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

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CPT Template Not Showing - Getting 404

I'm developing a Custom Post Type plugin, which works fine in dev. Now that I've moved it to production, I'm getting a 404 when I try to display the template for the CPT. So, two questions: 1- Is ...
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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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Get Posts by Custom Post Type ,Taxonomy, and Term

Ok, so i have a Custom Post Type called "Services". This custom post type has a taxonomy called "Areas" and there's 5 terms in that taxonomy. Let's say I have 10 posts on "Services" and there's 5 ...
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Use a plugin to handle custom post types?

I've seen some tutorials showing how to create custom post types - the process seems straightforward enough. The issue I have with this is that the custom type information is part of the theme, and ...
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Combining queries with different arguments per post type

I am building a section on a site where I am merging two different post types into one loop, and then displaying them randomly. The problem is, I'm having a hard time finding a way to limit the amount ...
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WP_Query Pagination on single-custom.php

What I am looking to do: Setup WP_Query pagination in a single-custom-post-type.php template file What I have done 1) Created a post type called "authors". Each post within that post type is an ...
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Change custom post type to hierarchical after being registered

Very similar to this previous question: Changing 'rewrite' argument after custom post type is registered I am trying to make MarketPress Products hierarchical - I can do it with hacking the ...
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Displaying a custom post type alphabetically

I've created a custom post type which now has around 100 posts in it. I simply want to display these in alphabetical order by the post title rather than the default which seems to be most recent first....
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Why won't my metabox data save?

I have a custom post with a lot of meta boxes. I recently tried to add some dynamic metaboxes, using this question: Create more Meta Boxes as needed I managed to get the metaboxes to add nicely, the ...
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Defining capabilities for custom post type

On creation of a custom post type I'm trying to define capabilities but it's not working. What's wrong with this code? $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' => true, '...
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Correctly delete posts with meta and attachments [duplicate]

I am having an overview of custom post types. These have custom tax and also an attachment. In my overview I need to provide links to delete the entries. With that I also need to delete the ...
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How do I paginate search results for custom post types?

I have a Custom Post Type called "cars" that stores several custom fields along with the standard Title/Description fields. I need users to be able to search through the CPT based on the custom fields ...
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How to use a custom post type as front page?

I would like to set a site's front page to be a single post from a custom post type. I have been able to alter the request for my front page to a Custom Post Type archive with the following code (...
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why doesn't the_content() work in this {single-custom_post_type.php} page?

This code is from my page single-publication.php. It outputs the relevant custom fields etc (here wrapped in template tags), but the_content() won't output the post content. I've resorted to using $...
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custom slug for custom post type

Hi and thanks for reading. I want to insert the post author into my custom post type slug. Example: http://example.com/charts/%author%/ Any ideas how to accomplish this? Here is my custom post ...
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the_author_posts_link() for authors of custom post types

I have both regular blog posts and a custom post type in a blog. The page template shows the author posts link. If you click on that link for an author that has authored some posts, that page (blog/...
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How to show all posts of the category in wordpress?

I have create a category by using Custom Post Type plugin, and now only the 5 most recent posts of the category are showing. What I want is to show all posts for the category. For examle, suppose I ...
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custom post type or taxonomy

I'm working on a real-estate site where I need to create a profile for each agent, the initial view when you click on view agents would be to list them alphabetically, ideally from a dropdown you ...
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Automatically set post title to same value as a meta box

I've removed "Title" from a custom post type that I created. Which makes it that all new posts gets the name "Auto Draft". To get around this I want to be able to fetch a value/post name from a meta ...
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Custom Post Type - Taxonomy Dropdown Menu?

I have created a custom post type and added various meta boxes/fields to this custom post type. All is working excellent except for one element... Instead of utilizing the default interface for ...
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Multiple custom post types under one admin menu

I'm not sure where to start with this one. I want to have 4 custom post types (Gigs, Venues, Holidays and Potentials) listed under a main heading of Events Manager, but don't want Events Manager to ...
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Displaying Custom Post Types In “At A Glance” Meta Box

I found the following snippet will displays the number of Custom Post Types published in Dashboard's At A Glance widget, like this: Is there a way to turn that "81 Wrestlers" text to a link to the ...
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How to make a WP_Query search with custom post types?

I've registered a custom post type called "node". When I create a basic WP_Query to get posts of that type, it works just fine. Example: $args = array( 'post_status' => 'publish', 'post_type' =&...
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How do you create an archive for a custom post type from a plugin?

So I'm creating a plugin to create buildings that list condos for sale. The simplest way to do this was to just create a custom post type for the buildings and then the listings but I'm now stuck on ...
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How to prefix post permalinks with /blog/ - without affecting custom post types?

I have several custom post types, which are properly structured as /%post_type%/%postname%/, however I wish to have the same effect for regular blog entries: /blog/%postname%/ If I prepend the ...
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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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Remove slug in taxonomy url

Just wondering, how can remove slugs from some URLS. I'm using a custom post type called exhibitors, and some taxonomies to define those exhibitors (eg: featured-guests, publishers etc.): Right now ...
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how to group custom post types

hi wanted to know do i group my custom post types to appear together in a group in the wordpress back end menu bar like this below in the picture what code do i have to use in my functions.php so that ...
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List Categories for Custom Post Types - WordPress

I'm using custom post types in WordPress 3.0 (now 3.0.1) to setup a custom directory system, but can't seem to find how to list out the categories under the custom taxonomy similar to how you'd use ...
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Why does my custom WP role need edit_posts to edit images?

This may be obvious to someone other than myself. I think I remember reading somewhere that an "image" is indeed a form of "post". I have a custom post type called "listing" I have a custom WP role ...
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Action hook on Edit custom post type?

Is there an explicit action hook that will fire when (or just before) the admin Edit page renders for a custom post type? Something similar to {$new_status}_{$post->post_type}? I'm trying to find the ...
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How to order adjacent posts (prev / next) by custom field value?

I am using the More Fields and More Types plugins to create a custom post type called product. This custom type is based on the Post type. One of the fields is named lot which is an integer ...
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How to Make a Separate RSS Feed for Each Custom Post Type

How can I make a separate RSS feed for each custom post type? I had searched the net for it and found suggestions to do something like this: http://www.yoursite.com/feed/?post_type=book I tried ...
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Automatically sorting custom post type admin area by a custom field

I have created a custom post type to display future events, with the event's date stored in a custom field (YYYY/MM/DD format). I'd like the admin screen for this custom post type to be automatically ...
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Select all in parent category, group by child category?

I am trying to format a custom post type for a "series". Each post is an Episode, each Episode belongs to a Season, and each Season belongs to a series (just like a TV show). I have the following: ...
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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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What should I use - Taxonomies, custom fields, Post Type?

I've setup a traveling/photography blog. I want to have different post types: Traveling, Hotel Reviews, etc. For the traveling post, I want to add unique data like: City, Weather (for the current time ...
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How Do I Use The Wordpress Plugin Posts 2 Posts by Scribu?

I have a Wordpress site that relies on relationships quite heavily. It's a record label website where artists can be related to tours, reviews, album releases and store items throughout the site. I ...
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How to model a hierarchy for courses, levels and lessons?

I'm a bit of a wordpress noob and I'm diving head first into a course creation plugin. The structure will go program > course > level > lesson. Right now I have lessons set up as a custom post type ...
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Registering custom taxonomy with unique name, a good practise?

Is it a good practise to register custom taxonomy with a unique name (the $taxonomy parameter), and then use the rewrite argument to set a custom slug? For example, I could create a taxonomy called ...
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Can you make a custom metabox field be required to save a new post?

I am working on a custom post type, I have removed all the standard wordpress form items and started from scratch with custom meta boxes, except the title field. In my situation, it is really ...
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How do I dynamically populate wp_nav_menu from a custom taxonomy?

I know this question has been asked in different forms. But as far as I can tell from searching Google and SE/WP it's never been satisfactorily answered. Let's say I have a taxonomy clubs and a ...
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custom post type and custom taxonomy permalink

I have 2 pages. /client-a/ /client-b/ I have a custom post type, called "case": $case_type = array( 'labels' => $case_labels, 'public' => true, 'publicly_queryable' => true, ...
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Setting up custom post type archives in WP3.1? Any luck?

I've just moved a site I'm developing to WP3.1 so that I can take advantage of and start testing some of the new features. I'm especially liking the has_archive parameter in registering custom post ...
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How to handle a hierarchy with custom post types

I have moved into WordPress for a few days and was quite impressed by all the available features, plugins and polished themes. I have spent quite some times reading documentation about themes and ...
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Custom rewrite rules for archive page and single post

I'm building a Wordpress site with several custom post types. Every post type is a different magazine. I have also a custom meta fields for a magazine year and issue. I would like to have urls (used ...
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Custom Post Type and Taxonomy URL rewrite

I'm creating custom theme for my personal website using Wordpress 3.5.1. I have problem with the WordPress custom post type and taxonomy, here's the detail: custom post type name: articles taxonomy ...
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get_query_var() not working in pre_get_posts

I'm using the pre_get_posts hook to order the main query on all my custom post type / taxonomy pages using a custom meta value. As part of the logic, I am trying to determine which taxonomy is ...
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WP_Query ignores post_type in category view

I have following query to select posts by my custom post-type. This works fine while being on the frontpage (the snippet is included in the sidebar). As soon it gets executed on a category page the ...
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How to give a CPT (custom post type) a date based url

I have events that have an event-date custom field. I want to create a date based page to display all events for a given day, and my hope was to use the url to help with that. I have a 7 day ...