'm creating an age select menu in the admin, populated from a taxonomy of age. The taxonomy is hierarchical as follows: 18-25 (parent, ID 183) 18 (child) 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26-30 (parent, ID ...
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get_terms vs. get_categories: does it matter?

I'm fairly new to wordpress and am coming across new things each day - one was today when I happened across get_terms and noticed that it was basically the same as get_category. Any particular ...
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get term by id without taxonomy

Can I get the term by it's id without knowing to whish taxonomy it belongs? I have a meta field that stores term ids, but doesn't store the taxonomy. However, all the get_term function have taxonomy ...
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Does WordPress Offer a Way to Find All of the Categories that Don't Have Children?

Background As discussed in Is There a Difference Between Taxonomies and Categories, taxonomies refer to a generalized system of classification and organization of objects or data. In the case of ...
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get_terms orderby name as numbers

I have a custom taxonomy filled with terms such as 'volume 1', 'volume 2', 'issue 1', 'issue 2', 'issue 10' and get_terms orderby name returns list as: issue 1, issue 10, issue 2 though I need it to ...
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Display Terms for all posts in Current Archive or Query

I am using the following code to create a list of linked terms belonging to a taxonomy. <?php $taxonomy = 'taxonomy_name'; $queried_term = get_query_var($taxonomy); $terms = get_terms($taxonomy, ...
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Issue on Counting CPT's Under Taxonomy Term

I am using this code to count number of Custom Post Type $tax_terms = get_terms($tax, $args); foreach ($tax_terms as $tax_term) { echo '<li>' . '<a href="' . ...
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Listing child terms of parent term

I'm using the following code to generate a list of only the child terms within my taxonomy. What I'd also like to do is display a list of the child terms for each parent category on a ...
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Term begins with a letter

I had a template that relied on $terms = get_terms( "ingredient", array( 'name__like' => $letter ) ); to return all posts where the custom taxonomy ingredient begins with $letter. The behaviour ...
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How to get the top most term (top ancestor) of a custom taxonomy child term?

I need to get the topmost term (top level ancestor) of a taxonomy term. Suppose the following term hierarchy: North America United States New York New York ...
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Echo used hierarchical taxonomies parent name

I want to echo my hierarchical taxonomies parents which I used in my posts. I've see answers about that, but no one didn't help me. To get all taxonomies, currently I use <?php the_terms( ...
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Get Current Custom Taxonomy ID by Post ID

If I know the current post id that i have in the variable $pid I use $terms = get_the_terms($pid, 'custom_category'); How do I get just the term id/term_taxonomy_id if I var_dump $terms I see what ...
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Using get_terms() to list terms from one custom taxonomy AND from one specific built-in category

I'm trying to get the terms of a taxonomy (kind) and the number of content they have but only for a specific category (get_parent_page_slug() = city name = category slug). This is what I have so far: ...