1 taxonomy.module taxonomy_term_load_parents($tid)

Finds all parents of a given term ID.


$tid: A taxonomy term ID.

Return value

An array of term objects which are the parents of the term $tid, or an: empty array if parents are not found.


core/modules/taxonomy/taxonomy.module, line 889
Enables the organization of content into categories.


function taxonomy_term_load_parents($tid) {
  $parents = &backdrop_static(__FUNCTION__, array());

  if ($tid && !isset($parents[$tid])) {
    $query = db_select('taxonomy_term_data', 't');
    $query->join('taxonomy_term_hierarchy', 'h', 'h.parent = t.tid');
    $query->addField('t', 'tid');
    $query->condition('h.tid', $tid);
    $tids = $query->execute()->fetchCol();
    $parents[$tid] = taxonomy_term_load_multiple($tids);

  return isset($parents[$tid]) ? $parents[$tid] : array();