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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How to show Y number of custom posts after every X normal posts?

I have a loop within a loop. I figured out how to show all or X number of custom posts after Y number of normal posts. I also figured out how to show 1 custom post after every Y normal posts. How do I ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Permalink rewrite with custom post type and custom taxonomy

I think thats a quick one: I've got: Custom post type: Food Custom taxonomy (Registered to Food): Fruits Terms in Fruits: Apple, Orange, Cherry If I type in example.com/food?fruits=Apple,Cherry, ...
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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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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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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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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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Title_save_pre - Simple problem that u know for sure

I have two custom post type. Then I need to use title_save_pre to post title prior to saving it in the database. I need to use this filter just for one custom post type. This is my function: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Creating a custom public user page

I'd like to develop a plugin that allows me to have custom user pages. I really like the way the author archive template handles the URL: /author/username. I don't want to rewrite the author_base as ...
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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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Custom Post Type Pagination & duplicate posts

I'm working on a template which will use some custom-post-types & custom-taxonomies.. I'm having problems with pagination and duplicate posts. HOME.PHP LOOP #1 On the homepage (home.php) I have ...
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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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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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Customized first post techniques

There doesn't seem to be a standard technique for differentiating first/top posts. After looking around, I found this method: $current_query = new ...
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Is it possible to associate different kinds of custom post types one to the other?

I might be thinking too hard about this problem and i'm thinking the solution might be easier than we're i'm heading. Here's what i'm trying to accomplish: there a winery website built on wp and uses ...
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Display all custom post types in archives.php

How would I do this? archive.php only has this: wp_get_archives('type=monthly'); And wp_get_archives() does not have a parameter to display all post types. Also I think archive-[post_type].php is ...
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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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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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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. <?php $args = array( 'post_type'=>'portfolio', 'title_li'=> __('Portfolio') ); wp_list_pages( ...
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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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Undefined index: at_nonce in custom post metabox

I'm getting this error with my custom post metabox. The custom post and metabox works fine, but if i have debug on and when i try to save any other page or post, i will get an error: Notice: ...
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Include CPT values in another CPT?

I'm trying to add CPT values in a drop-down menu within another CPT, not sure if this is do-able. Basically I have a Store CPT and a Manager CPT, in the manager cpt i have regular posts with 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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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 ...