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wp_xmlrpc_server::wp_deleteTerm( array $args )

Delete a term.

Description

See also

Parameters

$args

(array) (Required) Method arguments. Note: arguments must be ordered as documented.

  • 'blog_id'
    (int) Blog ID (unused).
  • 'username'
    (string) Username.
  • 'password'
    (string) Password.
  • 'taxnomy_name'
    (string) Taxonomy name.
  • 'term_id'
    (int) Term ID.

Return

(bool|IXR_Error) True on success, IXR_Error instance on failure.

Source

File: wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php

public function wp_deleteTerm( $args ) {
		if ( ! $this->minimum_args( $args, 5 ) ) {
			return $this->error;
		}

		$this->escape( $args );

		$username = $args[1];
		$password = $args[2];
		$taxonomy = $args[3];
		$term_id  = (int) $args[4];

		if ( ! $user = $this->login( $username, $password ) ) {
			return $this->error;
		}

		/** This action is documented in wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php */
		do_action( 'xmlrpc_call', 'wp.deleteTerm' );

		if ( ! taxonomy_exists( $taxonomy ) ) {
			return new IXR_Error( 403, __( 'Invalid taxonomy.' ) );
		}

		$taxonomy = get_taxonomy( $taxonomy );
		$term     = get_term( $term_id, $taxonomy->name );

		if ( is_wp_error( $term ) ) {
			return new IXR_Error( 500, $term->get_error_message() );
		}

		if ( ! $term ) {
			return new IXR_Error( 404, __( 'Invalid term ID.' ) );
		}

		if ( ! current_user_can( 'delete_term', $term_id ) ) {
			return new IXR_Error( 401, __( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to delete this term.' ) );
		}

		$result = wp_delete_term( $term_id, $taxonomy->name );

		if ( is_wp_error( $result ) ) {
			return new IXR_Error( 500, $term->get_error_message() );
		}

		if ( ! $result ) {
			return new IXR_Error( 500, __( 'Sorry, deleting the term failed.' ) );
		}

		return $result;
	}

Changelog

Version Description
3.4.0 Introduced.

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Licensed under the GNU GPLv2+ License.
https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/classes/wp_xmlrpc_server/wp_deleteterm