[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #14399: get_term_children on non-post custom taxonomies

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Fri Jul 23 13:32:11 UTC 2010

#14399: get_term_children on non-post custom taxonomies
 Reporter:  miradev       |       Owner:                            
     Type:  defect (bug)  |      Status:  new                       
 Priority:  normal        |   Milestone:  Awaiting Review           
Component:  General       |     Version:  3.0                       
 Severity:  normal        |    Keywords:  custom taxonomy child term
 1. Create a taxonomy on something 'non standard'[[BR]]

 2. Create a (parent) term.[[BR]]

 3. Create a child term. [[BR]]

 4. Retrieve child terms of the parent term using, amongst others,


 register_taxonomy( 'where-you-live', 'user', array('hierarchical' => true,
 'show_ui' => true, 'query_var' => true, 'label' => __('Where they live'))

 $country = 'USA';
 $state   = 'New York';

 $tax_country = wp_insert_term($country,  'where-you-live');
 $country_term_id = $tax_country['term_id'];
 wp_insert_term($state, 'where-you-live',

 $state_terms = get_child_terms($country_term_id, 'where-you-live');

 I am expecting an array containing the 'New York' child term, but I get
 Have also tried get_terms() with child_of or parent args, which also fail
 (presumably for the same reason?).

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/14399>
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