Summery Summery

Sanitize Term all fields.

Syntax Syntax

sanitize_term( array|object $term, string $taxonomy, string $context = 'display' )

Description Description

Relies on sanitize_term_field() to sanitize the term. The difference is that this function will sanitize all fields. The context is based on sanitize_term_field().

The $term is expected to be either an array or an object.

Parameters Parameters


(array|object) (Required) The term to check.


(string) (Required) The taxonomy name to use.


(string) (Optional) Context in which to sanitize the term. Accepts 'edit', 'db', 'display', 'attribute', or 'js'.

Default value: 'display'

Return Return

(array|object) Term with all fields sanitized.

Source Source

File: wp-includes/taxonomy.php

 * Check if a term is an ancestor of another term.
 * You can use either an ID or the term object for both parameters.
 * @since 3.4.0
 * @param int|object $term1    ID or object to check if this is the parent term.
 * @param int|object $term2    The child term.
 * @param string     $taxonomy Taxonomy name that $term1 and `$term2` belong to.
 * @return bool Whether `$term2` is a child of `$term1`.
function term_is_ancestor_of( $term1, $term2, $taxonomy ) {
	if ( ! isset( $term1->term_id ) ) {
		$term1 = get_term( $term1, $taxonomy );
	if ( ! isset( $term2->parent ) ) {
		$term2 = get_term( $term2, $taxonomy );

	if ( empty( $term1->term_id ) || empty( $term2->parent ) ) {
		return false;
	if ( $term2->parent === $term1->term_id ) {
		return true;


Changelog Changelog

Version Description
2.3.0 Introduced.


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