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  • I created a custom taxonomy and added lots of terms.
  • If I edit a page and want to add a certain term. It takes a lot of time to find the right one.

I would like to have the WP autosuggest search box.

How can I add the functionalitity that is already built on wp-admin/nav-menus.php?

functionality that I would like to have on the edit page

Hope anyone can help me to build this.

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Use jquery-ui-autocomplete, which is delivered with WP.

The add an action that builds & filters the list.

You will have to deregister the post_categories_meta_box meta box and add your own, built on the core function post_categories_meta_box(), as the core box hasn't got any actions or filters.

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