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Adding custom post type archives to a WordPress menu

Is there a way (besides adding a Custom Link) to add a custom post type archive to a menu in WordPress? If it's added using a custom link (e.g. /cpt-archive-slug/), WordPress does not apply classes ...
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How to use a custom post type archive as front page?

I'd like to use a custom post type archive as a site's front page, so that http://the_site.com/ is a custom post type archive displayed according to my archive-{post-type}.php file. Ideally I ...
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Custom Post Type Template - Archive

I have a custom post type, called 'job', and I have the following templates in my theme: single-job.php (works fine, displays single job as expected) archives-job.php (is not recognized?) ...
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How do you create an archive for a custom post type from a plugin?

So I'm creating a plugin to create buildings that list condos for sale. The simplest way to do this was to just create a custom post type for the buildings and then the listings but I'm now stuck on ...
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Custom post type yearly/ monthly archive permalinks

I have a custom post type "news" in my Wordpress site. I am using Advanced Custom Fields plugin to add meta data to each post. I want to create an array of news items as an archive: [2013] ...
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How to set a custom post type to have viewable future posts

I've setup a CPT to act the same ways as posts but used to post event details. Thing is that some of the posts are in the future and such have a future date set on them. Problem is that normal users ...
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How to seamlessly redirect between different archive and singular slugs?

I have a CPT with slug function (singular) and archive slug functions (plural). Permalink structure for: singular is /function/[postname]/ archive is /functions/[page-x/]. (can poke live at ...
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How to filter custom post type archive by meta value

I have a problem where I'm trying to build a calendar plugin for a client. I'm having trouble getting a date based archive for the custom post type I'm using. I'm not too well versed in how the ...
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What are the advantages of using a custom post type archive?

I'm currently working on a theme that makes heavy use of custom post types to structure the content. To display a lot of the content I am using the respective archive-$posttype.php but this seems in ...
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Custom Post Type Archives by Date with Custom Permalink

I'm a bit stuck with getting the custom permalink for custom post type (CPT) archive to work. I've registered my 'press_release' CPT as following: add_action('init', 'press_release_post_type_init'); ...
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Sort Custom Post Type Archive by Taxonomy Term

What is the best method (as of 3.1 or 3.2 beta) to sort a custom post type archive by a given taxonomy term? I'm trying to make a staff page and I want to sort employees by department. So the ...
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Better to use a post type archive, page template, or shortcode for generating a highly configurable CPT archive?

I am building a theme in which I have a post type, which will have an archive in a grid layout. You're probably thinking, "Just use the CPT archive!" Well, there are some cons to that method that I'd ...
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Custom Post Type Archive in Sub Folder

I have a sub-directory in my Wordpress theme (there are a lot of pages and I want a more logical structure). I have a custom post type called "entry" but if I place the archive-entry.php template in ...
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Create a custom archive page for a custom post type in a plugin

I'm writing a plugin that creates a custom post type named "my_plugin_lesson": $args = array ( 'public' => true, 'has_archive' => true, 'rewrite' => array('slug' => 'lessons', ...
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Get monthly archives for custom post type

I know this is a rather common topic, but I can't seem to resolve the issue I'm having. Any help is greatly appreciated, I'm spinning my wheels at this point. Using Custom Post Type UI plugin, I've ...
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Custom Post Type Archives with 0 Posts Redirects as 404

I'm working with the new custom post type archives in 3.1 and I noticed that when my post type has 0 posts, the archive for the type results in a 404. Looking at the order of hooks being processed, ...
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Custom Post Type / Taxonomy Slug / Post Title with post type archive

I've tried plugins, read through stack and spent hours on this, and I just can't seem to find a way to achieve what I want. I can achieve the following permalink structure: ...
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Custom Post Type archive as front page

I basically have the same problem like in this question, but the correct answer doesn't work for me. Yes, I get a list of posts from my CPT, but the archive-{post-type}.php is not used to render the ...
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Get custom post type slug for an archive page

How do I discover the custom post type slug when I'm on an archive page? For instance if /products/ fires the archive-products.php template, how (pragmatically) do I get the post type slug? Thanks
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Archives for custom post type based on a “date” meta value

I've got an "Event" custom post type. Each post has a meta field for the actual event date, which cannot be the posts's publish date, as most all the event dates will be in the future. With that, I'm ...
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Custom Post Type Archive Page not showing

I have a category on my website called 'profiles' I am in the process of moving this category to a custom post type called 'profiles'. My problem is I cannot get the archive page to show for this ...
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How to get_queried_object on multiple objects?

My Setup I have a custom post type "zap_apartments" with 2 custom taxonomies "zap_audience" & "zap_cities". I wrote some RewriteRules to access all "zap_apartments" for a "zap_audience" + ...
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Custom query variable - get wordpress to redirect to nice permalink url

I have been looking for an answer for the last couple of hours but could not find anything pointing me in the right direction. Some advice would be very much appreciated! What I already have: A ...
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How to list custom post types?

Here's what I'd like to do: a) Create a custom post type and write panel for a menu item called "My Stuff." b) "My Stuff" will behave like a category -- but the content will not appear in the main ...
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Custom Post Type Works but Still Shows “Page Not Found”

I have a weird problem when creating custom post types. Everything works, the archive page shows the posts and the posts show their content, but for both the title of the site says, "Page not found." ...
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Adding Sticky functionality to Custom Post Type Archives

In WordPress, Custom Post Types do not have Sticky functionality as a core feature. It is possible, I'm sure, to create it in certain cases—and I'm working on a project that requires it for ...
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Archive template

I have several custom post types and we need to create separate archive templates for these. I tried the following advice, but it's still using the default archive template. In the form of the ...
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Display Next/Prev when looping Custom post-types archive?

I'm trying to display the Next/Prev navigation buttons on my page which displays all of the pages within my 'events' custom post-type. The issue is that the buttons are not even displaying, but I have ...
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How to remove custom post type archive

I have a custom post type called "recipe" with the has_archive parameter set to true. Visiting mysite.com/recipe/ gives a basic archive list of all the recipes posted and a page title of "Recipes". So ...
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List all posts in Custom Post Type but group dynamically by Custom Taxonomies

I have a custom post type named "Resources" which has a Taxonomy named "Types." I have it manually pulling each term which isn't the most elegant solution and every time there is a new term added, I ...
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Rewrite custom post type url's adding meta box values

I've got these custom post types (CPT) and meta boxes: Movies (CPT) Genre (Meta box) Genres (CPT) If one movie is called Die hard then I want the permalink to be: /genres/action/die-hard This ...
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Have a Custom Post Type index page display taxonomy items instead of posts

I have a CPT registered that is called lessons with a custom taxonomy (category) that is called courses. I want the /courses page (archive-courses.php?) to display the individual courses (i.e. "online ...
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Loop that displays the first post of every available custom post type?

Is it possible to create a loop that goes through all the available custom post types without statically defining what those custom post types are, and then displaying the featured image of the first ...
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Archive list for custom post type categories

I am using a recipe plugin that uses a custom post type of 'recipe'. I currently have multiple lists of recipes from each category on a page. I am trying to get the title of each category list to link ...
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I can't set meta_key in my custom post type query

I've created a custom post, events, and saved the meta data event_year to each event. I'm trying to get a year's event archive. When I go the the following URL, the meta_key and meta_value are not ...
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Make Two Views of Post Type Archive At Two URLs

Updates 6 Feb 14 to make more specific as requested in comments. I have a post type, we'll call it "Projects", with the slug "projects" for which I'd like to offer two views: list view (default) ...
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Tell wordpress to show a single page instead of an archive

So I have multiple custom parameters in the url, and at some point when the query reaches 3 parameters (e.g. ...
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How can I filter by taxonomy on a custom post type's page?

Right now I am outputting the related categories to the current displayed post type as shown below. I am using wp_list_categories to list out the categories and it works just fine. The only issue is ...
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How to redirect custom post type archive to first term of associated taxonomy?

I have a custom post type 'countries' and a taxonomy 'cities'. My cities are: boston, new york... I want my archive-countries.php redirect to the first term taxonomy. I mean, if my URL is ...
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Alphabetical sorting of custom post type - one letter per page

Basically what I am looking for is a way to sort custom post type in alphabetical order and separate each letter, so you have one letter per page. See illustration. Hopefully there is a plugin or ...
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Update Old Links To Pretty Permalinks Custom Post Type

I'm looking for a plug-in or bit of php that will go through about 300 posts that use hyperlinks in the old p format: <a href="http://mysite.com/?p=3592"> and automatically replace them with ...
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Getting taxonomy terms used by custom post type

I have a custom post type - case - for which I am building an archive page. There are three custom taxonomies for this type - micro_organisms, infection_types, and antibiotic_types. These taxonomies ...
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Show only posts from one category on custom post type archive page

I have a custom post type, called Exercises. I also have many categories within that custom post type. I use archive-exercises.php custom loop to display my main exercises page. Question: How do I ...
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Specify a Page as the parent to the CPT Archive

I have an "About Us" page on my site with some child pages. I have created a "History" custom post type, where the rewrite slug is 'history'. I use archive-cpt_history.php as the template file for ...
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Add the current menu item CSS class to a custom page type archive in Wordpress menu

I've been reading a lot about this but couldn't find a solution. Basically I'm trying to show a current menu item on a dynamic page that is created by a custom page type archive. The default menu ...
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Custom-post-type-archive: posts sorted/filtered by year?

I have a custom-post-type wr_event whose posts are sorted by meta_key "event_date". Therefore I have this handy function … function get_event_list( $latest = true, $order = 'ASC' ) { echo ...
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How should I structure my post types?

For the site I am making, I have a few post types: News, Events, Projects, Placements. Each one of these post types will need its own archive page, accessible through the navigation. I am able to ...
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Second Custom Post Type Archive

I've got an event custom post type, and using filters, I've configured the archive page to show only event in the future, and in chronological order based on a meta value (start date). I want to make ...
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Custom archives function

I'm working on building a custom archives page for my church's website. On my archives page I want to have last week's sermon shown at the top in a special box, followed by the future sermons and then ...
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Custom Post Type with has_archive ignores my custom archive and single template

I'm trying to set up a new CPT called news (see code here: http://pastie.org/3148081) and I'm specifying the has_archive parameter. I've set up a new template called archive-news.php and ...