get_term_to_edit( int|object $id, string $taxonomy )

Sanitizes Term for editing.

Description Description

Return value is sanitize_term() and usage is for sanitizing the term for editing. Function is for contextual and simplicity.

Parameters Parameters


(int|object) (Required) Term ID or object.


(string) (Required) Taxonomy name.

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Return Return

(string|int|null|WP_Error) Will return empty string if $term is not an object.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/taxonomy.php

function get_term_to_edit( $id, $taxonomy ) {
	$term = get_term( $id, $taxonomy );

	if ( is_wp_error( $term ) ) {
		return $term;

	if ( ! is_object( $term ) ) {
		return '';

	return sanitize_term( $term, $taxonomy, 'edit' );

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Version Description
2.3.0 Introduced.

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