rest_category_query filter-hookWP 4.7.0

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

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

This is one of the variants of the dynamic hook rest_(taxonomy)_query


add_filter( 'rest_category_query', 'wp_kama_rest_category_query_filter', 10, 2 );

 * Function for `rest_category_query` filter-hook.
 * @param array           $prepared_args Array of arguments for get_terms().
 * @param WP_REST_Request $request       The REST API request.
 * @return array
function wp_kama_rest_category_query_filter( $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 318
$prepared_args = apply_filters( "rest_{$this->taxonomy}_query", $prepared_args, $request );

Where the hook is used in WordPress

Usage not found.