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I'm using jigoshop as main ecommerce plugin.

Jigoshop use Taxonomies call, product_cat and product_tag.

In my theme I use a default (h5bp) 404.php, so every time a tag doesn't exist I get the default 404.

But I need to have a special template that give a THIS TAG DO NOT EXIST

how can I do this?

I'm using pointless:


if (is_tax()){
    jigoshop_get_template( 'product_taxonomy-no.php' );
 jigoshop_get_template( 'product_taxonomy-no.php' );


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If you want to use an entirely different template, you could filter 404_template and check query vars for a specific taxonomy:

function wpa83050_404_template( $template = '' ){
    global $wp_query;
    if( isset( $wp_query->query_vars['product_cat'] ) )
        $template = locate_template( array( "product_taxonomy-no.php", $template ), false );
    return $template;
add_filter( '404_template', 'wpa83050_404_template' );

You could also just put logic similar to the above in your 404 template and use that single template for all 404s, check $wp_query for what query vars are set and print some text accordingly. add var_dump( $wp_query ); to your template to see what query vars get set under different conditions.

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Great solutions , thanks. – Locke Jan 25 '13 at 7:31

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