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

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How to order custom post type by multiple custom fields?

How to display posts with 'Event' custom type ordered by 'Start_Hour' and then by 'Start_Minute'? 'Start_Hour' and 'Start_Minute' are numeric custom fields. I tried this, but it doesn't work: $args ...
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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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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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Custom-Taxonomy as categories: Remove “most-used” tab?

I created a custom-taxonomy for a custom-post-type which functions as kind of categories for this post-type. The Metabox for my taxonomy has two tabs. One for my Categories and a second tab called ...
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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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Custom post type - posts list - white screen of death

i am getting a weird error - white screen in the list of posts for a specific Custom post type (just for that one) tried deactivating all the plugins tried checking for error (debugging = true) ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Custom post type for 'staff' versus using wordpress user profiles?

A scenario I keep coming across is where an organisation might have several staff for whom I want to have some sort of listing and a single profile page with biographical information. Typically I ...
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How to prefix post permalinks with /blog/ - without affecting custom post types?

I have several custom post types, which are properly structured as /%post_type%/%postname%/, however I wish to have the same effect for regular blog entries: /blog/%postname%/ If I prepend the ...
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Copy a Taxonomy Term into the Post Title for a certain Custom Post Type

I am using Gravity Forms to allow users to create posts from the front end. However, the way this site I am building is going to work, one specific Post_Type is essentially just a "Data" post. There ...
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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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Create an Info/Help message at top of a custom post type

I'm wondering how you go about creating an info/help message at the top of a custom post type in WP's dashboard? I often see these at the top of plugins and Id like to do the same thing for my custom ...
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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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List upcoming events, ordered by date in a custom field

I want to display a list of events with dates in upcoming order. Ex: 23 March, 2013, 30 March, 2013 Below is the query I'm using to filter out posts from my database: query_posts( ...
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sort events based on event date custom field

I'm trying to list events (custom posttype 'kurs') by event date, which are stored as custom fields ('dato'). My loop so far looks like this: <ul> <?php $loop = new WP_Query( array( ...
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Categories under custom post types doesn't show properly

I used a custom post type in my website: I added archive-{mytaxonomy}.php and also single-{mytaxonomy}.php. I also created a separate sidebar for my taxonomy and everything looks fine until I click ...
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Assign Page Template Within A Custom Post Type

I have registered a Custom Post Type and created a file called archive-myCPT.php and another one for single posts called single-myCPT.php. What I want to do is to create a page where I will show just ...
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filter search result with custom post type meta key

The default search returns all post types, which is what I want. But for one specific custom post type I want to limit the result to a specific meta key value (a custom date that must be greater than ...
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Possible to add meta box to edit.php pages?

I've been googling this for a while, and came across this link here: Can I limit this meta box to a particular page? What I am trying to achieve is adding a custom Meta Boxe I created onto a CPT ...
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Custom Post Type Archive Template

I have similar problem to this one: Custom Post Type Template - Archive I have a WordPress custom post type called coupon. I try to assign the template to it by using archive-coupon.php, but it goes ...
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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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Loading External Scripts in Admin but ONLY for a Specific Post Type?

So I continue to run into this issue and I just looking for the best and simplest solution to solve this problem. I have come to make use of custom post types in many different projects and have ...
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Custom Post Type Templates from Plugin Folder?

I'd like to offer my custom post type as a Plugin, so that people can use it without touching their theme folder. But custom post type templates -- such as single-movies.php -- reside in the theme ...
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Extending the search context in the admin list post screen

I have a created a custom post type and have attached some custom fields to it. Now I would like for the search that authors can perform on the custom post list screen (in the admin backend) to also ...
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Allow member to have access to custom post type only. Permission to only edit their own posts

OK I'm looking for the best way to attack this. I'm very comfortable with PHP and making custom post types with custom meta fields in WordPress. Here is what I'm looking at doing: User registers ...
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Should I use custom post types or a custom database tables for plugin development?

I'm fairly new to writing wordpress plugins, but I've jumped in the deep end already and I want to make sure I'm doing it "right" on my upcoming big project. I'm going to be heavily extending ...
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Attaching media to custom posts without editor

I'm creating a custom post type, "gallery", in which the admin should be able to upload images (these images would be attached to the post). The thing is that the "editor" meta box is disabled for ...
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Deregister custom post types

Anyone know of a way to deregister custom post types ? Is there an equivalent to register_post_type() ?
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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 generation of default image sizes for some custom post types?

I used custom post type, where 'thumbnail', 'medium' and 'large' sized not required. I need to disable this sizes and create function or plugin, where i can set, which image size is required for each ...
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Query for custom post type? [closed]

I have installed the Custom Post Type UI plugin. After activation of this plugin I have created a custom post type called portfolio. Now I want to use this on the portfolio page in the front-end. How ...
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Custom Post Type - Taxonomy Dropdown Menu?

I have created a custom post type and added various meta boxes/fields to this custom post type. All is working excellent except for one element... Instead of utilizing the default interface for ...
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Creating a relationship between two post types

I want to build a TV series database using WordPress. I have followed some tutorials and I have two custom post types: one for movies, one for and series. I followed this post for the structure. My ...
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Wordpress 3.3 custom post type with /%postname%/ permastruct?

There is earlier post with similar title, but it does not look in to the WordPress 3.3, and that is important as 3.3 advertises interestingly: "Use the postname permalink structure without a ...
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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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How to change default position of WP meta boxes?

Im wondering if there is a way to change the default position of Wordpresses meta boxes such as "featured image" for custom post types without having to drag them manually? Example: