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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Custom Type add Transitions

I have created a custom post type for a slider (namely Piecemaker). I can add posts with featured images and descriptions, that can be used with the slider. Also, I have added a taxonomy for actually ...
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How to get a list of taxonomy terms which are being used only within certain post types?

I have a custom taxonomy called 'locations' which is being shared across a bunch of post types. I want to make a select field dropdown list of my locations (terms) to let users go to the taxonomy term ...
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Taxonomy-{taxnonomy}.php is not working

I have just created a custom post type (portfolio) for a wordpress website. I also have added a Custom Taxonomy called (portfoliocategory). I have created a archive page for my Custom Post Type ...
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Use custom posts as taxonomy term meta replacement?

Taxonomies are very useful for all sorts of things. But as many have pointed out they suffer from their lack of ability to carry metadata. Assuming I have only posts that don't have 'natural' parents ...
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need help with existing code showing subpages

I am helping a friend make some changes to a wordpress theme. At the moment displaying subpages works only for one parent and its subpages (the one with id 31), but we want it to work for all pages ...
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get tags from custom post type

I have a custom post type called "portfolio" with 2 registered taxonomies : portfolio_category and portfolio_tag. I'm using a custom theme that use a lot of javascript/jquery. So this is how the ...
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Excluding a custom taxonomy term breaks wp_get_post_terms

I'm trying to exclude one custom taxonomy from an archive page, and then show the terms of the returned posts. When I run WP_Query to exclude the custom term, it returns the posts correctly, but no ...
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Rewrite rules for varying nested terms of custom taxonomy

I've searched the net an the only working solution to this seems to be this post by Jeff which does everything except handle nested terms. Does anybody know how to change the rewrite based on the ...
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search query within custom taxonomy term, post title and meta field

I want to create a search that does: Search within my custom taxonomy - custom-tags search the post title search select meta field ?? dont know search with custom post type - easy part I looked ...
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Display one post from each term in a custom taxonomy

I am trying to display a list which shows one post (and information about the person posting) from each custom taxonomy term. The code I am using is as follows, but it is instead printing out EVERY ...
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Function code problem

I changed my taxonomy slug from singular to plural ("state" to states"). Ever since then my taxonomy has been broken. It used to say OTHER instead of the state name. Now my urls look like this ...
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Copying taxonomy term to custom field

I have a custom post type called "listing", and a custom taxonomy called "listing_state". I'm using formidable to create posts. What I am trying to do is have two things happen when a user selects ...
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Change the Custom Taxonomy URL Slug pattern

Below is how the URL layout is for my site using a Custom Post type called book and a custom tag taxonomy called book_tag I am un-happy with the way Wordpress is writing the URL for my custom tag ...
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Does WordPress limit the length of slug names for Post Meta or Terms?

The WordPress Codex states the the Post Type Names and Taxonomy Names have a limit to the slug name. Register Post Type -- max. 20 characters, can not contain capital letters or spaces Register ...
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Custom Post Type URL doesn't work anymore

Suddenly one of my custom post types stopped working properly. More precisely, I have a custom post type called Apps where I have a few posts. Everything was working properly until I've created a new ...
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Custom posts and custom taxonomies for many products and categories?

I'm a little confused about custom posts and custom taxonomies... I've read it everywhere but I didn't understand very well.. I would build a wordpress site, with many products, categories, feature ...
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Wordpress Search documentation: how to improve search query using taxonomy terms, custom meta fields?

I'm trying to understand how Wordpress search works. I haven't found much info on the Codex. Arguably, search is not the best WP feature. Even Wordpress.org uses Google Search. I would like to make a ...
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Hierarchical taxonomy UI

I don't like the way the taxonomies are displayed within the Wordpress admin and was wondering if anyone knew the best way to hook in and change it. Currently if I select some terms within my post ...
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using custom taxonomies with custom post types: display list of posts by 'category'

I still don't quite understand when it's best to use custom post types vs custom taxonomies.. or both together at once. I have Menus as my custom post type. There's nothing about it that needs to look ...
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Search functionality in 'taxonomy postbox' on edit post page

I created a custom taxonomy and added lots of terms. If I edit a page and want to add a certain term. It takes a lot of time to find the right one. I would like to have the WP autosuggest search ...
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How can I get Taxonomy Images to work with 'orderby' argument?

I'm using the Taxonomy Images plugin and am trying to sort the taxonomy but Taxonomy Images isn't playing nice. This works: $terms = get_terms( 'work_cat', $args ); but this doesn't: $terms = ...
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Adding Multiple Values to a Post Meta Key

I have a question about adding multiple post meta values to a post meta key. Here is a link to the WordPress add_post_meta(); function in question. The $unique parameter is a little on the fuzzy ...
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$wpdb query a post type within a specific taxonomy term while ordering posts by custom meta value?

I have a custom post type 'event', a custom meta field 'event_date' and a custom taxonomy 'locations'. I want to query $wpdb to retrieve posts in this way posts must be of the 'event' post type ...
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Wordpress custom taxonomy page

I've got a question that I've seen being asked before, but none of the answers solved my problems. It's something I've run into before, but never managed to solve. I've got a clean Wordpress ...
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Target a specific category from a custom taxonomy?

I am trying to target a specific category from a custom taxonomy. This is for WooCommerce. So, the custom taxonomy is called "product_cat" and the category itself is called "adult-dvds". This is ...
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Way to organize content - custom taxonomies or other way?

I've spent hours trying to understand the custom taxonomies functionality, but still can't figure out how to use it for my situation. I have Restaurants. They can be a certain type of restaurant, and ...
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How to retreive terms associated with a custom post type?

Let's say I have a custom post type (e.g. product) and a custom taxonomy (e.g. prod_cat). What I need to do is to get all my custom taxonomy terms associated with an object of my custom post type. ...
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Remove 'portfolio' from URL

I was trying to remove portfolio-view from url and followed instructions to remove its name from highlighted section. This works but has left me with 'portfolio' now even though field is blank. What ...
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Semantic URL Custom Post Type and Taxonomies permalinks

I have created a custom post type with custom taxonomies. Now I need help with the permalinks. Now is like that: custom post type archive: example.com/custom-post-type/ taxonomy archive: ...
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Can You Build Page Templates Without Extra Files

I'm very familiar creating page templates in WP and for this project I really just have one page template with an option to switch the sidebar from the right side to the left side. The problem is that ...
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Trying to add taxonomy to get_categories() but it's not working. How to fix this?

I have this template I purchased and I'm trying to customize. I added a new taxonomy category called location and I'm trying to replace the default categories being loaded in the theme with my new ...
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Advanced search form with filters for custom taxonomies

I'm trying to build a complex search form with filters for several custom taxonomies, a search terms input and a select for the number of items displayed / page. The question has been posted before ...
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Order custom posts by taxonomy, then by meta_key

I've created a custom post type called Player Manager, where I have all the players of a football team. The CPT has four different categories - goalkeepers, defenders, midfielders and strikers. I also ...
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Permalinks not working on MU network with domain mapping

I'm using a theme with custom taxonomies. I want to use corresponding archives. If I try the template out on one network it works, and on another the permalink will take me to 404. The only difference ...
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how to organize my categories or should I do custom post types for some?

I have main pages calling the Main parent and putting recent posts on those pages. What I am having the most trouble with is the Magazine. I can not seem to just get Spring 2012 to show with it's ...
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Custom taxonomy page returns 404

Ive created a custom post type and a custom taxonomy. I can create new posts and assign those taxonomies, but it returns a 404 when I go to mydomain.com/mycustomtaxonomy/termslug Here is my code: ...
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How to get the top most term (top ancestor) of a custom taxonomy child term?

I need to get the topmost term (top level ancestor) of a taxonomy term. Suppose the following term hierarchy: North America United States New York New York ...
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How do I list terms of a custom taxonomy at i.e. domain.com/brands/

I have a custom post type 'products' with custom taxonomy 'brands'. My URL structure should be: domain.com/brands - should list the brands domain.com/brands/brand/ - should list products of the ...
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How to get posts which must match both custom taxonomies?

I have searched in the stackexchange site for an answer for this question. However, I did not find any posts can help me solve the following problem: I have 2 custom taxonomies named tax1 and tax2 I ...
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Permalinks Works for Custompost type but not with pages Why?

I have Three Custom post Types and one Custom Taxonomy and some pages. The Custom taxonomy is register with one of the post type. The problem is When the default Permalink is enable it works for all ...
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Custom Post Type Base URL

Is it possible to not use the loop for the base URL of a custom post type. So for instance if my custom post type is 'directory'. I don't want http://www.mysite.com/directory/ to land at the loop ...
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Custom post type not displaying content from single-{custopm post type} page ctd [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Custom post type not displaying content from single-{custopm post type} page I want to continue on the discussion -> Custom post type not displaying content from ...
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search also in taxonomy, tags and custom fields

I have found many answers separately for Taxonomy, Custom fields and Tags, most of them outdated. But how to combine a search in: - designed custom fields of a custom post - custom taxonomy terms - ...
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List child terms and posts in the current term

With this code parent term page lists all the child terms and the child term page lists all of the posts in current term, and the single page lists a big flat list of terms(hierarchical). Now, The ...
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404 Error with Custom Post Types and Taxonomy

I am creating a website for a real-estate agent and have encountered an issue which I assume is Custom Taxonomy and Post Types. Custom Post Type: Property Taxonomy: District Example URL: ...
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Running a function only once when a taxonomy term is changed

Probably quite a simple problem.. I have a custom post type with taxonomy terms. I wish to run a function from my functions.php whenever the admin ticks a specific term box. My original thought was ...
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How do i display post from a taxonomy term?

Hey i was wondering how could i show post from a certain taxonomy term in the loop. <?php the_excerpt(); ?> I have a taxonomy entitled "series" under my post type entitled "Gallery", and in ...
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How do i make this Taxonomy term code work?

Hi i have this code below in my header file <?php if ( ! is_home() ) { if ( get_post_type() == 'pretty-little-liars' ) { echo '<div id="headerimg"><img ...
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Create template for taxonomy results limited by Custom Post Type

I've got a Custom Post Type with a Custom Taxonomy set up. So how do I create an archive template to display posts from that CPT, limited by taxonomy? Here's the deal: The CPT is called Shows. Each ...
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Custom Taxonomy in Permalink from post type

I am using custom post types and custom taxonomies for that post type. This snippet currently sets the permalinks for the post type: 'rewrite' => array('slug' => 'myrewritebase'), I am ...