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

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Possible to hide Custom Post Type UI/Menu from specific User Roles?

What I'm looking to do is completely hide the UI for a custom post type from specific user roles...Ive previously found many resources on how to disable access to using those CPTs but nothing that ...
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Display all posts starting with given letter?

I'm trying to build Wordpress based dictionary, basically it will have 26 pages (one for each letter): A B C ... X Y Z And every page will display all posts starting with given letter, so after ...
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How to disable the single view for a custom post type?

I created a custom post type: register_post_type('sample_post_type',array( 'labels' => array( 'name' => _x('Sample Posts', 'post type general name'), 'singular_name' => ...
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get_terms by custom post type

I have two custom post types 'country' and 'city' and a shared taxonomy 'flag'. If I use: <?php $flags = get_terms('flag', 'orderby=name&hide_empty=0'); I get a list of all terms in the ...
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How to Remove Certain Screen Options and Meta Boxes from add/edit post type?

Now, when you add or edit a particular post within your desired post type, there are more screen options as well. Although, these Screen Options are showing/hiding meta boxes. I would like to be able ...
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Display all posts in a custom post type, grouped by a custom taxonomy

I’m working on a member page where I use a custom post type with a custom taxonomy. My custom post type is called “member” and my custom taxonomy is called “member_groups”. I want to list all the ...
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Nested custom post types with permalinks

I am trying to set up a multi-level custom post type structure with permalinks that look like authors/books/chapters, with authors, books, and chapters all set up as their own custom post type. For ...
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Using add_theme_support inside a plugin

I've created a custom post type as a plugin and released it into the repository. One of the core features involves using a featured image. I've added thumbnail to $supports in register_post_type(), so ...
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How do I dynamically populate wp_nav_menu from a custom taxonomy?

I know this question has been asked in different forms. But as far as I can tell from searching Google and SE/WP it's never been satisfactorily answered. Let's say I have a taxonomy clubs and a ...
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How to assign specific users the capability to edit specific pages / posts / custom post types

I'm trying to implement what seemed like a relatively straight forward idea, basically I am building an access control plugin to control viewing and editing of a custom post type (in this case ...
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Add category base to url in custom post type/taxonomy

I am building an LMS type system in WordPress, controlled by Custom Post types. The post type is called Lessons (with a slug of courses) and it has one custom taxonomy (category) called courses. The ...
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Custom post type taxonomies URL rewrite

What I want to achieve is an online listing catalog with a URL like this: www.example.com/drawing-tools/brand/type/material/color/ In this example, I have a custom post type named "drawing-tools" ...
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Integrating a custom post type into a page hierarchy

I'm creating a theme with a custom post type for team members, I've also got the following page structure: about <-- this is a page about/team-members <-- this is a page, lists all the team ...
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How can I convert Posts into Custom type posts?

I have a Wordpress site that I just updated to 3.1. I want to make use of custom post types now, my question is how can I assign (transfer?) a post to a newly created custom post type ? For example, ...
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Sort custom post type list table by display name of a user id stored as post meta value

I have a custom post type named domicile. Each post (domicile) has an owner (not the author). Owners are users with a custom role. I store the user id as a post meta value (dmb_owner) for the domicile ...
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Creating a default Custom Post Template that a Theme can override

I'm in the midst of building a Wordpress Plugin that adds a custom post type, for which I'd like to include a default template to display. Essentially, this is an event management plugin, and the ...
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TV Show database - Best way for structuring it?

I want to make a TV Show database in Wordpress that has this URL format: /tvshows/friends/01/12/ /tvshows/ would list all series /tvshows/friends/ would list all the seasons available for Friends ...
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Seperating Custom Post Search Results

I have a site that has a few custom post types. When a customer searches it shows a combination of all the different posts. I'd like to segment the two on the same page resulting in something that ...
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Permalinks in Custom Post types

Is it possible for a custom post type to have a permalink as domain.com/custom-slug/ instead of domain.com/custom/custom-slug/? I can't seem to achieve it. rewrite argument while registering it ...
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Templates for Custom Post Types and Custom Taxonomies

I am working on a custom theme for a network of sites that are deployed under a WordPress MultiSite installation. Within these theme I create 4 custom post types that have two taxonomies added to all ...
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Search that will look in custom field, post title and post content

I am looking for a way to perform a search, and while performing the search, it checks a custom field named keywords, the post title and the post content. If any of those fields have results like what ...
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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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Removing Edit Permalink/View “Custom Post Type” areas

Trying to replicate some functionality I've seen on a few other themes before, but would like to know/understand for my own uses. I've created a custom post type, called "testimonials". I believe ...
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Set posts of a custom post type to be private by default?

Say I created a custom post type called 'Private Posts' ($post_type = itsme_private_posts) and want all posts under the custom post type to be set to 'Private' automatically when published i.e. by ...
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When you create a custom post type, does that also create capabilities for editing/deleting that post type automatically?

For example, if I create a post type called "destinations" does that automatically create capabilities like "edit_destinations" or "delete_destinations"?
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Getting the Intersection of Two Custom Taxonomy Terms for a Custom Post Type?

(Moderators note: Was originally titled "How to get_posts of a custom post type that is in two custom taxonomies?") I have a custom post type that has two taxonomies which are separate, one called ...
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WP 3.1 - archive pages for custom content types possible now without a plugin?

I noticed that WP 3.1 supposedly has 'new CMS capabilities like archive pages for custom content types', however, I can't see that implemented yet? I've been using a plugin called 'Simple Custom Post ...
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How to sort CPT by custom meta value (date), and return posts month by month

For future reference: I am using the great Meta Box Plugin to help expedite meta box creation for my custom post types. My goal: To build a highly customizable events section closely resembling a ...
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Permalink rewrite 404 conflict- WordPress Taxonomies/ CPT

Wondering if someone could tell me why sub pages (child pages) no longer work (eg: www.mysite.com/type/childpage). I have a page called "Type" (working fine), and I wish to have Child Pages of "Type" ...
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Wordpress returns 404 on custom rewrite rule conflict in parameters

I have been following the steps on the answer here and it worked wonders. But my problem is on this part, on the original: add_filter('rewrite_rules_array', 'mmp_rewrite_rules'); function ...
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Adding %author% in custom post type URL structure?

I'm trying to do some WordPress URL rewriting ... Specifically I have custom post type that currently works like this: http://mydomain.com/videos/post-title/ But I would like to have it located at: ...
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Creating a Custom Post Type as a Plugin? Why?

I've been experimenting with creating a Custom Post Type as a plugin (because I've seen this recommended in various places). But I have a question not about the how, but rather the why of building ...
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Make featured image required

Is it possible to force user to set featured image on some types of posts. For example I've got custom post type mm_photo and I want to show some error message or somehow block user from publishing or ...
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Drag n Drop Post Order for multiple Custom Post Types

I have two custom post types (Branding Elements and Products) that I'm showing on a single page, and the client wants to be able to control the sort order of the page. What would be the best course ...
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How do I add a new custom post format?

How do I add a new custom format while making a post in WordPress? The default formats are standard, aside, image, gallery... I want to add a new format of 'xyz' name. How can I do it?
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importing third party json feed as custom post type [closed]

I have a third party json feed http://feeds.artlogic.net/artworks/artlogiconline/json/ that i need to use to import data in wordpress as a custom post type called "artwork". Are there are handy ...
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How to order posts of a custom post type by date DESC in dashboard Admin?

I created a new post type named "Video". When I create post for the post type, posts is ordered by title ASC. Is it possible to order posts by date DESC please ? register_post_type('Videos', ...
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How to do a custom bookmarks post type?

Let me first explain what I am wanting to do... I am wanting to add all my hundreds of website bookmarks that I have now in my browser, into wordpress for the following reasons. Can search my ...
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How can I include custom post types on a tag page?

I'm using custom post types, but they don't appear on tag pages along with regular posts and i'd like to include both standard and custom post types on tag or category pages. What would be required ...
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Wordpress 3.1 - How does one add sticky post capabilities to post types

In wordpress 3.1 they finally added the option of allowing posts belonging to a custom post type to be marked as "sticky"... what I can't figure out though is how to enable this so the admin menu ...
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Automatically create child pages when saving a (parent) page

I have a bit of a tricky one... I have a hierarchical Custom Post Type ('shows') that represents events. Is it possible for the user to create a new page (ie show), save the page and for Wordpress to ...
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Categories assigned to custom post type not found

Here's my issue: I have assigned a custom post type to certain categories. When I search for these categories, either through search or entering the url directly. However, if I assign a normal post ...
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How to have a custom URL structure for a custom post type?

Even though this question sounds like others here is my problem: The site I am updating had a permalink structure of /%postname%, during this time I created a custom post type of "popups" (rewrite ...
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Title_save_pre - Simple problem that u know for sure

I have two custom post type. Then I need to use title_save_pre to post title prior to saving it in the database. I need to use this filter just for one custom post type. This is my function: ...
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Add special meta box to custom post type

I have managed to add a meta box to my custom post type (see code below) Now I need to add another meta box. With this box I want to display / edit a value from another table called ...
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Custom wp_query pagination - next_posts_link() or wp_pagenavi() always empty

I'm aware this is a topic discussed to death, but I have read through many solutions and can't understand why my pagination simply isn't working. I have a very simple custom wp_query: $current_page ...
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how to create my own edit.php admin page code or template for my custom post type

Most plugins try to hide the components of the edit.php screen on wp admin and replace it with meta boxes to create the needed layout and fields for the custom post type. But this means that there is ...
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Taxonomy count per Post type

Below is the code i use to output the post tag (taxonomy) count/number. I want to be able to split the count based on post type that the taxonomy features in (rather than the total number). So i ...
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Define menu_order on Creation of New Custom Post?

I've created a custom post type called video and I'm using a plugin called Playlist_Order (which changes the menu_order field) to allow the user to use a drag and drop interface to order their videos ...
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What does this PHP function code mean? [closed]

Can someone please help me to understand each part of this code? Can you comment every line so I can understand and custom the code accordind to my purpose. Here is the link in pastebin: class ...