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get_taxonomy ›

Since2.3.0
Deprecatedn/a
get_taxonomy ( $taxonomy )
Parameters:
  • (string) $taxonomy Name of taxonomy object to return.
    Required: Yes
Returns:
  • (WP_Taxonomy|false) The Taxonomy Object or false if $taxonomy doesn't exist.
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Retrieves the taxonomy object of $taxonomy.

The get_taxonomy function will first check that the parameter string given is a taxonomy object and if it is, it will return it.



Source

function get_taxonomy( $taxonomy ) {
	global $wp_taxonomies;

	if ( ! taxonomy_exists( $taxonomy ) )
		return false;

	return $wp_taxonomies[$taxonomy];
}