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is_taxonomy_hierarchical ›

Since2.3.0
Deprecatedn/a
is_taxonomy_hierarchical ( $taxonomy )
Parameters:
  • (string) $taxonomy Name of taxonomy object.
    Required: Yes
Returns:
  • (bool) Whether the taxonomy is hierarchical.
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Codex:

Whether the taxonomy object is hierarchical.

Checks to make sure that the taxonomy is an object first. Then Gets the object, and finally returns the hierarchical value in the object.

A false return value might also mean that the taxonomy does not exist.



Source

function is_taxonomy_hierarchical( $taxonomy ) {
	if ( ! taxonomy_exists( $taxonomy ) ) {
		return false;
	}

	$taxonomy = get_taxonomy( $taxonomy );
	return $taxonomy->hierarchical;
}