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WP_REST_Posts_Controller::handle_terms() protected WP 4.7.0

Updates the post's terms from a REST request.

{} It's a method of the class: WP_REST_Posts_Controller{}

No Hooks.

Return

null/WP_Error. WP_Error on an error assigning any of the terms, otherwise null.

Usage

// protected - for code of main (parent) or child class
$result = $this->handle_terms( $post_id, $request );
$post_id(int) (required)
The post ID to update the terms form.
$request(WP_REST_Request) (required)
The request object with post and terms data.

Changelog

Since 4.7.0 Introduced.

Code of WP_REST_Posts_Controller::handle_terms() WP 5.5.1

<?php
protected function handle_terms( $post_id, $request ) {
	$taxonomies = wp_list_filter( get_object_taxonomies( $this->post_type, 'objects' ), array( 'show_in_rest' => true ) );

	foreach ( $taxonomies as $taxonomy ) {
		$base = ! empty( $taxonomy->rest_base ) ? $taxonomy->rest_base : $taxonomy->name;

		if ( ! isset( $request[ $base ] ) ) {
			continue;
		}

		$result = wp_set_object_terms( $post_id, $request[ $base ], $taxonomy->name );

		if ( is_wp_error( $result ) ) {
			return $result;
		}
	}
}