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

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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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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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Ordering Posts List By Taxonomy Terms?

I am wondering how to write code to order a list of posts by their terms from custom taxonomies? Here is what I have so far: I have a page that lists all the posts in a Custom Post Type, on one ...
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Removing Image Sizes for Custom Post Type

I'm trying to go about this without the use of a plugin, but actions and filters Is there a way to remove extra image sizes generated by WordPress based on the Custom Post Type? I've been trying to ...
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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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Creating multiple page URL without creating the pages in WordPress

I want to create many page URL without actually creating the pages in the WordPress dashboard. And assigned a particular template.
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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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Custom Post Type and Taxonomies Structures

I am slightly hesitant in opening this topic because I have read through so many topics regarding this both on and off Stack Exchange. I will try and make it your guys worthwhile because I still have ...
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Term Checklist Walker - Disable Parent Categories

Currently I have a structure where the top level categories are acting like landing pages, so they should have no posts directly assigned to them. What I would like to do is disable the top level ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to Add Custom Fields to a Custom Post Type?

Ok, so I have registered a few custom post types and a few taxonomies. Now, for the life of me, I cannot figure out the code I need to add a Custom Field to my Custom Post Type. I need a drop down ...
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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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How to get all taxonomies of a post type?

How can i get taxonomies of a post type? If I have a post type event and i need to find out the list of taxonomies that are attached to that post type. How do I find them?
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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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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:
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Add Custom Fields to Custom Post Type RSS

I'd like to add custom fields in my custom post type to the RSS feed for that post type located at http://example.com/feed/?post_type=my_custom_post_type I've seen info on doing this for the regular ...
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Setting a custom sub-path for blog without using pages?

Warning: fairly pedantic request ahead. I have a design that makes use of posts (I.e., the blog) and a custom post type called "howto". The site front page ("/") has a template that displays the ...
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Custom post types - Use post_id in permalink structure

I'm registering my CPT like so: $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' => true, 'hierarchical' => false, 'rewrite' => array( 'with_front' => false, ...
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Multiple Custom Metabox Help

I have been trying to get this worked out for over a year and have tried numerous ways and have not been able to get it to work. I'd really appreciate it if someone could help me with this. Here's ...
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How to connect different CPTs together?

I hope this question has its place here. I've always thought that connecting different Custom Post Types together is a rather common need, like in popular tutorial examples of custom taxonomy usage ...
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How to display regular posts & custom post types that fall under a category using just the generic category template?

1) My site has posts, and 2 custom post types (news & essays) 2) They all share normal categories like sports & health (no custom taxanomy involved) 3) Using the generic category.php template, ...
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The right way to create a custom search page for complex custom post types

I am trying to create a custom search page to show only custom posts types that meet specific search criteria. I have a complex form that involves different selects, radio buttons and text input ...
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Custom Post Type “Event”: chronological list of recurring events

i'm looking for a good and easy way to have a custom post type "event" that can have multiple dates. (I have tested about 20 plugins). I think i have no problem building a metabox allowing the user to ...
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Adding 'menu order' column to custom post type admin screen

I want to use the menu order attribute to control ordering for a custom post type that's going to be used for a specific purpose. It's easy enough to add this to the CPT via supports => ...
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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 ...
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Shouldn't this be easy?! Custom post type/custom taxonomy permalink

So this is driving me absolutely insane. I've spend days trying to fix this and I can't work out why this is so difficult as surely this is a very common permalink structure! I looked through ...
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Where, When, & How to Properly Flush Rewrite Rules Within the Scope of a Plugin?

I am having a bit of a strange issue with rewrite rules not flushing properly. I have tried using flush_rewrite_rules(); and flush_rewrite_rules(true);. I have also tried globalizing $wp_rewrite ...
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How to rename default posts-type Posts

I'm using the posts-type Posts to display portfolio items and it looks strange to have portfolio labeled as posts. Is there any way to rename Posts to Portfolio instead to better reflect it's usage.
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Page Template as Custom Post Type Archive

My goal is to have the slug www.domain.com/resources used by a Page Template rather than an Archive Page, and have single CPT posts as children of that slug, such as www.domain.com/resources/post. ...
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Replacing the title in admin list table

Here is my situation: I am trying to filter the content of the title column in my custom post type edit table but I can't get it working. Here is what I have tried: ...
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custom slug for custom post type

Hi and thanks for reading. I want to insert the post author into my custom post type slug. Example: http://example.com/charts/%author%/ Any ideas how to accomplish this? Here is my custom post ...
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How to handle a hierarchy with custom post types

I have moved into WordPress for a few days and was quite impressed by all the available features, plugins and polished themes. I have spent quite some times reading documentation about themes and ...
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Echo all meta keys of a custom-post TYPE

Is there a way to dump a list of all meta keys being used by all posts belonging to a custom post type? I.e., a post-type named foods, each food (ham, spaghetti, chicken), can have a different meta ...
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Remove tabs from media uploader for a CPT

I use the media uploader in a own meta-box for a custom post type called "premium". The Thickbox opens after a click of the button in the meta-box and files can be uploaded. Now I want to remove the ...
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tag.php doesn't work with tags on a custom post type post?

here's another stumper. I have a tag.php page. It works fine, unless you click a tag that is in a post associated with a custom post type. Then it doesn't work. Its like that tag, doesn't exist. But ...
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Priority for Categories, Tags, Taxonomies, Posts, Pages and Custom Posts with same url

I have been reading dozens of posts and honestly, I have many doubts on how this work. Furthermore, I think that with WP3.1 more issues have been added here because I am having even more problems now ...
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meta_query for keys that aren't yet set

I'm trying to query for a custom post type for a gallery system. I have a checkbox to set a gallery as a "featured" gallery (set up through More Fields plugin) - if this is checked then the meta value ...
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Custom Post Type, WP_Query and 'orderby'

I do have a custom post type with the following setup: $supports = array( 'title' , 'editor' , 'thumbnail' , 'revisions' , 'page-attributes' ); $args = array( 'hierarchical' ...