WP 4.4-alpha: taxonomy.php makes little babies ;-)

The taxonomy is the basis of categories, keywords (tags) and other rankings in WordPress (like language with xili-language trilogy). Since WP 2.3, all key components are found in the file wp-includes / taxonomy.php. WP 4.4 release announces a big change. The developer will seek information in 3 files:

including the new wp-term class that strengthens the previous object describing the terms methodically …

Added to this is the new term meta table that will be very useful to supplement the description of a tag, for example.

It is too early to draw conclusions but Xili-language will continue to take advantage of these new classes, functions and tables.

For now, Xili-language still works;-)

Justin Tadlock has published a comprehensive article for developers.

To still follow (closely) …

How to include language in a query with xili-language ?

In the lines above, the WP_Query is called with query vars as in URI. Currently, the result is good because the request will be now transformed in an array of params (and taxonomy).

TIPS: But it is possible to give a better description with arrays passed as below (remember ‘language’ is a taxonomy since 6 years):

For more accurate query, it will be easier to introduce others parameters (taxonomy, custom fields (meta), sorting…)..

Reference in codex.