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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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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wp_insert_term auto unique name

When creating a new term in a custom taxonomy with wp_insert_term, i've noticed that name should be unique. I get a wp error message if it is not : A term with the name provided already exists with ...
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Creating a non-removable taxonomy term

Is there a way, without modifying the core, to create a term for a custom taxonomy programmatically that is non deletable? "Uncategorized" is an example, but in my case, it does not have to be the ...
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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 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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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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Remove taxonomy base or term from url

I know there are a lot of posts about this here, but NONE of them have answered my problem. I am working with a custom built theme that has a custom category type (named messagetypes). I have a ...
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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 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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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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How do I create multiple post types in same menu section in WP-admin?

I am building a custom menu section (a new item with subitems in the main menu section on the left side) in the WordPress Administration of my website. The section shall include a main post type, and ...
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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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Modify Term Update Redirection

Whenever I update a term it currently redirects me back to the edit-tags.php page for that taxonomy, the term list. Is it possible to instead of redirects to the term list to instead bring me back to ...
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wp_options table value

I am trying to understand a wordpress behaviour. When I add a tag in the admin panel mysql does a sequence of queries. Essentially: update wp_terms update wp_term_taxonomy and udate wp_options with ...
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Custom taxonomy position in admin panel

I can't figure out how to change position of custom taxonomy menu item in the admin panel. Right now I have custom post type-- custom_1-- and another custom post type-- custom_2. For custom_2, I've ...
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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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Wordpress json api taxonomy index method

In edition to this post below: wordpress json custom taxonomy problem How to write a method for getting categories withing a custom taxonomy, similar to Method: get_category_index in core json api ...
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Use tag interface for hierarchical taxonomy?

Custom taxonomies are great. I registered a bunch of new taxonomies and wrote an importer to import our hierarchical taxonomy into WordPress a la XML. The problem is one taxonomy has about 1,100 terms ...
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Custom Post Type Permalink / Rewrite not working immediately

Hitting a brick wall with the following: I have: 1 custom post type called cpt_community 1 custom taxonomy called tax_community If I set 'rewrite' => true in my CPT registration, then ...
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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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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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register_taxonomy with multiple object type and update_count_callback

The register_taxonomy accept array as the object type so I can link as many custom post types to a custom taxonomy. That is fine. The issue is, the default taxonomy count is always zero with the ...
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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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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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Query two taxonomies via URL or link?

I've been banging my head about this, and have created a work-around, but it would be much nicer for my site's organisation if I could figure this out. I want to be able to query posts across two ...
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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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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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WP_List_Table inside metabox not working on submit

I'm trying to display a WP_List_table inside a metabox. The metabox is for a custom taxonomy called 'service' which is registered to a custom post type called 'office'. The table columns contain input ...
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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, ...