Summery Summery

Retrieves a list of registered taxonomy names or objects.

Syntax Syntax

get_taxonomies( array $args = array(), string $output = 'names', string $operator = 'and' )

Parameters Parameters


(Optional) An array of key => value arguments to match against the taxonomy objects.

Default value: array()


(Optional) The type of output to return in the array. Accepts either taxonomy 'names' or 'objects'. Default 'names'.

Default value: 'names'


(Optional) The logical operation to perform. Accepts 'and' or 'or'. 'or' means only one element from the array needs to match; 'and' means all elements must match. Default 'and'.

Default value: 'and'

Return Return

(string[]|WP_Taxonomy[]) An array of taxonomy names or objects.

Source Source

File: wp-includes/taxonomy.php

function get_taxonomies( $args = array(), $output = 'names', $operator = 'and' ) {
	global $wp_taxonomies;

	$field = ( 'names' === $output ) ? 'name' : false;

	return wp_filter_object_list( $wp_taxonomies, $args, $operator, $field );


Changelog Changelog

Version Description
3.0.0 Introduced.


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