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wp_term_is_shared() WP 4.4.0

Determine whether a term is shared between multiple taxonomies.

Shared taxonomy terms began to be split in 4.3, but failed cron tasks or other delays in upgrade routines may cause shared terms to remain.

No Hooks.


true/false. Returns false if a term is not shared between multiple taxonomies or if splittng shared taxonomy terms is finished.


wp_term_is_shared( $term_id );
$term_id(int) (required)
Term ID.

Code of wp term is shared: wp-includes/taxonomy.php VER 5.1.1

function wp_term_is_shared( $term_id ) {
	global $wpdb;

	if ( get_option( 'finished_splitting_shared_terms' ) ) {
		return false;

	$tt_count = $wpdb->get_var( $wpdb->prepare( "SELECT COUNT(*) FROM $wpdb->term_taxonomy WHERE term_id = %d", $term_id ) );

	return $tt_count > 1;