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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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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Setup of taxonomy term template pages

I'm wondering if the following setup can be more efficient without creating an taxonomy term page for every custom taxonomy term. I'm working with courses (CPT) which has it's own taxonomy (Course ...
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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 ...
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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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wp_get_object_terms - How can I order the resulting array by hierarchy?

I'm returning a custom hierarchal taxonomy via wp_get_object_terms. The trouble is that the results are being ordered by name or count, neither of which are proving reliable. (I'm using a custom ...
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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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Hook to process a new taxonomy tag before it is created?

I am working on a website where there is a custom taxonomy for places, which can be either cities or states. The users are supposed to tag each post with a city and a state. To deal with ...
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Display child taxonomy until the last child

I want to show child categories list on parent taxonomy which I almost obtained using wp_list_categories The problem is I want to show my custom post type of the last child category when I reach last ...
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Create Custom Post Type Archive Page with Sub Categories Navigation Sidebar

I have 8 custom post types (which are actually for 8 different blogs and used as "blog landing pages"). Each custom post type is also a Blog Category and each has several sub categories to it. For ...
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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, http://example.com/feed/?cat=6&...
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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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Excluding a custom taxonomy term breaks wp_get_post_terms

I'm trying to exclude one custom taxonomy from an archive page, and then show the terms of the returned posts. When I run WP_Query to exclude the custom term, it returns the posts correctly, but no ...
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How to display term description in empty terms archive?

I list all terms from a taxonomy, even the empty ones, but I found out that at least in 2010/2011 themes I got a 404-like message, the default seems to only display the term description when at least ...
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I want to load post content by categories using Ajax

I have question. I would like to load post content, custom post, depends on category. So first of all I would like to have drop down menu which will list all my categories then once user will select ...
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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 current page's taxonomy

I've got some pages with a custom taxonomy for each page and i'm trying to retrieve this taxonomy on the page. I'd basically need something like the_current_taxonomy() like the_title(). This has to ...
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Get term name from term ID?

I cannot figure out how to get the taxonomy term name if I have the taxonomy term's ID. This is my current code // create a dropdown menu of the quantity taxonomy wp_dropdown_categories( array(...
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Custom Taxonomies but with Icons associated?

Can I have custom taxonomies but with icons associated with them? Example: I want a list of skills I used for my portfolio item (eg. PHP, MySQL, CSS etc). Instead of text, I thought of displaying ...
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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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Custom edit post column - category not showing

I added a custom column to a custom post type: add_filter('manage_posts_columns', 'custom_columns', 10); add_action('manage_posts_custom_column', 'custom_columns_thumb', 10, 2); function ...
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get term archive url / link

I created custom post types & custom taxonomies for these. Example: actors (taxonomy) for movies (post type). Now I want to show up in my widget some terms and a more link for the actors terms ...
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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 '...
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How to get WooCommerce Product Category Link by ID?

WooCommerce's product categories are a custom taxonomy called product_cat. In a function I'm writing, I'm using get_categories with the taxonomy parameter set to product_cat. Everything works fine and ...
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Filtering custom taxonomies

This is a cross post from the WordPress forums, which I apologize for, but it has been almost a week and not getting any response there so hoping someone here can help. If I do get a reply in either ...
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How to Build a Movie Library in WordPress 3.x

To help me learn WordPress development, I'd like to go "beyond the blog" and build a personal movie library -- similar to IMDb but on a much smaller scale. I need help understanding how to approach ...
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Using a loop to display terms associated with a post

I'm using a custom post type and custom taxonomies, and using the following to display the terms of the taxonomies on the post page: the_terms( $post->ID, 'taxname', 'beforetext', ', '); Is ...
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Getting Wordpress custom taxonomy/category?

Well, I'm using my own taxonomy for custom post type. It looks like this: register_taxonomy("our_gallery", array("gallery"), array("hierarchical" => true, "label" => "Types", "singular_label" =&...
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How i add new link after Edit | Quick Edit | Trash | View in quick edit section

I want to add new link in custom post type . I have create a custom post type and i want to add new link after Edit | Quick Edit | Trash | View links like Edit | Quick Edit | Trash | View | PDF . How ...
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Advanced Tax Query

Below is my tax query, at the moment this returns all posts which have at least one of the specified terms. Is there a way I can have it return only posts which have ALL of the specified terms? [...
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Is there a way to import terms into Wordpress?

I'm tired of typing in lists of counries in my "Countries" taxonomies. What's a good way to bulk import a long list of terms into Wordpress ?
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What are the differences between custom post type and custom page templates?

What is the difference between custom taxonomies and page templates and custom post types? I think I understand that taxonomy is used to organize data. CPTs are used to give your data a different ...
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Check if post type has term

I have a custom post type, called articles. I've also created a taxonomy called subject. Each article has a subject, just like posts have categories. Now to the problem. When I'm on the page-articles....