apply_filters( ‘post_edit_category_parent_dropdown_args’, array $parent_dropdown_args )

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Filters the arguments for the taxonomy parent dropdown on the Post Edit page.


Array of arguments to generate parent dropdown.
  • taxonomy string
    Name of the taxonomy to retrieve.
  • hide_if_empty bool
    True to skip generating markup if no categories are found. Default 0.
  • name string
    Value for the 'name' attribute of the select element.
    Default "new{$tax_name}_parent".
  • orderby string
    Which column to use for ordering terms. Default 'name'.
  • hierarchical bool|int
    Whether to traverse the taxonomy hierarchy. Default 1.
  • show_option_none string
    Text to display for the "none" option.
    Default "— {$parent} —", where $parent is 'parent_item' taxonomy label.


$parent_dropdown_args = apply_filters( 'post_edit_category_parent_dropdown_args', $parent_dropdown_args );



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