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

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Custom Post Formats for Custom Post Types

The weight of opinion seems to favour using custom post types instead of custom post formats. I have several custom post types that I want to style in 4 different formats in a way that is not public ...
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add_rewrite_rule and custom variable

I have been wanting to do something similar like this for a long time. I have a url http://studionumberone.com/portfolio/obey-clothing/ which just shows the jquery gallery of images, I then have ...
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Many to Many Relationship between Two Custom Post Types

How to I create a many-to-many relationship between two custom post types? Give type A and type B, I'd like to be able to show all B's that relate to a given A, and all A's that relate to a given B.
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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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I can't set meta_key in my custom post type query

I've created a custom post, events, and saved the meta data event_year to each event. I'm trying to get a year's event archive. When I go the the following URL, the meta_key and meta_value are not ...
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Custom Post Type: Set post_title equal to a custom post type field

I’ve created a custom post type for employees in a company with some fields they have to fill (like E-mail, phone, etc.) and a select box which takes some values from another custom post type called “...
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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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Custom Post Type: Get most recent permalink

Stupid question, I bet: I'm doing a website for an artist where I have a custom post type of "Painting". How do I get the permalink of the one added most recently?
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How to add meta box to backend menu page

I need to add a meta box to the backend menu page, in Appearance->Menus (/wp-admin/nav-menus.php), to list all the available post types, both the defaults & the custom ones. It will contain a ...
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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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Unable to save custom taxonomy terms in a custom-built metabox

I've roughly followed the tutorial here on how to create "custom taxonomy input panels". I'm using a custom post type of homes and a custom taxonomy called beds (used to record the number of beds in a ...
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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 post type archive and single.php files not working

Hi I've created a custom post type called shows. here is the code for it. <?php add_action('init', 'show_register'); function show_register() { //arguments to create the post type. ...
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Parent & Child Taxonomy slugs in custom post permalink

I've registered a custom post type "book" and a taxonomy "authors" as below: add_action( 'init', 'post_book_init' ); function post_book_init() { $labels = array( 'name' =&...
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Custom taxonomy & post slug permalink

I have a custom taxonomy and a custom post type. I'm aiming for the following permalink structure: {custom taxonomy}/{custom taxonomy term}/{custom post slug} Or, at the very least, {custom ...
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Grossly inefficient wordpress loops!

I'm working on a site at the moment for an orchestra. The various members need to be listed, according to their instrument. The members have a custom post type of biography and I'm capturing the ...
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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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Pagination throws 404

I'm experiencing some problems with my pagination when displaying custom post types. I would like to display 9 posts and then display a numeric pagination. This is working, some links are generated ...
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Custom field values get deleted

I created a custom post type:products which also has custom fields: price & shipping. Occasionally, if I leave the edit product window open or refresh it, I lose the values inside price and ...
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Sort the main query in subcategories/terms?

I've got a 'downloads' custom post, with his custom taxonomy. The taxonomy has 2 main terms. One of the 2, has 4 sub-terms. I'm currently using the wp templating system to get a standard wpquery of ...
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Custom field being erased after autosave

Why wont the custom fields from this post type save? I have a custom post-type called Photos and a couple of meta boxes. Here is basically what I have in my functions.php add_action('init', '...
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Custom permalinks - post type - hierarchical taxonomy's

I did folowed the steps / solution from Jeff it helped me alot with he's settings, got it for about 90% working properly. But getting stuck on the post / postname. It loads now the producten/%...
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Displaying custom post type by first letter through custom taxonomy

I'm trying to make a page on my WordPress website to display all kinds of food through 26 loops. Every loop has to loop a letter of the alphabet, and on top of the page I have links that will link to ...
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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?) archives-...
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Display Editable Text Above CPT Archive Listings

I have two custom post types (Authors and Partners). I display their archive page's in the main navigation and use archive-authors.php and archive-partners.php to make a couple small tweaks to the ...
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Post metadata deletes itself

I'm using a custom post type for a portfolio. I have a few option in there, bring saved by update_post_meta(), it seems to work fine, but then out of the blue (within the hour), the data deletes its ...
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Is there a way to use regular categories with custom post types?

Is there a way to use regular categories with custom post types? It seems like there is better functionality and options with regular categories (such as permalink options, etc.).
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Limit widget to a specific registered sidebar

I have a widget I want only allowed to be used with the single.php sidebar. When I referenced the codex for register sidebar there isn't a way to limit widgets in the array. I've researched with "...
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Adding class “current_page_item” for custom post type menu

I am using the following to help display a list of posts created in a custom post type. $args = array( 'post_type'=>'portfolio', 'title_li'=> __('Portfolio') ); wp_list_pages( $args ); ...
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specify meta_key / meta_value condition for prev_post_link and next_post_link

I've got a custom post type (CPT) called event. Every event has got an associated meta_key called event_date. I want to make sure that events with empty event_date won't appear in my list of all ...
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Page not found taxonomy custom post type

I made a custom post type with taxonomies and when I go to the taxonomy page and view one of the taxonomies I get a page not found error like the taxonomy wasnt made. Any suggestions? /*Products*/ $...
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Custom query - alternate posts by category

I have a custom post type called "services" with a custom taxonomy called "location". Each post is categorized as either "Location A" or "Location B". I need to query all posts from the "services" ...
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title_save_pre on post publish

I'm trying to build the title of a custom post using the values within post custom fields. The problem is that using title_save_pre only executes when I update the post, not when I create it. When I ...
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Multiple orderby values in WP_Query

I'm trying to come up with a query to sort by multiple orderby values. Here's what I have so far: $dept_id=2; $query=new WP_Query(array( 'post_type'=>'wpcontactus', ...
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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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Exclude post_type from admin comments_list

I'm trying not to show comments from a certain custom post type int the comments list on the admin interface. I went to the "wp-admin/includes/class-wp-comments-list-table.php" and tried to play with ...
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How to get the custom post type from an archive page?

In my website I have three custom post types: scripts, scenes and plugins. When visiting the archive page of a single post type (i.e. by going to mysite.com/plugins) you correctly see all the posts of ...
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Post Rank on Single Post page based on custom field

As per my previous question. How to show posts rank based on custom field value It works perfect on homepage as I wanted. Now I want to show the same rank in single post pages also.
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How to get a list of term names of the custom post type im currently on in single.php

Ok so I have a custom post type of "Products" and a custom taxonomy of "Types". Now in the types taxonomy I have dozens of categories and sub categories assigned to custom post types. Custom Post ...
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How to Removing fields from the Media Uploader/Gallery on a Custom Post Type Edit Page

This post shows how to remove unwanted fields from the media uploader. It works great, but I want to limit it to a custom-post-type and I can't seem to figure out how to do it. I've tried the ...
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Custom post type not displaying content from single-{custom post type} page

I am trying to create a custom post type with taxonomy and a shortcode for my custom search in a plugin.When I activate my plugin I see my CPT and taxonomy on dashboard. But when I publish the post I ...
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Removing parent slug from URL on custom post type

As the title states, I'd like to remove parent slugs from URLs for a particular post type: services. Something that would change this: http://demo.com/parent-service/child-service-1 http://demo.com/...
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What's the purpose of 'taxonomies' parameter in register_post_type()?

As mentioned in register_post_type() Codex page: taxonomies (array) (optional) An array of registered taxonomies like category or post_tag that will be used with this post type. This can be used ...
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Remove custom metaboxes from custom post type

Is there a away to create a custom post type in wordpress that will only include the default metaboxes and not any other metabox that was added by other plugins. The idea is to use the custom post ...
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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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How to create a custom template for a custom taxonomy?

I have the following below which I have used to create a custom post type and a custom taxonomy. Within the products section I've created the categories "monitors" & "consumables". I have then ...
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Showing posts by collection of specific terms and texonomy

i have a custom post type name 'business' and taxonomy 'business-category'. now i want to show posts for some specific terms suppost, term1, term2, term3 etc. The following code is working for me but ...
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Debug output during filter execution doesn't work

I'm working on my first Wordpress plugin and am working on my first Custom Post Type. I'm looking to provide some debug output so I can see what kind of data I have to work with. I have the following ...
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Order custom posts by taxonomy?

I have the following custom post types: books, documents, examples, guidebooks, onlineaids. They were generated by the following code: /*---------------------------------------------------------------...
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Multiple parameters in a custom post type url rewrite

I have a custom post type called venues currently they display through the url format: http://mywebsite.com/venue/{venue-name} I would like to have the format: http://mywebsite.com/venue/{venue-...