wp_get_split_term( int $old_term_id, string $taxonomy )

Get the new term ID corresponding to a previously split term.

Description Description

Parameters Parameters


(int) (Required) Term ID. This is the old, pre-split term ID.


(string) (Required) Taxonomy that the term belongs to.

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Return Return

(int|false) If a previously split term is found corresponding to the old term_id and taxonomy, the new term_id will be returned. If no previously split term is found matching the parameters, returns false.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/taxonomy.php

function wp_get_split_term( $old_term_id, $taxonomy ) {
	$split_terms = wp_get_split_terms( $old_term_id );

	$term_id = false;
	if ( isset( $split_terms[ $taxonomy ] ) ) {
		$term_id = (int) $split_terms[ $taxonomy ];

	return $term_id;

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Version Description
4.2.0 Introduced.

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