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

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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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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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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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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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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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If on term-page -> get the current term?

I'm trying to write a kind of "breadcrumb" function in my "functions.php" I'd like to query if I'm on a term-page and if so I want to print the current term I'm in. By "term-page" I mean the ...
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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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List all posts in Custom Post Type but group dynamically by Custom Taxonomies

I have a custom post type named "Resources" which has a Taxonomy named "Types." I have it manually pulling each term which isn't the most elegant solution and every time there is a new term added, I ...
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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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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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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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Custom post type posts don't show in archive widget

I have a custom post type called 'Podcasts' but none of the posts are showing in the archive widget. Only the main query (blog posts) are being shown. I've tried adding this code below to include the ...
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Compare 3 custom fields and sort by oldest

I am building a movie archive. For each movie I am filling out the release dates for 3 countries, they're stored as custom fields (added via Pods) Now, when listing the movies I would like to build ...
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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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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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How can I get some of a posts meta data whilst it is still inserting?

I'm trying to make a function where a child post of a certain post type inherits the same title and slug as its parent. I'm using WP Types to define my post types and their relationships. But I'm ...
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Assign Page Template Within A Custom Post Type

I have registered a Custom Post Type and created a file called archive-myCPT.php and another one for single posts called single-myCPT.php. What I want to do is to create a page where I will show just ...
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Get custom taxonomies from multiple posts

I've been looking around for half a day now but no success so far. I've created a custom post type (recipe) and two custom taxonomies that go with it (type and cook). What I want is to be able to ...
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How to remove/hide elements from the admin menu?

I would like to hide Pages and Comments from the editor. I tried to override them with my custom types' menu_position but it doesn't work in WordPress 3.7.1 any more. I found another way: removing ...
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Custom Permalinks for Custom Post Types and Taxonomies

I've been struggling with this for hours. I'm trying to get this URL structure: example.com/business/%custom-tax-name%/%custom-post-name%/ By custom tax name I don't mean the name of the taxonomy ...
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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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Pagination problem in custom post type used as front page

I am working on a theme with custom post type. the issue currently is that i am saving the layout files in a folder called templates.. and in front-page.php i am using an options check to see which ...
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Determine which template-{slug}.php is being loaded

I am trying to make a personal plugin that does specific things based on what is loaded. In this example, in my action method I want to perform one function if the currently loading page is using the ...
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Search Post Title Only [duplicate]

I'm using the standard WordPress search form to search a custom post type. Here is my code: <form role="search" method="get" id="searchform" action="<?php echo home_url( '/' ); ?>"> ...
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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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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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is_singular won't call my functions?

Hi i'm using this code to call for a different stylesheet for a single post type but the problem is, It won't call the stylesheet. It's in header.php, i also tried placing it in single.php <?php ...
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Refine custom posts by author

I want to have a way of displaying a custom post archive for a particular author. I'm able to display custom posts for a category but not just the custom posts for a author. I already have a separate ...
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Understanding Post Formats/Custom Post types Etc

I don't understand what "Adding Post Type Support" is for when we have "Adding Theme Support"? For different post-formats this is the way I was shown before. This is then how I did it for the project ...
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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: ...
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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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How to select one major category (or custom taxonomy) for a custom post type?

I've created a hierarchical custom taxonomy (genre) and want to use it for a custom post type (radio station). But I don't only want to assign some genres to a radio station. I also want to be able to ...
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Creating additional page with own URL for each custom post

I have a specific issue here. I have website using custom post types, and I need to create a specific functionality for these custom post types. From each custom post type the user should be able to ...
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Multiple custom post types on index page with custom templates

I've got (currently) 3 custom post types that I need to display on my sites' home page using a custom query. Each custom post type has a different layout (1 post across, 2 posts across and 4 posts ...
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Wordpress 3.1 - Tag page not showing posts from custom post type

On the site I am developing I have a few custom post types set up (Press Releases, Articles, Podcasts). I also have the Tag Cloud widget enabled in my sidebar. I have tagged a post with 'Testtest', ...
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Pretty paged permalinks in custom post type loop

I must be annoying your with all these permalink questions :) The code I'm using for the loop is: // hijack stupid WP globals to get pagination working... global $wp_query; $temp = $wp_query; ...