Summery Summery

Filters the duplicate term check that takes place during term creation.

Syntax Syntax

apply_filters( 'wp_insert_term_duplicate_term_check', object $duplicate_term, string $term, string $taxonomy, array $args, int $tt_id )

Description Description

Term parent+taxonomy+slug combinations are meant to be unique, and wp_insert_term() performs a last-minute confirmation of this uniqueness before allowing a new term to be created. Plugins with different uniqueness requirements may use this filter to bypass or modify the duplicate-term check.

Parameters Parameters


Duplicate term row from terms table, if found.


Term being inserted.


Taxonomy name.


Term arguments passed to the function.


term_taxonomy_id for the newly created term.

Source Source

File: wp-includes/taxonomy.php


Changelog Changelog

Version Description
5.1.0 Introduced.


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