wp_create_term( int|string $tag_name, string $taxonomy = 'post_tag' )

Add a new term to the database if it does not already exist.


Description Description


Parameters Parameters

$tag_name

(int|string) (Required)

$taxonomy

(string) (Optional) The taxonomy for which to retrieve terms.

Default value: 'post_tag'


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Return Return

(array|WP_Error)


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Source Source

File: wp-admin/includes/taxonomy.php

function wp_create_term($tag_name, $taxonomy = 'post_tag') {
	if ( $id = term_exists($tag_name, $taxonomy) )
		return $id;

	return wp_insert_term($tag_name, $taxonomy);
}

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Version Description
2.8.0 Introduced.


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