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rest_(taxonomy)_query filter-hook . WP 4.7.0

Filters get_terms() arguments when querying terms via the REST API.

The dynamic portion of the hook name, $this->taxonomy, refers to the taxonomy slug.

Possible hook names include:

  • rest_category_query
  • rest_post_tag_query

Enables adding extra arguments or setting defaults for a terms collection request.


add_filter( 'rest_(taxonomy)_query', 'filter_function_name_5560', 10, 2 );
function filter_function_name_5560( $prepared_args, $request ){
	// filter...

	return $prepared_args;
Array of arguments for get_terms().
The REST API request.


Since 4.7.0 Introduced.

Where the hook is called

wp-includes/rest-api/endpoints/class-wp-rest-terms-controller.php 255
$prepared_args = apply_filters( "rest_{$this->taxonomy}_query", $prepared_args, $request );

Where in WP core the hook is used WordPress

Usage not found.