How to Check For has_term() Function on Your Post

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Are you looking for a way to check for has_term() on your WordPress post? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to check for has_term() on your post.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

function has_term($term_name, $taxonomy_name) {
	$terms = get_terms($taxonomy_name, 'fields=names');
	for ($i=0; $i < count($terms); $i++) {
		if ($terms[$i] == $term_name) {
			return true;
	} return false;

The term names are case-sensitive, so you should type carefully.

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 9 best WordPress accordion plugins and how to create a contact form in WordPress.

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