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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How to do a custom bookmarks post type?

Let me first explain what I am wanting to do... I am wanting to add all my hundreds of website bookmarks that I have now in my browser, into wordpress for the following reasons. Can search my ...
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Custom Taxonomy as Dropdown in admin

I’ve created a custom post type (called Sponsors) with an additional taxonomy connected to it, called “Type”. Everything is essentially working perfectly but I would very much like to have my ...
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Associating an “author” with a custom taxonomy

I have a custom role, "Ministry Representative", which is able to log in and create and manage their own "Opportunities" and "Events", which is each a custom post type. On the front end of the site, ...
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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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Connect Users and Taxonomies

I'd like to send email notifications when new posts are saved. But users can select post categories they want to subscribe to. Available plugins are no solution to me – I really need my own code base. ...
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How can I add programmatically custom taxonomy terms to a custom type post when saving posts?

Scenario: there is a 'Recommended Books' section on the website which uses the 'book' custom post type and the 'author' custom taxonomy. I'm using Amazon Product Advertising API for retrieving book ...
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Understanding Permalinks on Custom Post Types

I hate to try to reinvent the wheel here, but none of the suggested post seem to work in answering my question. I am building a system for our 30 Under 30 honorees, which is basically setup as a ...
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Determine if Term has Grandparent/Great-Grandparent

I have a custom taxonomy (hierarchical) for which I'm outputting the results. For example's purpose: --Drinks ----Tequila ------Reposado ------Blanco ----Beer & Wine ------Beer ------Wine ...
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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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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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Populate Taxonomy from Custom Posts

I have a custom post I am looking to categorize via a custom taxonomy. The taxonomy itself I want to be dependent on the items of another custom post type. Is it possible to populate a taxonomy via ...
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Limit the number of posts in query_posts function with custom post types

I am using the code below to display posts defined as a custom-post-type and filtered by a custom-taxonomy of 'england'. I've tried using 'posts_per_page=5' in the query_posts function but this ...
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Custom Taxonomy-specific JavaScript

I'm looking to add some scripts and styles to particular taxonomy page. For example, I want to have a banner rotator only appear for posts that fall under the "issue" custom taxonomy. I've tried ...
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Custom Comment Types

I have created a custom post type for a sort of gallery whereby users can upload work etc. In addition to this I have taxonomies for this type such as categories, tags, colors, etc. But I want users ...
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Issues when rewrite rules collide?

Is it a problem to have a custom taxonomy and a custom post type use the same rewrite structure? I have a custom taxonomy people and a custom post type people_bio. The idea is that you get a list of ...
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Linking between custom post types as if they where taxonomies?

Let's say we create an IMDB like website. So (for example) we can have two types of custom post types: movies actors We would like to see in each movie page all of it's actors. And in each ...
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Site Structure Regarding Custom Post Types and Taxonomies

I need assistance with site structure with regard to properly setting up my Custom Post Types and Taxonomies. I am developing a lifestyle site. It will not be a WP multi-site configuration. This ...
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Custom Taxonomy Relationship (ex: plant classification)

I'm trying to implement plant classification as a custom taxonomy for a custom post type. For now, plant classification should be on three levels: Family, Genus, Species. As I see it, there are two ...
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Custom taxonomy only showing top level terms in admin?

I have a hierarchical custom taxonomy that I add terms to programatically using the following code in a loop: -- SNIP -- $args = array( 'description'=> '', 'slug' => ...
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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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Custom metabox for menu administration page?

I've been googleing around but failed to find a solution for my need. I'm using wordpress 3.0 and TwentyEleven theme as default pack. In the Dashboard -> appearance->menus that allow user can ...
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Integrating an interactive map into a Wordpress custom post type

A while ago I created an interactive map for my website using Ian Lunn's BBC News Map, and custom fields to set the html for each area. It looks like this:- I'm now trying to integrate this with a ...
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How can I set up a category “overview” page?

I know I can use the Template Hierarchy to set up custom theme pages for terms inside a category, like these: mysite.com/category/tech/ // category-tech.php mysite.com/category/blog/ ...
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Custom Fields and performance

My question : how many custom fields or even taxonomies WordPress can handle without affecting performance? The reason I ask, is because I started building a custom theme and I might need to have ...
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Admin to user notices - best practices?

I am trying to replicate specific functionality from my vb forums in my wordpress install. Specifically I can create 'user notices' that are displayed on the front end of the website. Basically I can ...
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Nice URLs for a Custom Post Type List with a Shared Custom Taxonomy?

(Moderator's note: Title was "Convert into nice URL a shared custom taxonomy URL with a query string value") I have a custom taxonomy template: taxonomy-country.php used by two (2) Custom Post Types: ...
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Custom post type taxonomies URL rewrite

What I want to achieve is an online listing catalog with a URL like this: www.example.com/drawing-tools/brand/type/material/color/ In this example, I have a custom post type named "drawing-tools" ...
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How to Programically add to the new WordPress menus

Pre WordPress 3.x I was using: add_action( 'init', 'product_register' ); add_filter( 'wp_page_menu', 'custom_page_nav', 90 ); function product_register() { // register_post_type( 'product', ...
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Sorting for each custom taxonomy

I have a custom post type called Baseball Players which contains teams, positions, and a league taxonomy. A team consists of the team name, logo, description, and coach. A position just consists of ...
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Retrieving custom taxonomy in order, but excluding specific tax IDs

I have a function set up and working based off the discussion in this thread: Custom taxonomy, get_the_terms, listing in order of parent > child. My version includes term links and allows me to ...
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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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How to convert regular categories to custom taxonomy?

I have a big list of categories/subcategories (around 60 in all). It now makes sense that instead of these categories being available to any post type's category list, these categories should be moved ...
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Dynamic page slug for Custom Taxonomies?

I have a custom page "fine-art", which lists the different types of fine art that we produce based on the custom-taxonomy "fine_art_category". Some of the custom taxonomies are wood, metal, Fine Art ...
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Best Way to Leverage Custom Post Type Related Content and Consider SEO

I'm doing a real estate project for a client. I've created a custom post type called "communities" to list new construction communities in her area. I also want to have deeper sub pages but I would ...
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The same slug in multiple taxonomies

We have a project that uses several custom taxonomies, and we're finding that the client wants to add the same term in several of them. While the first slug for Foo may be foo, subsequent copies of ...
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Copy a Taxonomy Term into the Post Title for a certain Custom Post Type

I am using Gravity Forms to allow users to create posts from the front end. However, the way this site I am building is going to work, one specific Post_Type is essentially just a "Data" post. There ...
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Best practices for complex taxonomies

I have a question about complex taxonomies. What are the pros and cons of tagging multiple terms? For example, tagging the lowest "child" or all of them up to the "parent." I'm currently working on a ...
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Sort posts by number of matched terms

I have form where I list all terms associated with posts as check boxes, user should pick few of them, hit search and get all posts that match all chosen terms. It works great when there are posts ...
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Rewrite permalinks for custom posttype and custom taxonomy

How to rewrite permalinks for a custom posttype and custom taxonomy? I have a custom taxonomy: region, and a custom posttype: business. Now, how to rewrite the permalink, so that for a category, ...
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Using URL parameters, list posts from category and custom taxonomy

For example, http://example.com/?cat=6&tag=books lists posts that belong to category ID 6 and tagged 'books' (i.e. posts that satisfy both conditions). Similarly, ...
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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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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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Extend walker class with custom post types [closed]

I'm using the walker class below, but I can't make it work with custom posts. class Zwp_Walker_Nav_Menu_Dynamic extends Walker_Nav_Menu { function end_el(&$output, $item, $depth) { ...
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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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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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Help with a TV series Rewrite structure

Not sure if this is possible, but bear with me. I think I am halfway there. First a little background: I'm using the build in hierarchy in WordPress to form relationships between post types. I ...
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Highlight nav menu terms

OK so i have custom post types and custom taxonomies. I have a sub-menu that is made of the custom taxonomies. Example: registered taxonomy: Movies and terms: action, adventures, etc. (= menu ...
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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' ...
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Displaying Posts Related to Other Posts by a Taxonomy Term?

I have a custom post type for musician's profiles, and a taxonomy for their location (categorised hierachically into Countries and then Cities). On the musician's individual profile pages I need to ...
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Are Custom Taxonomy Templates Possible?

I am trying to have some information specific to a taxonomy term appear above that taxonomy's archive list. Example: Taxonomy is 'Sports', with football, soccer, and baseball being terms within the ...