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

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Put update-like notification bubble on multiple CPTs menus for pending items

Much like how the Plugins or Comments menu items have these number notifications in a bubble for updates and unmoderated comments respectively, I'd like to use that bubble to display the number of ...
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Custom post type - order field

In a custom post type, is there a way to include the "order" field that is available for pages? Is there any built-in logic that prevents duplicate values in the "order" field? The idea is to be ...
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Use a plugin to handle custom post types?

I've seen some tutorials showing how to create custom post types - the process seems straightforward enough. The issue I have with this is that the custom type information is part of the theme, and ...
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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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Programmatically publish a post (custom post type) with custom fields

I have a custom post type 'Participant' with many custom fields. I also have a form with corresponding input fields for the user to fill out. When he submits the form, I want a new post to be ...
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Get Posts by Custom Post Type ,Taxonomy, and Term

Ok, so i have a Custom Post Type called "Services". This custom post type has a taxonomy called "Areas" and there's 5 terms in that taxonomy. Let's say I have 10 posts on "Services" and there's 5 ...
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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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Remove “posts” from admin but show a custom post

After checking out: http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/remove_menu_page, I successfully use the following code to hide some stuff from the menu: add_action( 'admin_menu', ...
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How do I get the permalink of a custom post type?

I can get the permalink of a specific post tag or category, but what if I want to get the permalink of a custom post type? I can't find anything in the Codex or anywhere else about how to do this.
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Why won't my metabox data save?

I have a custom post with a lot of meta boxes. I recently tried to add some dynamic metaboxes, using this question: Create more Meta Boxes as needed I managed to get the metaboxes to add nicely, the ...
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Defining capabilities for custom post type

On creation of a custom post type I'm trying to define capabilities but it's not working. What's wrong with this code? $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' => true, ...
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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_Query Pagination on single-custom.php

What I am looking to do: Setup WP_Query pagination in a single-custom-post-type.php template file What I have done 1) Created a post type called "authors". Each post within that post type is an ...
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Enable revisions for custom post type

I have created a custom Post Type, and Registered it. Can someone help me how to enable revisions to Custom Post type?
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Custom Post Type Plugin: Where Do I Put The Template?

I'm writing a custom post type plugin. Part of it I'm outputting to the template via shortcodes. But other parts need a custom post template, and I figured out how to use the template hierarchy for ...
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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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Custom Post Type Menus

I'm writing a plugin for work because our main website is being ported to WordPress eventually. I've got multiple custom post types planned for this plugin and would like to group them all into one ...
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New post status for custom post type

I have a custom post type recipes. I am using a cron script to automatically aggregate news into the database. It is currently being imported and saved as 'Pending Review'. Is it possible to create ...
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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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Displaying a custom post type alphabetically

I've created a custom post type which now has around 100 posts in it. I simply want to display these in alphabetical order by the post title rather than the default which seems to be most recent ...
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the_author_posts_link() for authors of custom post types

I have both regular blog posts and a custom post type in a blog. The page template shows the author posts link. If you click on that link for an author that has authored some posts, that page ...
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custom post type or taxonomy

I'm working on a real-estate site where I need to create a profile for each agent, the initial view when you click on view agents would be to list them alphabetically, ideally from a dropdown you ...
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Automatically set post title to same value as a meta box

I've removed "Title" from a custom post type that I created. Which makes it that all new posts gets the name "Auto Draft". To get around this I want to be able to fetch a value/post name from a meta ...
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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 make a WP_Query search with custom post types?

I've registered a custom post type called "node". When I create a basic WP_Query to get posts of that type, it works just fine. Example: $args = array( 'post_status' => 'publish', 'post_type' ...
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Why does my custom taxonomy show a total count across all post types

I have created a custom taxonomy 'season' I have 3 custom post types which I want to use this taxonomy. These are Races Galleries Competitors Now, when I view the totals within the taxonomy ...
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Custom sortable columns ordered by meta-value?

I have no idea why my sortable function does not sort my "events" my a custom post-meta. I have a custom-post-type named wr_event… I have my custom columns set up and my post-meta is shown in the ...
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how to group custom post types

hi wanted to know do i group my custom post types to appear together in a group in the wordpress back end menu bar like this below in the picture what code do i have to use in my functions.php so that ...
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List Categories for Custom Post Types - WordPress

I'm using custom post types in WordPress 3.0 (now 3.0.1) to setup a custom directory system, but can't seem to find how to list out the categories under the custom taxonomy similar to how you'd use ...
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Action hook on Edit custom post type?

Is there an explicit action hook that will fire when (or just before) the admin Edit page renders for a custom post type? Something similar to {$new_status}_{$post->post_type}? I'm trying to find the ...
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Quick edit screen customization

Possible Duplicate: How to show custom meta box on "Quick Edit" screen? I'm trying to edit the quick edit screen on my custom post type "visitor" so that I can add some options for my end-users. My ...
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How to Make a Separate RSS Feed for Each Custom Post Type

How can I make a separate RSS feed for each custom post type? I had searched the net for it and found suggestions to do something like this: http://www.yoursite.com/feed/?post_type=book I tried ...
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Automatically sorting custom post type admin area by a custom field

I have created a custom post type to display future events, with the event's date stored in a custom field (YYYY/MM/DD format). I'd like the admin screen for this custom post type to be automatically ...
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Select all in parent category, group by child category?

I am trying to format a custom post type for a "series". Each post is an Episode, each Episode belongs to a Season, and each Season belongs to a series (just like a TV show). I have the following: ...
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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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What should I use - Taxonomies, custom fields, Post Type?

I've setup a traveling/photography blog. I want to have different post types: Traveling, Hotel Reviews, etc. For the traveling post, I want to add unique data like: City, Weather (for the current time ...
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How Do I Use The Wordpress Plugin Posts 2 Posts by Scribu?

I have a Wordpress site that relies on relationships quite heavily. It's a record label website where artists can be related to tours, reviews, album releases and store items throughout the site. I ...
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How to model a hierarchy for courses, levels and lessons?

I'm a bit of a wordpress noob and I'm diving head first into a course creation plugin. The structure will go program > course > level > lesson. Right now I have lessons set up as a custom post type ...
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Registering custom taxonomy with unique name, a good practise?

Is it a good practise to register custom taxonomy with a unique name (the $taxonomy parameter), and then use the rewrite argument to set a custom slug? For example, I could create a taxonomy called ...
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Meta Boxes: 'admin_init' or 'add_meta_boxes' hook?

When setting up meta boxes in a custom post type I've been do so using the add_meta_boxes hook, e.g. add_action('add_meta_boxes', 'meta_box_setup'); function meta_box_setup() { add_meta_box( ...
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Can you make a custom metabox field be required to save a new post?

I am working on a custom post type, I have removed all the standard wordpress form items and started from scratch with custom meta boxes, except the title field. In my situation, it is really ...
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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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Rewrite rule for Custom post type Monthly and Yearly archive

I have a custom post type "contest_recipe". I can view contest recipe posts by year and by date with the following urls: http://example.com/2011/?post_type=contest_recipe - shows all 2011 contest ...
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custom post type and custom taxonomy permalink

I have 2 pages. /client-a/ /client-b/ I have a custom post type, called "case": $case_type = array( 'labels' => $case_labels, 'public' => true, 'publicly_queryable' => true, ...
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Setting up custom post type archives in WP3.1? Any luck?

I've just moved a site I'm developing to WP3.1 so that I can take advantage of and start testing some of the new features. I'm especially liking the has_archive parameter in registering 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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visually sort ordering “custom post types” for end users

Now with those custom post types and other bits of content that don't necessarily need to be organized chronologically by date, for example: the client has a 100 T-Shirts as custom post type "SHIRT" ...
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Custom Post Type and Taxonomy URL rewrite

I'm creating custom theme for my personal website using Wordpress 3.5.1. I have problem with the WordPress custom post type and taxonomy, here's the detail: custom post type name: articles taxonomy ...
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WP_Query ignores post_type in category view

I have following query to select posts by my custom post-type. This works fine while being on the frontpage (the snippet is included in the sidebar). As soon it gets executed on a category page the ...
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Per Post Type Revision Numbers

In wp-config.php you're able to change how WordPress deals with post revisions. Specifically you're able to turn them off or specify a max number of revisions. I'd like to be able to set a max number ...