do_action( ‘create_term’, int $term_id, int $tt_id, string $taxonomy, array $args )

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Fires immediately after a new term is created, before the term cache is cleaned.


The ‘create_$taxonomy’ hook is also available for targeting a specific taxonomy.


Term ID.
Term taxonomy ID.
Taxonomy slug.
Arguments passed to wp_insert_term() .
More Arguments from wp_insert_term( … $args )Array or query string of arguments for inserting a term.
  • alias_of string
    Slug of the term to make this term an alias of.
    Default empty string. Accepts a term slug.
  • description string
    The term description. Default empty string.
  • parent int
    The id of the parent term. Default 0.
  • slug string
    The term slug to use. Default empty string.


do_action( 'create_term', $term_id, $tt_id, $taxonomy, $args );


6.1.0The $args parameter was added.

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