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 permalinks

We have a custom type music. /music/ /music/post-name/ Also, we have a tag-like taxonomy genres. Its urls are: /music-genres/genre-name/ I'm trying to make urls like: /music/ /music/post-name/ ...
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Multiple users – only allow them to manage their own terms for custom taxonomy when logged in

How can I allow each user to manage their own terms for a custom taxonomy when logged in on edit-tags page? user will only show & manage terms that only created by him not others for a custom ...
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Is there a way to use regular categories with custom post types?

Is there a way to use regular categories with custom post types? It seems like there is better functionality and options with regular categories (such as permalink options, etc.).
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Display posts the match taxonomy term linked from wp_list_categoies?

This should be simple, but it escapes me. I have a custom post type and a custom taxonomy. The taxonomy is named "asset_type" and the slug is "type" I am using wp_list_categories to provide a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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WordPress Custom Post Type Category Page

I was hoping someone could help me. I have done some serious googling but cannot find the answer for this one. I have a custom post type called tutorials. I can go to mysite.com/tutorials and get a ...
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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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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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get_terms showing link to category even if all posts are drafts

i have this code below to show links for my custom taxonomy on my custom posts. I want it to show only the categories that have published posts in them. This mostly works but if i put all the posts ...
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Sorting a list of posts displayed under a list of associated terms (which should be sorted without initial articles)

I have series of sorting issues on a page that I'm trying to figure out but so far to no avail. Sorting a list of CPT posts which are listed under associated custom taxonomy terms I found this piece ...
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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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Get value in custom field with taxonomy [closed]

I have custom field my_cf for Taxonomy/Term. How can I get and output value with custom field for taxonomy/term? I've tried using: $variable = get_field('my_cf', 'basic'); echo $variable; ...
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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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Removing taxonomy base using WP rewrite

I´m trying to create the following URL structure: example.com/attractions <-- post type archive example.com/attractions/taxonomy_term <-- taxonomy archive ...
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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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How to get_queried_object on multiple objects?

My Setup I have a custom post type "zap_apartments" with 2 custom taxonomies "zap_audience" & "zap_cities". I wrote some RewriteRules to access all "zap_apartments" for a "zap_audience" + ...
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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 ...