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taxonomy_meta_box_sanitize_cb_input( $taxonomy, mixed $terms )

Sanitizes POST values from an input taxonomy metabox.

Description

Parameters

$terms

(mixed) (Required) Raw term data from the 'tax_input' field.

Return

(array)

Source

File: wp-admin/includes/post.php

function taxonomy_meta_box_sanitize_cb_input( $taxonomy, $terms ) {
	/*
	 * Assume that a 'tax_input' string is a comma-separated list of term names.
	 * Some languages may use a character other than a comma as a delimiter, so we standardize on
	 * commas before parsing the list.
	 */
	if ( ! is_array( $terms ) ) {
		$comma = _x( ',', 'tag delimiter' );
		if ( ',' !== $comma ) {
			$terms = str_replace( $comma, ',', $terms );
		}
		$terms = explode( ',', trim( $terms, " \n\t\r\0\x0B," ) );
	}

	$clean_terms = array();
	foreach ( $terms as $term ) {
		// Empty terms are invalid input.
		if ( empty( $term ) ) {
			continue;
		}

		$_term = get_terms(
			$taxonomy,
			array(
				'name'       => $term,
				'fields'     => 'ids',
				'hide_empty' => false,
			)
		);

		if ( ! empty( $_term ) ) {
			$clean_terms[] = intval( $_term[0] );
		} else {
			// No existing term was found, so pass the string. A new term will be created.
			$clean_terms[] = $term;
		}
	}

	return $clean_terms;
}

Changelog

Version Description
5.1.0 Introduced.

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Licensed under the GNU GPLv2+ License.
https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/functions/taxonomy_meta_box_sanitize_cb_input