apply_filters( ‘taxonomy_parent_dropdown_args’, array $dropdown_args, string $taxonomy, string $context )

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Filters the taxonomy parent drop-down on the Edit Term page.


An array of taxonomy parent drop-down arguments.
  • hide_empty int|bool
    Whether to hide terms not attached to any posts. Default 0.
  • hide_if_empty bool
    Whether to hide the drop-down if no terms exist. Default false.
  • taxonomy string
    The taxonomy slug.
  • name string
    Value of the name attribute to use for the drop-down select element.
    Default 'parent'.
  • orderby string
    The field to order by. Default 'name'.
  • hierarchical bool
    Whether the taxonomy is hierarchical. Default true.
  • show_option_none string
    Label to display if there are no terms. Default 'None'.
The taxonomy slug.
Filter context. Accepts 'new' or 'edit'.


$dropdown_args = apply_filters( 'taxonomy_parent_dropdown_args', $dropdown_args, $taxonomy, 'new' );


4.2.0Added $context parameter.

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