LLMS_REST_Posts_Controller::handle_terms( int $object_id, WP_REST_Request $request )

Updates the post’s terms from a REST request.

Description Description

Heavily based on WP_REST_Posts_Controller::handle_terms().

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Parameters Parameters


(int) (Required) The post ID to update the terms form.


(WP_REST_Request) (Required) The request object with post and terms data.

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Return Return

(null|WP_Error) WP_Error on an error assigning any of the terms, otherwise null.

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Source Source

File: libraries/lifterlms-rest/includes/abstracts/class-llms-rest-posts-controller.php

	protected function handle_terms( $object_id, $request ) {

		$taxonomies = wp_list_filter( get_object_taxonomies( $this->post_type, 'objects' ), array( 'show_in_llms_rest' => true ) );

		foreach ( $taxonomies as $taxonomy ) {
			$base = $this->get_taxonomy_rest_base( $taxonomy );

			if ( ! isset( $request[ $base ] ) ) {

			// We could use LLMS_Post_Model::set_terms() but it doesn't return a WP_Error which can be useful here.
			$result = wp_set_object_terms( $object_id, $request[ $base ], $taxonomy->name );
			if ( is_wp_error( $result ) ) {
				return $result;

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Changelog Changelog

Version Description
1.0.0-beta.3 Filter taxonomies by show_in_llms_rest property instead of public.
1.0.0-beta.2 Filter taxonomies by public property instead of show_in_rest.
1.0.0-beta.1 Introduced.

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