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post_edit_category_parent_dropdown_args filter-hook . WP 4.4.0

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


add_filter( 'post_edit_category_parent_dropdown_args', 'filter_function_name_5671' );
function filter_function_name_5671( $parent_dropdown_args ){
	// filter...

	return $parent_dropdown_args;

Optional. Array of arguments to generate parent dropdown.

  • $taxonomy (string)
    Name of the taxonomy to retrieve.

  • $hide_if_empty (true/false)
    True to skip generating markup if no categories are found.

  • $name (string)
    Value for the 'name' attribute of the select element.
    Default: "new{$tax_name}_parent"

  • $orderby (string)
    Which column to use for ordering terms.
    Default: 'name'

  • $hierarchical (true/false/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


Since 4.4.0 Introduced.

Where the hook is called

wp-admin/includes/meta-boxes.php 665
$parent_dropdown_args = apply_filters( 'post_edit_category_parent_dropdown_args', $parent_dropdown_args );

Where in WP core the hook is used

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