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

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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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visually sort ordering “custom post types” for end users

Now with those custom post types and other bits of content that don't necessarily need to be organized chronologically by date, for example: the client has a 100 T-Shirts as custom post type "SHIRT" ...
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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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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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Per Post Type Revision Numbers

In wp-config.php you're able to change how WordPress deals with post revisions. Specifically you're able to turn them off or specify a max number of revisions. I'd like to be able to set a max number ...
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Confusion with adding meta capabilities to a role after registering a Custom Post Type with corresponding 'capability_type' parameter

I got quite confused with Custom Post Type (CPT) 'capability_type' parameter and adding generated capabilities to a role. So I've got a CPT called 'external_role' registered as following: ...
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Use a separate upload folder for custom post attachment upload

So, i'm trying to find out a way to use two separate upload folders, being the default one wp-content/uploads for general media uploads, and another one say wp-content/custom for one specific type of ...
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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 ...
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Wordpress Custom Post Types with a page as a parent?

I have a lot of custom type items in my new WP project, and for navigation reasons, I want to make the parent to some of them a Wordpress page. The problem is that apparently, Wordpress does not let ...
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Custom post type support for get_users('orderby=post_count');

The default WordPress function get_users('orderby=post_count'); only orders users with the count of the posts they've made. Any idea how to modify this to support custom post types as well? UPDATE: ...
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Why have my custom post type searches stopped working after changing URLs / updating WordPress?

IMPORTANT UPDATE: I've realised that my problems could also lie with the WordPress 3.3 update. A while ago I posted a solution to my own question about searching Custom Post Types. At that time, I ...
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Show all sticky posts, WITH pagination

Trying to get a custom admin link working for a custom post type. I've managed to add a link to show all "sticky" posts next to the usual "All", "Published", "Trash", etc., but the actual query isn't ...
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Taxonomy term in permalink

I have a big problem. I have been banging my head on this all day long. It seems to be a stupid easy question. Possibly also with a stupid easy answer. But I can't seem to find it. What I want is ...
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Will a post object's “post_name” always be equal to the “path” on non-hierarchal custom post types? (using get_page_by_path() function)

The Short: When feeding the path into get_page_by_path() something like this: $post_object = get_page_by_path( 'path_of_post', OBJECT, 'my_custom_post_type' ) ... Assuming the custom post type is ...
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How can I rewrite URLs to pass taxonomy and post type values to the query?

So I have a site with about 6 custom post types.Three of these post types are attached to a single custom taxonomy. I would like to be able to list_cats in the sidebar and spit out a url like ...
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Custom Post Types: How-to get rid of editor (-meta box)

I'm questioning how i can get rid of the post-editor (visual + html). I tried to not register post type support, and it still appears (de-registering works fine with every other default meta box on ...
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How to rewrite URI of custom post type?

The site that I am working on uses the following "pretty" permalink structure: http://example.com/blog/my-special-post But for a custom post type my client would like to avoid having a "pretty" ...
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$wp_query->queried_object->ID throws warning: Undefined property

<?php $current_term = $wp_query->queried_object->name; $current_term_id = $wp_query->queried_object->ID; ?> <hgroup class="section-heading wrapper"> ...
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Large Uploads in WordPress

I'm working with a church that uses WordPress to manage their website and podcast. So far, they have a 200-step process every week for publishing the podcast (I exaggerate, but it is a huge ...
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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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clients list using wordpress

I am using wordpress for my new website and i have list of clients(name and their logos). I am confused how to make those editable using wordpress? Html as follows... <ul> <li><img ...
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How to add relationships between custom post types?

Let's say i have a sample post called "avatar" in "movie", "trailer", "review" and "details" custom post types. How can i display in the "movie" custom post type the content + links to "trailer", ...
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How to remove custom post type archive

I have a custom post type called "recipe" with the has_archive parameter set to true. Visiting mysite.com/recipe/ gives a basic archive list of all the recipes posted and a page title of "Recipes". So ...
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Creating relationships between multiple content types [closed]

I'm working on a site where there are multiple content types in addition to the built-in ones (see list below). I'd like to establish the ability to mark related content in any direction, from any ...
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How do I add a new custom post format?

How do I add a new custom format while making a post in WordPress? The default formats are standard, aside, image, gallery... I want to add a new format of 'xyz' name. How can I do it?
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Redesigning Custom Post Type “Add New” page

I've been browsing all over google for a solution to this. I'm writing a custom post types plugin for work to log-in visitors that we get. I initially wrote a mock-up without custom post types, then I ...
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Best Way to Create a List of Musician Gigs in WordPress

I am currently designing a musician's wordpress theme, and am looking to create a user-controlled dynamic gig list. I've done this before using PHP, but am wondering what the best way to do it in ...
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Creating a default Custom Post Template that a Theme can override

I'm in the midst of building a Wordpress Plugin that adds a custom post type, for which I'd like to include a default template to display. Essentially, this is an event management plugin, and the ...
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Custom Post Type Archives by Date and Taxonomy

Lets use the classic example of a custom post type called "movies", with its own taxonomy called "genre". By registering the custom post type (with a "movie" slug), the permalinks are already set up ...
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Custom Posts Types using Posts Category

I'm using some custom posts types, and, I don't wanna create specific categories for each one. I'd like to use the Post Category in all my Custom Post. Here is a example of my new custom posts type: ...
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Using save_post to replace the post's title

I am using custom posts, and in these, I don't a need for the title. This causes Wordpress to set the titles of my posts to "Auto Draft". I'd like to change the title's value to something else, ...
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Sorting a query by custom field date

EDIT: Reworded the question for more clarity I'm trying to sort by custom meta box data, which I am converting to a date using the strtotime function, but I'm having some difficulty. My chief ...
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Fail to compare dates in meta_query

This is the piece of code I use to get event posts whom date metadata is newer than today : <?php query_posts( array( 'post_type' => 'concerts', 'meta_key' => ...
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Truncating custom fields

I'm using custom fields to pull a secondary description. I'd like to use the built in WordPress truncate but can't seem to figure it out. $desc = get_post_meta($post->ID, "youtube-desc", true); ...
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wp_pagenavi() with custom wp_query()?

<?php /* Template Name: Projects */ ?> <?php get_header();?> <section id="content"> <section id="main"> <?php $loop = new ...
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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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Post formats “audio” and “video” only showing in index.php

I have files in my theme called single-audio.php and single video.php, but when I click on an audio post-format or video post-format wordpress uses the index.php instead of my single-audio.php or ...
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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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Custom post type archive 404's with paginate_links

im using paginate_links function to create pagination on my custom post type archives, no matter what i do im hitting 404 errors when going to view page 2 (ie clicking to go on one page in the ...
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Search multiple custom fields by using meta_query

I'm trying to create a search results listing for a custom post type and the problem I'm running in to is with the way the 'meta_query' parameter is stringing the passed values together. It appears ...
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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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Sort custom post type list table by display name of a user id stored as post meta value

I have a custom post type named domicile. Each post (domicile) has an owner (not the author). Owners are users with a custom role. I store the user id as a post meta value (dmb_owner) for the domicile ...
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Front end registration/login & publish/update 1 custom post

I want to be able to allow a user to register/login via a front end form and be able to create 1 custom post which only they will be able to edit and update via a front end form. This will be part of ...
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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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Can I make user role that can only access a certian content type?

I would like make a custom role that can only access a custom content type that I'm going to be creating in the admin. Is that possible and does any know of any examples or tutorias that I should ...
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Numeric slug on child post

I understand there are 2 different types when it comes to a custom post type: -page -post. Where page supports child pages, and post does not. However, when i try to make a child page with only ...
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Create a custom archive page for a custom post type in a plugin

I'm writing a plugin that creates a custom post type named "my_plugin_lesson": $args = array ( 'public' => true, 'has_archive' => true, 'rewrite' => array('slug' => 'lessons', ...
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How do I safely change the name of a custom post type?

I made a custom post type called 'portfolio' but I want to change it to 'projects'. What would be the exact steps I need to take in order to safely change the name and prevent the custom post type ...
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Get page by template?

I'm in a complicated situation. I'll try to explain it as easy as possible. Imagine the following pages: Page 1 Page 2 Subpage 1 Subpage 2 Subpage 3 Each subpage of page 2 lists posts from a ...
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Setting a custom sub-path for blog without using pages?

Warning: fairly pedantic request ahead. I have a design that makes use of posts (I.e., the blog) and a custom post type called "howto". The site front page ("/") has a template that displays the ...