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

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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 ...
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How to set a custom post type to have viewable future posts

I've setup a CPT to act the same ways as posts but used to post event details. Thing is that some of the posts are in the future and such have a future date set on them. Problem is that normal users ...
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Confusion with adding meta capabilities to a role after registering a Custom Post Type with corresponding 'capability_type' parameter

I got quite confused with Custom Post Type (CPT) 'capability_type' parameter and adding generated capabilities to a role. So I've got a CPT called 'external_role' registered as following: ...
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Use a separate upload folder for custom post attachment upload

So, i'm trying to find out a way to use two separate upload folders, being the default one wp-content/uploads for general media uploads, and another one say wp-content/custom for one specific type of ...
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How to give a CPT (custom post type) a date based url

I have events that have an event-date custom field. I want to create a date based page to display all events for a given day, and my hope was to use the url to help with that. I have a 7 day ...
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Wordpress Custom Post Types with a page as a parent?

I have a lot of custom type items in my new WP project, and for navigation reasons, I want to make the parent to some of them a Wordpress page. The problem is that apparently, Wordpress does not let ...
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Merge two custom post types into one admin page?

I am building a site with 4 custom post types. To make things easier for our client/admin, I'm wondering if there is a way to merge those custom post types into one list in the backend? Like if you ...
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Why have my custom post type searches stopped working after changing URLs / updating WordPress?

IMPORTANT UPDATE: I've realised that my problems could also lie with the WordPress 3.3 update. A while ago I posted a solution to my own question about searching Custom Post Types. At that time, I ...
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Show all sticky posts, WITH pagination

Trying to get a custom admin link working for a custom post type. I've managed to add a link to show all "sticky" posts next to the usual "All", "Published", "Trash", etc., but the actual query isn't ...
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Taxonomy term in permalink

I have a big problem. I have been banging my head on this all day long. It seems to be a stupid easy question. Possibly also with a stupid easy answer. But I can't seem to find it. What I want is ...
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Will a post object's “post_name” always be equal to the “path” on non-hierarchal custom post types? (using get_page_by_path() function)

The Short: When feeding the path into get_page_by_path() something like this: $post_object = get_page_by_path( 'path_of_post', OBJECT, 'my_custom_post_type' ) ... Assuming the custom post type is ...
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How can I rewrite URLs to pass taxonomy and post type values to the query?

So I have a site with about 6 custom post types.Three of these post types are attached to a single custom taxonomy. I would like to be able to list_cats in the sidebar and spit out a url like ...
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Load a script just to custom post type in admin

I have created a custom post type "portfolio" with something like this : $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' => true, 'publicly_queryable' => true, 'show_ui' => ...
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Large Uploads in WordPress

I'm working with a church that uses WordPress to manage their website and podcast. So far, they have a 200-step process every week for publishing the podcast (I exaggerate, but it is a huge ...
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How to use a custom post type archive as front page?

I'd like to use a custom post type archive as a site's front page, so that http://the_site.com/ is a custom post type archive displayed according to my archive-{post-type}.php file. Ideally I ...
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clients list using wordpress

I am using wordpress for my new website and i have list of clients(name and their logos). I am confused how to make those editable using wordpress? Html as follows... <ul> <li><img ...
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How to add relationships between custom post types?

Let's say i have a sample post called "avatar" in "movie", "trailer", "review" and "details" custom post types. How can i display in the "movie" custom post type the content + links to "trailer", ...
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How to call a custom post with get_posts() instead of query_posts()?

I currently use query_posts to show these custom posts but I'm pretty sure that I should uses get_posts() to write it correctly. <?php query_posts( array( 'type-mario' => 'games', 'showposts' ...
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Redesigning Custom Post Type “Add New” page

I've been browsing all over google for a solution to this. I'm writing a custom post types plugin for work to log-in visitors that we get. I initially wrote a mock-up without custom post types, then I ...
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Creating relationships between multiple content types

I'm working on a site where there are multiple content types in addition to the built-in ones (see list below). I'd like to establish the ability to mark related content in any direction, from any ...
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Best way to create list of gigs for Wordpress theme?

I'm currently designing a musician's wordpress theme, and am looking to create a user-controlled dynamic gig list. It doesn't have to have a link to any event pages, just a simple "where, when, with ...
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Adding a Custom Post Type into the menu screen

I need a way of adding custom post types to the "Appearance-->Menus" option in Wordpress. i have created a custom post type with: register_post_type('produksjoner',$args); All examples I find just ...
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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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Custom Post Type Archives by Date and Taxonomy

Lets use the classic example of a custom post type called "movies", with its own taxonomy called "genre". By registering the custom post type (with a "movie" slug), the permalinks are already set up ...
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Fail to compare dates in meta_query

This is the piece of code I use to get event posts whom date metadata is newer than today : <?php query_posts( array( 'post_type' => 'concerts', 'meta_key' => ...
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Custom Post Type URL Rewriting?

I setup a custom post type for my portfolio projects. The main URL for this is located at /projects/ Now I've also setup my blog posts permalink to /articles/*/ for the permalink structure. This ...
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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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Post formats “audio” and “video” only showing in index.php

I have files in my theme called single-audio.php and single video.php, but when I click on an audio post-format or video post-format wordpress uses the index.php instead of my single-audio.php or ...
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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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Front end registration/login & publish/update 1 custom post

I want to be able to allow a user to register/login via a front end form and be able to create 1 custom post which only they will be able to edit and update via a front end form. This will be part of ...
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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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why doesn't the_content() work in this {single-custom_post_type.php} page?

This code is from my page single-publication.php. It outputs the relevant custom fields etc (here wrapped in template tags), but the_content() won't output the post content. I've resorted to using ...
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Linking Two Post Types

and thanks in advance for your help. I've done some searching, and this question has been answered a couple of times with reference to the "posts 2 posts" plugin, but the documentation on that is ...
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Search multiple custom fields by using meta_query

I'm trying to create a search results listing for a custom post type and the problem I'm running in to is with the way the 'meta_query' parameter is stringing the passed values together. It appears ...
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Possible to change the URL for the regular post type without affecting the URL of other custom post types?

The Dilemma I have a few custom post types: Portfolio Items Testimonials FAQs The URL structures for these custom post types are: mysite.com/portfolio/name-of-custom-post ...
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Can I make user role that can only access a certian content type?

I would like make a custom role that can only access a custom content type that I'm going to be creating in the admin. Is that possible and does any know of any examples or tutorias that I should ...
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Use template_include with custom post types

I want to check for an appropriate template in the theme folder before falling back to the file in my plugin directory. Here’s my code: add_filter('template_include', 'sermon_template_include'); ...
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Custom Post Type Archive Page: Set Posts Per Page, Paginate

I have a custom post type called video. Would like to paginate its archive page, showing only 3 posts on each page. There is also a custom loop on the archive page that outputs all the video posts ...
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Custom Post Types 404 Issue

I dont know why my custom post types render the Page not found. This is the code I am using to register custom posts. www.example.com/products/product1/ renders 404 where as ...
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How to order adjacent posts (prev / next) by custom field value?

I am using the More Fields and More Types plugins to create a custom post type called product. This custom type is based on the Post type. One of the fields is named lot which is an integer ...
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How to create a custom search for custom post type?

I have a search field for the blog posts, but I need an other for a custom post type. How can I create this custom search form with a different search result layout?
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Filter custom post types in admin not working

Hello I'm wondering if anyone can help me figure this out. Essentially when I click on my custom post type 'Portfolio' in admin, I see a list of 'Services' next to posts, but when I click on one to ...
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Returning search results by relevance, including Custom Post Types

The default WordPress search setup isn't really working for my website's setup. I have two custom post types (species, glossary) which I'd like to search for, as well as the standard post type. The ...
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Two Custom Post Types, Share Two Taxonomies

I have two custom post types Hotels Things to do And I have two taxonomies Activities Regions So when a user sees a Hotel (custom post): the user can then see the region it's in what ...
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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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Rewriting a custom-post-type permalink with taxonomy term?

I'm trying to rewrite my url for a custom_post_type named wr_events with one of its custom_taxonomy terms from event_type add_action('init', 'wr_events'); function wr_events() { ...
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Adding post tags to custom post types

Standard WordPress post types have "Post Tags" which can be used to "tag" posts with similar content, makes those similar posts easily accessible just by opening that particular tag page and receiving ...
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Page as child in custom post type slug?

I have the following structure: /projects (archive of cpt projects with template archive-projects.php) /projects/project-1 (single view of cpt with template single-projects.php) /projects/downloads ...
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How to filter custom posts by tags and custom fields?

I'm planning a site for a client who wants users to be able to filter upcoming events by the following criteria: Type i.e. Comedy, Theatre, Music etc. Date Daily or Weekend Duration Daily or Half ...
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Create page to handle form submission

I currently have some custom post types "shops" (actually more like pages than posts) and a custom taxonomy "products" linked to those post types. I'm attempting to create a form (via shortcode) that ...