Custom Post Types extend the WordPress back-end to support additional, non-Post content.

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Custom post types sorting admin columns nothing found

the code below makes it possible to sort after appointment_start_date column, but if I click on header of the column all appointments disappears (Msg: No Appointments Found). Here is the code: ...
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How to sort the admin area of a WordPress custom post type by a custom field

When editing one of my custom post types I want to be able to list all entries by a custom field instead of the date they are published (which, for a custom post type probably isn't relevant). I got a ...
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delete custom post based on custom field date

RESOLVED ## updated code below. I had created custom post type called 'esitykset' and I wanted to delete them if they are older that the date in 'show_date' custom field of the post. So I tried the ...
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How I check if the same post slug has not been used before publishing?

For an indie rock agenda I created event posts. With the help of javascript, the custom fields values (bands, places and date info picked in select boxes) are copied as the post title when publishing ...
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Give a unique ID while saving

I have in my theme custom post types (products) with some meta-boxes. My client asked me, to automaticly give a unique SKU (meta-box) while saving that product. My thought: Give a random ID => ...
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Can't pull posts of a Custom Post Type based on the custom taxonomy of the CPT

My question is about retrieving custom post types via get_posts, when custom post types also have a custom taxonomy. I can use get_posts to retrieve all posts of a custom post type, but when I attempt ...
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wp_update_post based function works on existing posts, but not new posts

I have a function that will update the title of the post based on an 'advanced custom field'. It works on existing posts, but not when I create a new post. When I try and save the post and check the ...
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Adding Help Tabs To Custom Post Types

Using this well written post - tutorial Edit dashboard's help tab I have full control over all standard WordPress admin screens. Can this be modified to add "Help" Tabs to custom post types?
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wp_nav_menu() mark current item ancestor of custom post type

This solution does almost what I want it to. Only thing is, I have my menu set up as follows: Menu item 1 Menu item 2 Custom post type 1 Custom post type 2 Custom post type 3 Menu item 3 ...
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Issue displaying multiple TinyMCE editors with WPAlchemy

I have a custom post type with a WPAlchemy admin meta box class including multiple textareas with TinyMCE editors(for adding content to the custom post template). I've gotten the editors to display ...
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Resolve a custom post type name vs. page permalink conflict (same slug)

I have a custom post type called "visningshus", and also a Page with that slug. This is as it should (must) be. Currently, "http://my-site.com/visningshus" lists all posts of that type. I want to ...
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Can not be able to insert the custom post taxonomy

here is my code in which i can't get insert the term in custom post type taxonomy .as in the the code in wp_insert_term($term,$taxonomy,$args); cannot work , while it is working if i put a string ...
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When add new custom post then automatically create category same postname [closed]

i'm using cpt ui plugin .i'm create a Post Types and Taxonomies registered by Custom Post Type UI. in this register post add new then automatically added to category not create manually create ...
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Custom Post Type Re Write not working

I am trying to get my custom post type single.php URL to have the category in it. I am using the default wordpress categories (I didn't register a custom tax.). My current URL (from the base) looks ...
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No posts found - Custom Post Type show_ui

I am fairly new to Wordpress (but been on the PHP circuit for a minute) and developing a plugin. I have created a custom post type with the following: function create_post_type() { $result = ...
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Displaying Meta Box Image

I have some problems displaying info from my custom meta box in my custom post type single. I'm using Reusable Custom Wordpress Meta Boxes by Tammy Hart. I'm able to display the textfields using ...
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Why does accessing url by category cause issues with post types?

I just built a site with a few CPTs (apple, banana, cucumber). My boss wanted to split them out into categories (red, yellow, green) and link to the category pages. As soon as we did and accessed the ...
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Add custom columns in custom post type browse page

I made a plugin which adds a "member" custom post type. I customized the edit view (with the editor hook) to get only the fields I want and store them in the database. I have fields like "name, ...
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How I upload, save and set a featured image from my frontend?

I have a form in my site. This the user register one missing person. I created a custom post type missing person, custom taxonomies and custom fields. All this input's save as well in wp. But I ...
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Best approach to allow front-end display of posts’ reviewers?

My first question here; please forgive any protocol lapses. I manage an academic journal that publishes on Wordpress. We use Co-Authors Plus to allow collaborative articles. Each article also has two ...
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Adding help information to custom post edit page

I have two custom post types created (using Types plugin) with a bunch of custom fields. I need to add a help information, instructions for admins that will show at the top of add new/edit CPT page ...
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Compare meta_values and return results that are similar

I have a Custom Post Type for Properties and on the Single Property Page there is a sidebar that I want to show similar Properties in. I have managed to show Properties with the same terms but I ...
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Select menu should display categories and the item's depth

I have a select menu of a custom post type in the header.php: <?php $selectloop = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'products', 'posts_per_page' => -1 ) ); echo ...
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Using Custom Post Meta Values in Shortcode

I'm trying to display meta content from a custom post type in a shortcode. I'd like to simply provide a post_id and be able to display all the meta content. [my_shortcode post_id=""] I'm new to PHP ...
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Getting Bootstrap accordion working in Wordpress loop with custom post type (collapsing issue)

First off I am well aware that there is a plugin but I am NOT talking about the BS Short code plugin. I am talking about the actual bootstrap accordion. So here is what I am trying to accomplish, I am ...
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Display 1 Post per taxonomy with polylang

I am trying to make a loop where I display all my taxonomies with the first post of every taxonomy. It's the taxonomy "customers" and I want to display every first portfolio-CPT of the customer. I ...
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$query->set in pre_get_posts is unintentionally affecting the backend

So, I have a custom post type, 'properties'. I'm using archive-properties.php, and need to set some parameters on the $query. I don't want to use new WP_Query since I ran into some issues where a ...
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Pagination on Custom Post Type: 404 Error

I've been getting a 404 error on a CPT archive page, and am not sure why. I can go to the page set for the custom post type archive, but the next page /mycustomposttype/page/2 gets a 404 error. I ...
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Sorting custom post type columns with external data and without meta values

I created a custom post type 'Book', for which data is stored in an external database (like ISBN, author etc). The WordPress database contains the ISBN per custom post, which connects the correct data ...
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404 - Category pagination for custom post type

--Edit I've managed to narrow it down that the paged variable is not working properly here, (get_query_var('paged')) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; is always returning 0 although maybe it is due to ...
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Use register_post_type() to modify an existing post type

There are lots of situations where a theme or plugin registers a post type and you want to modify it. There is of course add_post_type_support() and remove_post_type_support(), but those don't give ...
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Custom Permalink Structure: /%custom-taxonomy%/%post-name%/

I would walk to the moon and back to get to the following answer. I've searched the internet for hours but couldn't find how to fix the following. I've created a custom post type and a custom ...
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CPT with its own category and tag url

I am developing a wordpress site where multiple CPT will used for top level segregation. Each CPT must have its won category and tag base. Also thew should have their own URLS to display only related ...
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Custom post type: can't enable comments by default

I want to enable comments for custom post types just like they are for standard posts, but can't seem to get it to work. In functions.php, as part of registering my custom post type, I have this: ...
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Query pulling all taxonomies, not one I am specifying

I am trying to grab one random post from a custom Post Type I have that has a taxonomy that I give to it. For some reason it is pulling any post, no matter the category. Here is my Post Type if ...
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Paginate_links links not working accordingly to how I do query the page

Ok, I've a custom post type page to which I have attached the paginate_links function to navigate through the elements. If I don't do anything and let WP using whatever mechanism is attached to the ...
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I have a CPT that have menu_order enabled, how can I make the menu_order values unique so it won't have duplicates

I have a CPT named homeslider. I have menu_order page-attribute enabled, how can I make the menu_order values unique so it won't have duplicates when assigning values to it?
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Adding a menu item for a Custom Post Archive

I've created a Custom Post type (project) and it works perfectly. I have a custom archive page (archive-project.php), and that works great, too, but what's the best way to add a link to that custom ...
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Proper way of making custom post type landing page or archive page

I always run into an issue with creating archive or landing pages for custom post types and wanted to know how others handle this. If I want to have a landing page for a custom post type, however I ...
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Loop and add Specific Categories and Products Images

Thanks to Rafael Marques, I have a list of Products and Categories organized based on different created categories. I also have 5 different Custom Page Templates. Now I would like to display the ...
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Remove slug from custom post type post URLs

It seems that all web resources based on the subject of removing a custom post type slug ie yourdomain.com/CPT-SLUG/post-name are now very outdated solutions often referencing pre WP version 3.5 ...
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title tag for custom post type remove taxonomy name from title tag

So it appears I am missing a vital pice of information somehow to make my custom post type title tag behave. everything else works fine. my current - simple - scenario is this : wordpress 3.8, ...
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Custom Post Type Category On Admin

I've created custom post type called 'video' and added category support. The problem is when i go to category of custom post type, it shows normal post's categories as well. I wanna seperate them ...
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Get list of registered custom post types

How can i get a list of all custom post types registered and show them on any template page. I have code like this. <?php /** * Template Name: Custom Post Types List */ ...
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How do I alter the position of a Custom Post Type menu item within my plugin admin menu?

I'm writing a plugin (for the first time, so bear with me!) which includes a custom post type; 'Programmes'. In the admin menu, I've set up a new menu group for the plugin, and I have the 'Programmes' ...
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Show first posts with custom field not empty and order all by title

I have a custom post type called "products". My goal is to make my custom query that I have on homepage and also the search query show first the posts that have a custom field called "id_number" not ...
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Problem excluding category from get_next_post

I have a custom post type called "exhibitions" that uses the native "category" taxonomy. I have three categories: Current, Past, and Featured. Posts get marked either Current or Past and some are also ...
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Custom Post Types, URL rewrite on multiple CPTs

Re: Custom post types, taxonomies, and permalinks by @TheDeadMechanic The solution above works perfectly, and rewrite is great, but can you advise on how to rewrite for more than one custom post type ...
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Custom post type / taxonomy rewrite archive page 2 gives 404

I've followed the code based off this and everything is working perfectly -How to create a permalink structure with custom taxonomies and custom post types like ...
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Marking future dated post as published

Use case: I have a post type that relates to a music show. The 'show time' is grabbed through the post publish date which is set to some time in the future. I've found a function that takes future ...