Since WordPress 2.3, plugin and theme authors have had the ability to create custom taxonomies-- essentially specialized "categories"-- to help organize information.

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Assign posts to taxonomy terms instead of the taxonomy terms to posts?

So I have a custom post type (people) with a related custom taxonomy (directory). Instead of editing a person and then choosing the related directory organizations I'd like to "edit" a directory org ...
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Custom Post Types not showing on Custom Taxonomy archive page

I've been working with custom post types for a little while now, but yesterday I took my first stab at a custom taxonomy to pair with them. Here is my 'company' taxonomy: function ...
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Get the the top-level parent of a custom taxonomy term

How would I get the top-level parent of a given term? I am using wp_get_object_terms to get taxonomy terms on posts, but instead of showing all tagged terms, I only want to show tagged terms' top-...
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Display all posts in a custom post type, grouped by a custom taxonomy

I’m working on a member page where I use a custom post type with a custom taxonomy. My custom post type is called “member” and my custom taxonomy is called “member_groups”. I want to list all the ...
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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"> <h1><...
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How to only list the child terms of a taxonomy and not their parents?

I'm creating an age select menu in the admin, populated from a taxonomy of age. The taxonomy is hierarchical as follows: 18-25 (parent, ID 183) 18 (child) 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26-30 (parent, ID ...
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How to assign multiple roles for capabilities array withini register_taxonomy function?

I am not sure how to add multiple capabilities to 'assign_terms' capability. My code is below, notice the capabilities array within the register_taxonomy function /* Registers taxonomies. */ ...
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How do I exclude a custom taxonomy from the post loop

Is there a simple or easy way to exclude all posts from a custom taxonomy in the loop? I've been looking high and low, and neither SE, SO or Google seem to have a straight answer. I know it can be ...
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get_posts assigned to a specific custom taxonomy term, and not the term's children

Say I have the following taxonomy terms: Term 1 Term 1.1 Term 1.2 Term 2 Term 2.1 How can I get only posts that are assigned to Term 1 and not include those that are assigned to Term 1.1 or ...
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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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Is there a way to 'Lock' a Taxonomy?

I was wondering if there was a way to prevent the addition of new categories into a taxonomy, essentially 'locking' the taxonomy. I'm programatically registering a taxonomy and filling it with terms ...
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Inserting Taxonomy Terms During a Plugin Activation?

I've been trying various ways of doing this. Basically, I've been trying to make it so that a plugin of mine populates the terms of a taxonomy only once during the plugin's activation. The term ...
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Custom Taxonomy not working with posts_per_page in new WP_query (pagination problem)

OK, so i'm messing with Custom Taxonomies for the second time and in both instances i've run into this problem where using the posts_per_page argument in either a query_posts or WP_query scenario.. ...
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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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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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Change order of Custom Taxonomy List

By default WordPress orders custom taxonomies (as tags in this case) by alphabetical order not by the order they were entered in the tag box. Is anyone aware of a way to show the custom taxonomies in ...
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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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Get term SLUG by term ID

I have a hierarchical taxonomy called 'tarefa' I have to display all posts from a child taxonomy. I used get_term_children function function to verify if the taxonomy parent has children. If the ...
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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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Show WordPress Custom Taxonomy Items Based On a Selected Item From Another Custom Taxonomy

Let me explain the problem I am dealing with: I have 2 custom taxonomies. One is named "thestate" and the other one is named "thetown". In "thestate" I have listed all the states in the U.S. In "...
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restrict_manage_posts not working in 3.3.1

I have noticed my custom taxonomy filters no longer work in the 3.3.1 admin as per these methods: Adding a Taxonomy Filter to Admin List for a Custom Post Type? I also discovered that to filter a ...
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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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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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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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Can I lock down custom taxonomies on a parent term level, but not a child term?

I've created a taxonomy called "topics" which has 4 top level terms: science environment technology cant remember the last one and each of those terms will have child terms. I want to be able to ...
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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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Programatically inserting terms doesn't update the Taxonomy admin UI

On one of the projects I'm working on, we have a feed which is being aggregated into WordPress. The feed items are being assigned ot a custom post type and a custom taxonomy. New terms are created ...
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Allowing specific users to only add posts using certain custom taxomy terms

I was searching through the forums, but I can only find slightly related issues. This is my problem: I'd like to assign some editors the capability to only add posts in a predefined term of a custom ...
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Edit tags page for hierarchical taxonomy doesn't show taxonomies at all depths

I created a taxonomy called "portfolio categories" for my portfolio custom post type. They're hierarchical and supposed to be behave like categories. when i'm editing a single portfolio post... i ...
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Taxonomy menu with post count and multiple parents

I'm using WordPress 3.1.3 and trying to make a "product" menu with post count in each category. Like this: New Cars (4) BMW (2) Ford (1) Nissan (1) Used Cars (10) BMW (3) Ford (1) Nissan (6) ...
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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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Sort Custom Post Type Archive by Taxonomy Term [duplicate]

What is the best method (as of 3.1 or 3.2 beta) to sort a custom post type archive by a given taxonomy term? I'm trying to make a staff page and I want to sort employees by department. So the ...
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List all posts in custom post type by taxonomy

Is there a way I can list all posts in a specific custom post type and arrange them by the custom taxonomy term attached to them? For example; Taxonmy Term #1 Post Type Post Type Post Type Taxonomy ...
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How do I add a custom taxonomy as an option for menus under “Appearance” > “Menus”

I've created a custom taxonomy and I want to add it as an option for custom menus (under Appearance > Menus). How do I get it to show up there (see the illustration, I want it to show up where the red ...
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Custom taxonomy, get_the_terms, listing in order of parent > child

I have a hierarchical custom taxonomy which I can display using print_r(get_the_terms( $post->ID, 'taxonomic_rank' ));: Array ( [46] => stdClass Object ( [term_id] => ...
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Add post classes for custom taxonomies to custom post type?

I was surprised to learn that custom taxonomies aren't added as body or post classes like categories and tags are. I'm sure this will be added in a future version of WordPress, but in the meantime I ...
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Add category base to url in custom post type/taxonomy

I am building an LMS type system in WordPress, controlled by Custom Post types. The post type is called Lessons (with a slug of courses) and it has one custom taxonomy (category) called courses. The ...
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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 src=...
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Adding Custom Field to Taxonomy Input :Panel

I am looking to achieve something which I figured would be fairly simple to accomplish but it seems there are no real examples available to achieve my needs. Essentially I have a custom post type of "...
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Exclude Specific Term from Search

It is possible to search for posts with a specific term by appending the URL with: ?&term=abc Is it possible to do the opposite and search excluding a specific term? Something like: ?&term=...
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Custom Taxonomy Tree view

I have been trying google for this, but not so easy to search for. I have a custom hierarchical taxonomy, something along the lines of: Chainsaws - Electric - Petrol - Other Grasscutters - Electric - ...
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Large taxonomy (2000+ terms), causing WordPress to hang

I have a large taxonomy (and about to grow a lot larger) with several thousand terms in it. When I'm editing a post, there is now a significant hang when it goes to load the term list. Has anyone run ...
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Is there a (relatively easy!) way to create relationships between taxonomies WITHOUT needing a post as an intermediary

All of the answers I've found so far - here and elsewhere - involve creating a (custom) post - which would be 'overkill' because in this instance many of the 'terms' would only appear once. Specific ...
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Custom order of terms for custom taxonomy in admin and website

I have a custom taxonomy registered for my custom post type. I need to make it possible for a user to specify the order in which the taxonomy terms should appear (something like menu order for pages). ...
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How do you remove a Category-style (hierarchical) taxonomy metabox?

I was wondering if someone can help me with this. I'm currently following Shibashake's tutorial about creating custom meta-boxes that include taxonomy selection here: http://shibashake.com/wordpress-...
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RSS Feed for posts containing any term from a taxonomy

I imagine the answer to this will be related to this question I asked yesterday: Custom Taxonomy WP_Query for All Terms in a Taxonomy? I would like to output an RSS feed containing all posts that ...
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Fixing Pagination with Custom Taxonomy Archive

I've been trying to set up a way to write posts in a series on my site. The idea is that each post can belong to a different series in a custom taxonomy. I've gotten just about everything set up the ...
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You are not allowed to manage these items - bug introduced in 4.4

I have custom taxonomies which up until 4.4 worked fine. Now when I go to /wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=gmc_dietary&post_type=gmc_recipe I get the message: You are not allowed to manage ...