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I've created a custom taxonomy and I want to add it as an option for custom menus (under Appearance > Menus). How do I get it to show up there (see the illustration, I want it to show up where the red square is).

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Your custom taxonomy should show up as an option for custom menus, if you have

'show_in_nav_menus' => true

as a parameter when you register your post type with register_post_type(). You can check all the available parameters in the codex entry http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/register_post_type#Arguments

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I already have "public" set to true, which show_in_nav_menus is supposed to inherit from. However, when I explicitly add the show_in_nav_menus variable and set it to true, it only shows up for the user with the username "Admin". None of the other users can see it there, even ones marked as being an "Administrator"... – cmcculloh Jun 9 '11 at 3:08

Check "Screen options" on the "Menu" page. That worked for me.

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