Function: get_taxonomy

get_taxonomy( string $taxonomy )

Retrieves the taxonomy object of $taxonomy.

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The get_taxonomy function will first check that the parameter string given is a taxonomy object and if it is, it will return it.

Parameters

Name Type(s) Default Value Description
$taxonomy string

Name of taxonomy object to return.

Returns

WP_Taxonomy | false

The Taxonomy Object or false if $taxonomy doesn't exist.

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