apply_filters( 'quick_edit_show_taxonomy', bool $show_in_quick_edit, string $taxonomy_name, string $post_type )

Filters whether the current taxonomy should be shown in the Quick Edit panel.



(bool) Whether to show the current taxonomy in Quick Edit.


(string) Taxonomy name.


(string) Post type of current Quick Edit post.

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File: wp-admin/includes/class-wp-posts-list-table.php

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Version Description
4.2.0 Introduced.

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User Contributed Notes

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    Contributed by Steven Slack
     * Hide tags from quick edit if user does not have admin priviledges
    function hide_tags_from_quick_edit( $show_in_quick_edit, $taxonomy_name, $post_type ) {
        if ( 'post_tag' === $taxonomy_name && ! current_user_can( 'manage_options' ) ) {
            return false;
        } else {
            return $show_in_quick_edit;
    add_filter( 'quick_edit_show_taxonomy', 'hide_tags_from_quick_edit', 10, 3 );

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