LLMS_Abstract_Generator_Posts::get_term_id( string $term_name, string $tax )

Get a WP Term ID for a term by taxonomy and term name


Description Description

Attempts to find a given term by name first to prevent duplicates during imports.


Parameters Parameters

$term_name

(string) (Required) Term name.

$tax

(string) (Required) Taxonomy slug.


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Return Return

(int) The created WP_Term term_id.


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Source Source

File: includes/abstracts/llms-abstract-generator-posts.php

	protected function get_term_id( $term_name, $tax ) {

		$term = get_term_by( 'name', $term_name, $tax, ARRAY_A );

		// Not found, create it.
		if ( ! $term ) {

			$term = wp_insert_term( $term_name, $tax );

			if ( is_wp_error( $term ) ) {
				throw new Exception( sprintf( __( 'Error creating new term "%s".', 'lifterlms' ), $term_name ), self::ERROR_CREATE_TERM );
			}

			/**
			 * Triggered when a new term is generated during an import
			 *
			 * @since 4.7.0
			 *
			 * @param array  $term Term information array from `wp_insert_term()`.
			 * @param string $tax  Taxonomy name.
			 */
			do_action( 'llms_generator_new_term', $term, $tax );

		}

		return $term['term_id'];

	}

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Changelog Changelog

Changelog
Version Description
4.7.0 Moved from LLMS_Generator and updated method access from private to protected. Throws an exception in favor of returning null when an error is encountered.
3.3.0 Introduced.


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