Schema

The schema defines all the fields that exist for a taxonomy object.

capabilities
object

All capabilities used by the taxonomy.

Read only

Context: edit

description
string

A human-readable description of the taxonomy.

Read only

Context: view, edit

hierarchical
boolean

Whether or not the taxonomy should have children.

Read only

Context: view, edit

labels
object

Human-readable labels for the taxonomy for various contexts.

Read only

Context: edit

name
string

The title for the taxonomy.

Read only

Context: view, edit, embed

slug
string

An alphanumeric identifier for the taxonomy.

Read only

Context: view, edit, embed

show_cloud
boolean

Whether or not the term cloud should be displayed.

Read only

Context: edit

types
array

Types associated with the taxonomy.

Read only

Context: view, edit

rest_base
string

REST base route for the taxonomy.

Read only

Context: view, edit, embed

Example Request

$ curl -X OPTIONS -i http://demo.wp-api.org/wp-json/wp/v2/taxonomies

List Taxonomys

Arguments

context

Scope under which the request is made; determines fields present in response.

Default: view

One of: view, embed, edit

type

Limit results to taxonomies associated with a specific post type.

Definition

GET /wp/v2/taxonomies

Example Request

$ curl http://demo.wp-api.org/wp-json/wp/v2/taxonomies

Retrieve a Taxonomy

Arguments

context

Scope under which the request is made; determines fields present in response.

Default: view

One of: view, embed, edit

Definition

GET /wp/v2/taxonomies/<taxonomy>

Example Request

$ curl http://demo.wp-api.org/wp-json/wp/v2/taxonomies/<taxonomy>