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I'd like to Add custom field to Category. I mean when I creat a category I only have





Since I have a TV Series Site, I want to add some more fields, I want something like this, when I create a new category (Category=Series)










And so on...

Any help please? Thanks in advance.

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possible duplicate of Any examples of adding custom fields to the category editor? – Jan Fabry Feb 8 '11 at 9:47
Here is a cheat sheet I use when doing this. It has the relevant action hooks & filters in one short list.… – Charleston Software Associates Feb 3 '13 at 16:05

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I posted an How To about it a week ago

hope this helps.


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Please post the main content of your blog into this answer. Link rot can happen, even on your own blog. – Django Reinhardt Apr 29 at 17:16
This was answered at 2011 buddy :) – Bainternet Jul 1 at 8:49
Your point being? – Django Reinhardt Jul 1 at 11:22
why wake up the dead? feel free to edit the answer if you want. – Bainternet Jul 1 at 11:52
If you don't think this answer has any value, it should be deleted... However this question has over 16,000 views. I think it the question remains useful for people, despite its age, and this answer would be improved by including the details from the link in question. – Django Reinhardt Jul 1 at 12:06

Paul Menard provided an example of how to create and use term meta in his blog...
Custom meta for new taxonomies in WordPress 3.0.

There's no example of creating the DB table or checking $_POST vars are set, so you'll need to do those little things yourself, but it looks like a decent code base to build on top of ... :)

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