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I'm trying to add a class to a container within a query, ideally I'd like to use the terms from a custom taxonomy I have setup (guide-categories).

As an example:

<div class="myclass *taxonomy term*">

Any help would be much appreciated, been looking around trying to find out how to do this for a while, but haven't had any luck yet!

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up vote 5 down vote accepted

You could do something like this

<?php $terms = get_the_terms( $post->ID, 'taxonomy_name' ); ?>
<div class="myclass<?php foreach( $terms as $term ) echo ' ' . $term->slug; ?>">
    <!-- content -->


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Thanks! this works but would it be possible to show the term slug rather than name? (otherwise I get caps and spaces in some terms) – user862153 Jan 22 '12 at 0:01
Yeah definitely, you could use $term->slug instead of $term->name. – Jared Jan 22 '12 at 0:13
excellent, thanks for the help :) – user862153 Jan 22 '12 at 0:21

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