terms_pre_query filter-hookWP 5.3.0

Filters the terms array before the query takes place.

Return a non-null value to bypass WordPress' default term queries.


add_filter( 'terms_pre_query', 'wp_kama_terms_pre_query_filter', 10, 2 );
function wp_kama_terms_pre_query_filter( $terms, $query ){
	// filter...

	return $terms;
Return an array of term data to short-circuit WP's term query, or null to allow WP queries to run normally.
The WP_Term_Query instance, passed by reference.


Since 5.3.0 Introduced.

Where the hook is called

wp-includes/class-wp-term-query.php 739
$this->terms = apply_filters_ref_array( 'terms_pre_query', array( $this->terms, &$this ) );

Where the hook is used in WordPress

Usage not found.