Does Polylang auto-filter for posts language on language page?
SO, the following happened, and I just want to make sure that this is normal functioning, and I don’t need to code a backup plan if this fails.
- Say you have a page
A, whose language is set via Polylang Plugin to english.
- You have a post of a custom type called
my_own_post, translated in eight languages; one of them being english.
- You then have a custom post taxonomy, called
- You don’t apply polylang to
my_tax; meaning that a term of it, for example
my_term, has the same name
my_term_nameacross all eight languages, but different slugs (I’m using the standard version of polylang, not the pro where slugs can be shared across languages).
NOW, on page
A, I query posts via the loop which have:
- a post type
my_taxterm name equal to
$args = array( 'post_type' => 'my_own_post', 'tax_query' => array( array( 'taxonomy' => 'my_tax', 'field' => 'terms', 'terms' => 'my_term_name', ), ), ); $query = new WP_Query( $args );
Although I didn’t specify any language parameter anywhere in this query, WP perfectly returns the posts which have the taxonomy term named
'my_term_name' bound to them, in english only. I assume this is due to the initial filtering of polylang because the page
A is in english. Is that so, and does this way of filtering always work?
In other words, if I query for posts of a specific language, and the page on which I query for them is already in a specific language, AND my taxonomies are not saved per language, but with the same name across all languages: In this case, to get what I want; I actually don’t even need to filter in function of the language in the post query in any way, correct?