Alert: This function’s access is marked private. This means it is not intended for use by plugin or theme developers, only in other core functions. It is listed here for completeness.

_update_term_count_on_transition_post_status( string $new_status, string $old_status, WP_Post $post )

Updates the custom taxonomies’ term counts when a post’s status is changed.


For example, default posts term counts (for custom taxonomies) don’t include private / draft posts.

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$new_status string Required
New post status.
$old_status string Required
Old post status.
$post WP_Post Required
Post object.

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File: wp-includes/post.php. View all references

function _update_term_count_on_transition_post_status( $new_status, $old_status, $post ) {
	// Update counts for the post's terms.
	foreach ( (array) get_object_taxonomies( $post->post_type ) as $taxonomy ) {
		$tt_ids = wp_get_object_terms( $post->ID, $taxonomy, array( 'fields' => 'tt_ids' ) );
		wp_update_term_count( $tt_ids, $taxonomy );

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Version Description
3.3.0 Introduced.

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