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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Displaying a custom taxonomy term's name & description

How can I display a term's name & description for a custom taxonomy within The Loop (single post page template)? Currently I can show its name like this: the_terms( $post->ID , 'director',...
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permalink /category/post-name with custom post type and taxonomy

I want to use custom post types with a custom taxonomy for different types of posts on my page. I have registered a custom post type called "portfolio" and a taxonomy for this post type. function ...
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Linking custom taxonomies and posts

Im trying to figure out how to display data from custom post's into a custom taxonomy in a different post type. I currently have 2 sections. Work & Talent. Work will display individual work/...
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Custom Taxonomy Not Saving in Front End Post

I am trying to create a front end posting form that will allow users to create a post when schools are closed. I have 4 custom taxonomies closed_schools, study_open, safe_arrival, hour_delay. each has ...
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Archive templates based on taxonomies

I have a custom post type, service-provider, with two taxonomies, area and service. I wanted to make a template based on the taxonomies. function template_taxonomy($template) { if (is_archive()) {...
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How to show all of aspecific post type that has taxonomy and a specific term

i have a post type called directory_listing, i have a taxonomy called 'place' and I have terms in that tax for place1 and place2. I need to display all the 'directory_listing' posts that use the term ...
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How to add a Rewrite Rule / Category Structure

I'm currently trying to use add_rewrite_rule() to create a rewrite (duh!), for a custom taxonomy page. I've added the rewrite tag "sort" with the following code: add_rewrite_tag('%sort%','([^&]+)...
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How to make an sql query to exclude everything but custom taxonomy terms in table wp_terms?

Problem Summary: I am trying to write a SQL query that returns only my custom taxonomy terms, but the table (wp_terms) contains all of the terms, even ones that I don't want (such as category terms, ...
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Best way to specify “article type” in URL

I'm helping a small blog out that posts a few different "types" of articles. These article types are shared across categories. We want to put the article type in the URL. So the structure would look ...
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Get posts from taxonomy URL

How can I get the posts from a custom taxonomy using the URL to determine which taxonomy term id is being shown? I tried to get posts via a category using get_category_by_path which returned false ...
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Taxonomy archive template that shows posts from more than one taxonomy

I've had a fair amount of experience with WP, but this continues to make issues and could be on the brief for my next website. I'm looking for a "good" way to accomplish this task; the post screen ...
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Custom taxonomy query showing more than 4 posts

I have a custom taxonomy query setup that shows posts from the same post type and share the same taxonomy term. The markup looks as follows: <?php $terms = wp_get_post_terms( $...
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Is it safe to register a taxonomy without using any hooks?

I'm creating a Wordpress site in which I wanted to use a custom taxonomy in my theme options, which I had registered using the 'init' hook. But the problem was that the 'init' hooks gets fired after ...
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check if a taxnomy queried in $wp_query?

Is there a way to check if there is any taxonomy that has been queried in the global $wp_query?
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Taxonomy structure help

I have been struggling with Taxonomies and Post Types for a while and could really use help understanding what would be the best implementation for my situation. Have a look here: http://shaulzofef....
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Displaying Metabox value (custom post type taxonomy)

I have been stuck on this for days, reading articles and articles and nothing works. I am trying to display the value of my metabox on a template page. I successfully added the metabox, and I see ...
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Custom taxonomy - query returns an error

Web page in question: http://www.cambridgesca.org.uk/ExternalDirectory/searchdirectory/ Plug-in used: Search & Filter Frequencies is a custom taxonomy. Code, as follows, inserted at the end of ...
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Taxonomy page shows category in title

I have a custom taxonomy called 'Genres' within that I have various taxonomies: 'Paintings' 'Drawings' etc. I use the code below to create my page titles. When viewing the taxonomy page for '...
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CPT-onomies CPT_TAXONOMY->get_terms extremely slow with 6K posts

I currently have a site with 6K posts. There are 3 CPT taxonomies that are attached to posts. When I try to access .../wp-admin/edit.php, I'm getting the following LONG QUERY error: SELECT wpposts....
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WP Rewrite Rules - Custom post type & taxonomy

I've been beating my head against the wall for a few days trying to figure this out. I have a custom post type and custom taxonomy and I'm trying to get my URL's to work. Here is the URL structure ...
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Custom Post Type and Custom Taxonomy Permalinks

I'm currently working with a client's Wordpress blog that has a permalink structure set in the admin settings as "/speaks/%postname%/". This is so that all actual blog posts (post_type=>posts) have ...
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How to customize custom taxonomy url?

I have a Custom Post type "Data" with a custom Taxonomy "data-category". Currently my site url when I visit a 'data-category' shows like this : www.mysite.com/data-category/home-loan Here Home-Loan ...
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Get terms from posts submitted within a certain time

I am running a query which pulls out the most popular taxonomy terms (named "cause") from a custom post type (named "reasons") and I am ordering them by most popular. However, I need to limit the ...
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Where to put a migration script to switch post information?

I just changed a crucial aspect of my theme, and posts tagged with a particular taxonomy called position are now handled by a custom meta field called cmb_position_name. Posts that have the taxonomy ...
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rewriting for custom taxonomy rewrite

I want to rewrite my custom taxonomy in form of http://mywebsite.com/cars/my-tax All examples i found makes use rewrites and use a new function to get the new permalink... problem is normally to get ...
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Deleting Custom Taxonomy Term only increments tag_ID

I'm running a function that hooks into wp_trash_post and that should delete a custom taxonomy term that is the match of a custom post. The term description equals the ID of the custom post. ...
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taxonomy term names in custom post type permalink structure

I know there has been a lot of times this question has been asked here before, but no matter what method I have tried from here, nothing seems to be working for me. I guess I am sure I am writing in ...
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Pages, Custom Posts & Custom Taxonomy defining slug structure

I'm struggling to set up the structure of my wordpress site correctly so that the slugs, work correctly. The page & custom post setup works fine and is as follows: Archive for fruits (page): - ...
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How do I add a Custom Post Type that looks and behaves exactly the same as Posts?

I'd like to add a custom post type "News" that has it's own Tags and Categories and I'd like to add the appropriate code to my functions.php file. I've tried plugins but I don't get tags and ...
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List Taxonomy terms along with their posts

I am trying to make a list of all my posts in a custom post type by the taxonomy term e.g. Term name 1 - post 1 - post 2 - post 3 Term name 2 - post 1 - post 2 - post 3 Term name 3 - post 1 ...
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Display registerd taxonomy in admin dashboard

I've installed a theme and I am trying to follow its logic and hierarchy in order to register and display a new taxonomy .so I have added a new post type called product (which displays correctly in ...
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Custom Taxonomy Template Error: Catchable fatal error: Object of class WP_Error could not be converted to string

Been trying to chase down an error on this page: Catchable fatal error: Object of class WP_Error could not be converted to string I have a custom post type and taxonomy: Taxonomy: ...
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Displaying custom post types with taxonomy

I want to build a page with the members of a team. Because I have too many members, I want to group them by department. Therefore, I created a custom post type TEAM with taxonomy by department I use ...
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Querying Custom Post Type, ordering by Custom Taxonomy Pagination Not Working

Maybe there's a better way to do this. Let me explain what I have right now: I have a custom post type (Products), and a custom taxonomy (Manufacturers). What I have outputting so far: Manufacturer ...
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Show taxonomies from specific CPT

I want to show a simple list of taxonomies associated with my CPT. The taxonomies are "skills". I have the following code: <h4>Skills</h4> <?php $taxonomy = '...
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Querying Posts by Taxonomy From Alternate Network Site

I have 5 Network sites in my WordPress multisite setup. One of which is the "primary website", which the rest of the other network sites will be retrieving data from. I am currently using WP_Query()...
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W3 total cache - white screen of death when trying to show certain taxonomies [closed]

I'm using plugin W3 Total cache and it worked excellent -until I added a custom "detail page" of a custom taxonomy (with a file called taxonomy-categorycourses.php) where the categorycourses is the ...
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I need to exclude from a query a category and a few custom taxonomies

I need to exclude from a query a category and a few custom taxonomies. Is this code right? This query don't exclude any post, the one with the category, or the custom taxonomy. What am I doing wrong? ...
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Query Posts with Custom Taxonomy from a Custom Post Type

I've been bashing my head against my desk over this for the past day or so...I have created a custom post type called 'advertisement' and a custom taxonomy within that post type called 'group'. I've ...
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Custom/separate categories for custom post type

How can I achieve a separate "data space" for the categories of my custom post type? I don't want the general post categories to appear in my custom post type and vice versa. The register_taxonomy ...
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I am trying to hide a custom post type category to logged in users with Pre_Get_Posts

I have a custom post type in my theme called portfolio. It's categories are called project-categories. I am trying to exclude a project category for logged in users. I cannot get this to work at all. ...
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Use the same taxonomy twice on the same post type?

Hello there basically I am quite good with WP however it is not easy for me to find a solution to this problem: There is an taxonomy which will consist of hundreds and mayby thousands of items. ...
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Exclude Custom Taxonomies

I'm trying to display recent posts from regular posts section and custom post types, excluding one custom taxonomy term from each custom post type. But the recent posts section doesn't show anything. ...
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Get the taxonomy of the post

How do I simply grab the taxonomy of a post using the post id? I have tried using the_terms and such but everything seems to require you know the taxonomy ahead of time.
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get_the_terms return only last term

In my custom post type (portfolio_pt) I have some hierarchical category structure something like that: ParentCat |-child |-someItem ParentCat2 |-cild ... When I try to get list of all terms by ...
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Get object for a few selected taxonomies

I have some custom taxonomies that I would like to use as an object in a foreach loop. I know these functions which returns the object for either all taxonomies: global $wp_taxonomies; or the ...
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How to get this value inside RETURN

I'm doing something new & unexpected tonight with a lot of errors, and I have asked a lot of stupid questions tonight, so I promise this is the last one :) In last post, I received an answer that ...
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How to list Custom Taxonomy

I have a WordPress taxonomy, and I was wondering if there's anyway to list the taxonomy like: <ul id="portfolioFilter"> <li class="filter" ...
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Get a list of categories ids

I'm working on a portfolio with filters based on custom post type. That filters must display only categories for the posts that are displayed in the portfolio, since user can specify them by id in the ...
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How to display class name in this shortcode post query

I need help with this as it's my first project of my new job & I'm stuck at this point. I'm retrieving custom post types portfolio using this code as a shortlist: extract( shortcode_atts( array( ...