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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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 ...
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How to modify a taxonomy that's already registered

Today I needed to change the arguments on a custom taxonomy that was already registered by a third party plugin. Specifically I wanted to set the show_admin_column argument to true and change the ...
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Order get_terms() By Custom Field

I want to order my categories like I order my pages. I've added an extra field called Order to my taxonomy, but how do I order my terms by this value? Adding and Saving my Order Value: /** Add New ...
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How can I add the featured image functionality to a custom taxonomy?

I would like to be able to use the 'featured image' functionality, found on post types, for a custom taxonomy. I have a taxonomy called 'collections' and I would like each collection to have a ...
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Can I turn off write-in tags/taxonomies?

One of the big problems my site staff has had with tags is the overwhelming number of similar or duplicate tags, due to the write-in ability. I'm about to add new custom taxonomies to my site for ...
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wp_insert_term doesn't work with custom post type's taxonomy

Here is the problem I am having: I have a custom post type called "weddingguests" This custom post type "weddingguests" has a custom taxonomy, "friendsof", hierarchic I want to programmatically ...
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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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How to modify URL structures in custom post types and taxonomies or terms

I am well aware that there are several posts covering the topic of customizing the permalink URL structure of custom post types, custom taxonomies, and taxonomy terms. However, none of them are real ...
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Adding An Image To A Custom Taxonomy Term

I would like to be able to associate an image with a custom taxonomy term. Ideally, I'd like to provide the end-user with an interface for managing the image directly on the term itself. I have ...
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Custom Taxonomy Template Post List with Sort Order

I have an interesting problem I am trying to solve. Here is my situations: I have create a custom post type for "events". For each event post I require custom fields to be entered for the event ...
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Combining Multiple Taxonomies in one URL

I'm creating a complex site with a product catalog with two custom taxonomies. They are Brands and Types. Brands - Canon - Toshiba - HP Types - Printers - Scanners - Multifunction I need a page ...
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Two Custom Post Types, Share Two Taxonomies

I have two custom post types Hotels Things to do And I have two taxonomies Activities Regions So when a user sees a Hotel (custom post): the user can then see the region it's in what ...
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WP insert post and custom taxonomy

I have create a custom post type in my WordPress attached with a custom taxonomy. The post collect date from the from end of the web site by using wp_insert_post(). This is my Custom post ...
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How To Change Custom Taxonomy To Radio Buttons

I've actually found a solution to my problem here: Altering the appearance of custom taxonomy inputs but I wanted to ask a followup question, and it seems I couldn't ask in that thread. Here's the ...
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Widget to display custom taxonomy tag cloud

How to alter the default widget to display a tag cloud of a custom taxonomy?
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Create page to handle form submission

I currently have some custom post types "shops" (actually more like pages than posts) and a custom taxonomy "products" linked to those post types. I'm attempting to create a form (via shortcode) that ...
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How to replicate some of Drupal Views functionality in WordPress?

I admit, I still think in Drupal. (In choosing between developing in WordPress and Drupal, I still tend to favor Drupal, because I haven't yet figured out a few things on the WordPress side.) Can ...
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How to share category taxonomy with custom post type (The Event Calendar plugin)

I have a custom post type 'Events' created by The Event Calendar plugin. It has registered it's own custom taxonomy. Is there a way I can assign the regular WP post categories to some of these events ...
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When we register a custom taxonomy or post type, does the WP database modified at all?

When you use the register post type and register taxonomy functions in your functions.php, where do all that setting info get stored in regards to the CT's and CPT's you are registering? I'm talking ...
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How to pass URL parameters for advanced taxonomy queries with multiple terms for one custom taxonomy

This answer provides the code for a query that returns an OR match on a taxonomy term: global $query_string; $args['tax_query'] = array( array( 'taxonomy' => 'status' ,'terms' ...
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Best pratice to make taxonomy terms translatable without changing slugs?

I have one custom taxonomy with countries and states. I'd like to make these terms translatable but I'm not sure what would be the best way to achieve this. First of all, I don't want the slugs to ...
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Wordpress - Creating multiple versions of the same single-customtype.php depending on selected taxonomy categories

I have registered a custom post type 'Clients' and a taxonomy for this post type for categorizing posts. There are currently 3 categories for a Client: 'Logo Project', 'Video Project' and 'Web Design'...
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Return only the custom sub-term for custom post type, do not echo term-parent

I've made a custom function that retrieves the custom taxonomy term for a list of posts in a query, and echos both the name and the link. Additionally, it also excludes listing a term if I specify the ...
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Creating Photo Gallery System with Custom Post Type

I'm creating a movie blog using WordPress. I have Movie and Trailer custom post types and I want to add a Photo feature for this and I want to add a relationship between this photos and Movie CPT. ...
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Read-only taxonomy (user can assign term but can't create or edit existing terms)

I'm creating a custom taxonomy whose terms must remain fixed by all users. Once I've set up the starting set of terms, I want them to be immutable. I also don't want to clutter up the Admin UI with ...
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Dynamic taxonomy in permalink made all other posts NOT FOUND?

I added my taxonomies in the permalink instead of the Custom Post Type's slug, and it works fine. I'd even say everything was working fine but changing the WP installation to Multisite broke all other ...
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A better Media LIbrary Experience

I've spent a good amount of time reading through everyone's suggestions about better file management with the Media Library -- and at the end of the day, I haven't come across any clear winners at the ...
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Taxonomy slug by term ID

I'm trying to modify wp_nav_menu to display term thumbnails. To get those thumbnails I need term ID and taxonomy slug: $thumbnailimg = get_the_term_thumbnail($term_id, '$taxonomy', 'medium'); I ...
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Get total number of comments from posts in a specific custom taxonomy

I’m having some difficulties trying to get total number of comments from posts within a specific custom taxonomy. The setup is as such: I’ve created a custom taxonomy for my posts, called “features”. ...
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Custom Taxonomy's Label to change the text appearing in Appearance > Menu

I have three custom post types, each has its own taxonomy like product_cat, event_cat, media_cat. I labeled all of them with the word "Category" like: register_taxonomy("product_cat", "product", ...
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Is it possible to have a taxonomy archive that lists taxonomy terms?

For example, I have a post type called foo. I can view all posts of type foo at the following url: mysite.com/foo. I then attach a taxonomy called bar, in which the terms are foobar and foobaz. I ...
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Create permalink structure for one taxonomy archive per custom post type

So, I've been going crazy trying to figure this out. Essentially, I've created two custom post types, 'the_case_study' and 'the_video', with respective slugs 'case-studies' and 'videos'. I've also ...
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Custom Post Type Permalink For Parent/Child, 404 Page Not Found Error

Here we have a snippet from a functions.php file... add_action('init', 'create_recipes'); function create_recipes() { $recipes_args = array( ...some properies..., 'hierarchical' =>...
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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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Get URL for specific post type and current tag

I have a number of custom post types as well as a custom taxonomy. I created an archive page for the taxonomy which lists each connected post, so all good there. What I would like to achieve is the ...
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How to display custom taxonomies in posts?

Almost all themes display categories (with its permalink) by default. I am looking for similar type of code to add in my theme. From where can I get it? To create custom taxonomies, I'm using More ...
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Custom post type single-{custom}.php not working

I made a custom post type with the machine name special_media_post and wordpress is simply not seeing the single-special_media_post.php. I am at a complete lose. It keeps defaulting to the index.php ...
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Permalinks: custom post type -> custom taxonomy -> post

I am having trouble working with wordpress' rewrite rules, and could use some help. I have a custom post type called shows. All shows have a single custom taxonomy category show-category. A show ...
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Include and Exclude Taxonomies From Archives & Feeds Using 'pre_get_posts'

What I am trying to do? My blog uses a custom taxonomy called edition with terms like us-canada (6), eu (7) and india (8) -- term slug (ID). I want to make sure that posts not assigned to any ...
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Retrieve posts by term id custom query

i want to retrieve custom posts using using custom query . my taxonomy is recipe_tx and terms (Beef) , (Chicken) etc in it . i have tried using SELECT p.* FROM wp_posts p, wp_term_taxonomy tt, ...
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How to Add Tags to Custom Post Type?

I have a custom post type called portfolio and I'm trying to add the tags taxonomy to it, how do I do this?
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limit selection of custom taxonomies to one?

I have a site with CPT (short for custom post type) "bagp_deals" and custom taxonomies "ba_locations" and "ba_cats" basically Its post type of "Deals" with "Location" and "Categories" as hierarchical ...
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How to prevent new terms being added to a custom taxonomy?

I've created some custom taxonomies using register_taxonomy, but I want to prevent new terms from being added. I noticed that there is a 'capabilities' argument available in register_taxonomy, is that ...
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How to get current term in my custom taxonomy in WordPress?

I need to display the current term in my custom taxonomy in a single post. example: My custom taxonomy is products and term of them is product-1, product-2 and products-3. My post is assigned to ...
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Taxonomy Templates… by hierarchical level?

I'm wondering if there's a way to specify by filename different templates for different levels within a hierarchical taxonomy. I know about taxonomy-taxonomyname.php and taxonomy-taxonomyname-term.php ...
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WordPress taxonomy radio buttons

I am trying to change the checkboxes for the terms on the backend to radiobuttons. I found this topic: Altering the appearance of custom taxonomy inputs however wich helped me doing this. However, ...
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Custom taxonomy listing page when no term set (all terms)

I've created a custom taxonomy "foo" with rewrite slug "foo" and query_var "foo". Say for example, I also have terms "bar" and "baz" in the "foo" taxonomy. At the moment, permalinks like /foo/bar ...
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Counting Posts of a Given Post Type Having a Specific Taxonomy?

(Moderator's note: The original title was "How to know the number of custom type posts having a specific taxonomy") I'm stuck with the function wp_count_posts()! I created custom post types called '...
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get_terms - only top level

I am trying to get only top level term: $cat_args = array( 'parent ' => 0, 'number' => 10, 'hide_empty' => false, ); $categories = get_terms( '...
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Combine two taxonomies in a hierarchical tree

For example, I have WooCommerce products that have taxonomies: brand (e.g. Converse, adidas, D&G) (taxonomy id: product_brand) category (e.g. Boots, Sneakers, Sandals, Heels) (taxonomy id: ...