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

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Custom post type yearly/ monthly archive permalinks

I have a custom post type "news" in my Wordpress site. I am using Advanced Custom Fields plugin to add meta data to each post. I want to create an array of news items as an archive: [2013] ...
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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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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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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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Dynamic taxonomy in permalink made all other posts NOT FOUND?

I added my taxonomies in the permalink instead of the Custom Post Type's slug, and it works fine. I'd even say everything was working fine but changing the WP installation to Multisite broke all other ...
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Restrict custom post type to only site administrator role

How can I remove this custom post type from being shown in the dashboard for non admin users? /* Add Websites Custom Post Type */ add_action( 'init', 'create_website_type' ); function ...
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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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Set post title from two meta fields

In a custom post type I have post titles disabled, however in the list of posts and in the slug it just shows the title as "auto-draft". I want to automatically take two pieces of post-meta and make ...
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get attachments for all posts of particular post type

I'm making a widget that shows a set of images from recent custom posts. I want to run the following query: SELECT p.* FROM wp_posts p WHERE post_type='attachment' AND post_mime_type LIKE 'image%' ...
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Why are the comments disabled by default on my custom_post_types?

I am using a custom post type + taxonomies in a podcast solution for a client. The setting (settings >> discussion) for comments is set to "allow comments". When I add / edit posts under the "posts" ...
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Remove unwanted part of permalink custom structure from CPT url?

My site currently has regular posts (in a section called "Trend Watch"), as well as a Custom Taxonomy (called "Region"). My permalink settings have this Custom Structure: ...
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How can you make permalink work for custom post type and taxonomy?

I have spent days now trying to figure this out, StackOverflow is my last resort. All I want is the following: ...
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Rewrite permalinks for custom posttype and custom taxonomy

How to rewrite permalinks for a custom posttype and custom taxonomy? I have a custom taxonomy: region, and a custom posttype: business. Now, how to rewrite the permalink, so that for a category, ...
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Custom post type URL with post ID that allows archiving and paging

I'm having a difficult time trying to get my custom post types URLs to work correctly. Every solution I find has crippled another part that needs to work. What I am trying to accomplish is ...
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Filter get_categories() for taxonomy term in WordPress

I want to show a category only if a (custom) post is in that category AND region = $name for that post. So, e.g. I have a custom post (type "business") named "Mamma Mia" in child-category: ...
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How to display category information from a custom post

I have created a page that uses custom posts: http://www.africanhealthleadership.org/resources/toolkit/ Each tool (Preparation, Assessment, etc.) is a custom post. On the WP Admin, each tool is a ...
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Custom Post Type Rewrite Rule for Author & Paging?

I'm using WordPress 3.0.1 and I have made custom post-type called 'dienasgramatas'. My plugin also makes custom rewrite rules for displaying all posts from this post type and even custom permalink ...
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Semantic URL Custom Post Type and Taxonomies permalinks

I have created a custom post type with custom taxonomies. Now I need help with the permalinks. Now is like that: custom post type archive: example.com/custom-post-type/ taxonomy archive: ...
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Changing the priority of a custom taxonomy's metabox

I'm creating a new custom taxonomy (not a custom post type). On the edit post page, this custom taxonomy is showing up above all of my other meta boxes. I'd like it to sink down lower in the group. ...
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how to group custom post type posts by custom taxonomy terms

I would really appreciate if you could help me :) I'm very stuck and don't know how to proceed. I have a custom post type called event and 2 custom taxonomies registered for it: event_type with ...
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Remove the “View” Link in Post Admin

I have a custom post type that I'm just using just to keep data in but I sometimes share it with others, and I don't want any confusion when the "view" link appears in the admin column. Is there a ...
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Custom post type 404s with rewriting even after resetting permalinks

I created a custom post type, of which the (simplified) arguments are: register_post_type( 'Event', 'public' => true, 'rewrite' => array( 'slug' => 'eventy'), 'has_archive' ...
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Adding meta values to permalink

I have publications and I want to simply add year and month to the permalink. Currently the year and month of publication is added to the post as a meta value. I've set up publications as a custom ...
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Unregister post type from child theme

I'm trying to unregister a post type from a child theme but I haven't been able to do so, the code in the funcions.php file on the parent theme is something like this: add_action( 'init', ...
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Custom Post Types on Category Pages

I'm working with a custom post type that uses the normal WordPress categories. I am able to modify my category template to display my custom post types exactly how I want them. The problem is, once ...
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importing third party json feed as custom post type [closed]

I have a third party json feed http://feeds.artlogic.net/artworks/artlogiconline/json/ that i need to use to import data in wordpress as a custom post type called "artwork". Are there are handy ...
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Custom database or Custom Post Types?

I have been searching throughout the web for the best way to implement what I need but just cannot find a best solution as there always seems to be some drawback. I'd prefer to do it right the first ...
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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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How to show the taxonomy assigned to a post in the table (where all the posts are displayed) of the custom post type?

Right now I use the following code to create a custom post type and assign a taxonomy to it: // === CUSTOM TAXONOMIES === // add_action('init', 'my_custom_taxonomies', 0); function ...
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How to set parent-child relationship between differents custom post types

I have just set up a post/parent relationship between a post type "episodes" and a post type "cartoon-series." I used this bit of code to add in the meta box to assign the parent from another post ...
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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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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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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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Priority of Meta Box for Custom Post Type

I'm having a small issue with the custom post type entry screen. I'd like to bump up my metabox right under the content box, but I'm not sure if that's even possible (as the metaboxes in between are ...
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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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Pagination on a custom page template

I have set up a custom post type called 'Events'. For reasons that I'm not going to get into, I chose not use archive-events.php as the archive template for my Events. Instead, I decided to create a ...
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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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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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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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Automatically fill custom field value on post publish/update

I've searched around a bit, and I'm having trouble finding an answer to this question. What I'm trying to do is automatically fill a custom field when a post (custom post type) is updated or ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I filter the excerpt metabox description in admin?

I want to change the default "Excerpts are optional hand-crafted summaries of your content that can be used in your theme. Learn more about manual excerpts." help text below the Excerpt input area to ...
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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.).