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

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Get the first post term

How do I get only the first term of a custom post type. I can get all - no problem. This what I am using to grab all of them <?php foreach ($terms as $term) {echo '<a ...
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Custom post types - Use post_id in permalink structure when using has_archive => true

I recently asked this question Custom post types - Use post_id in permalink structure and solved it but as I have enabled 'has_archive' => true the solution given no longer works. Let me explain: ...
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How do I get a post (page or CPT) ID from a title or slug?

I've scoured the Codex, failed to get get_page_by_title() to work and am quite surprised that there doesn't seem to be a standard WP function for this task. I need to get the ID of any given post/ ...
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Counting Posts of a Given Post Type Having a Specific Taxonomy?

(Moderator's note: The original title was "How to know the number of custom type posts having a specific taxonomy") I'm stuck with the function wp_count_posts()! I created custom post types called ...
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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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Multiple custom post types using the same taxonomy = URL frustrations

I have two custom post types: Events Businesses I have a new taxonomy that both these CTP's share: Locations If I go to "domain.com/events/" I see an archive of all the events, and if I go to ...
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Custom post type archive with pagination?

I have a custom post type called 'projects' (pastebin) and I have a page called Projects set up in my dashboard which is set to display the Projects template. (pastebin) The problem is when I use ...
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WordPress dashboard, viewing CPT results in 504

I created a custom post type with a custom taxonomy. I have about 1500 posts all of which are assigned to some sort of taxonomy term...some being assigned to 200+ terms. I noticed that from the ...
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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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Sorting a list of posts displayed under a list of associated terms (which should be sorted without initial articles)

I have series of sorting issues on a page that I'm trying to figure out but so far to no avail. Sorting a list of CPT posts which are listed under associated custom taxonomy terms I found this piece ...
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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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Bulk post type conversion

I have been given a client's wordpress site to update & improve. Biggest problem - I need to take about 200+ posts of a specific category, 'reviews' and convert them all into a custom post type ...
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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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Order posts by (hierarchical custom) taxonomy terms and term children

The scenario a custom post type wiki a (hierarchical) custom taxonomy topics a page template archive-wiki.php The situation Posts show up and get ordered by post_date (which is the default). The ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...