apply_filters( 'post_edit_category_parent_dropdown_args', array $parent_dropdown_args )

Filters the arguments for the taxonomy parent dropdown on the Post Edit page.



(array) Array of arguments to generate parent dropdown.

  • 'taxonomy'
    (string) Name of the taxonomy to retrieve.
  • 'hide_if_empty'
    (bool) True to skip generating markup if no categories are found. Default 0.
  • 'name'
    (string) Value for the 'name' attribute of the select element. Default "new{$tax_name}_parent".
  • 'orderby'
    (string) Which column to use for ordering terms. Default 'name'.
  • 'hierarchical'
    (bool|int) Whether to traverse the taxonomy hierarchy. Default 1.
  • 'show_option_none'
    (string) Text to display for the "none" option. Default "— {$parent} —", where $parent is 'parent_item' taxonomy label.


File: wp-admin/includes/meta-boxes.php

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WP-4.4.0 Introduced.