wp_unique_term_slug


wp_unique_term_slug ( $slug, $term )

Parameters:
  • (string) $slug The string that will be tried for a unique slug.
  • (object) $term The term object that the `$slug` will belong to.
Returns:
  • (string) Will return a true unique slug.
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Description

Will make slug unique, if it isn't already.

The $slug has to be unique global to every taxonomy, meaning that one taxonomy term can't have a matching slug with another taxonomy term. Each slug has to be globally unique for every taxonomy.

The way this works is that if the taxonomy that the term belongs to is hierarchical and has a parent, it will append that parent to the $slug.

If that still doesn't return an unique slug, then it try to append a number until it finds a number that is truly unique.

The only purpose for $term is for appending a parent, if one exists.

Related Functions

wp_unique_post_slug, wp_count_terms, wp_unique_id, wp_enqueue_style, wp_update_term_count

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