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 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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get_the_category_list or get_the_tag_list for custom post types and taxonomies?

Basically I've setup a custom post type and taxonomy for a set type of posts and I'm creating a child theme from twentyeleven. When I use the default WP Posts and then I tag them and categorize them, ...
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Custom Taxonomy in plugin and template

I have a plugin that I am developing that is using custom post types and taxonomies. My question is this. How can I load the content/theme data from my plugin on to the page when the go to the custom ...
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Custom taxonomy term as class?

I'm trying to add a class to a container within a query, ideally I'd like to use the terms from a custom taxonomy I have setup (guide-categories). As an example: <div class="myclass *taxonomy ...
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get_terms does not return any results for my custom taxonomy?

If I go to wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=location then I correctly see a list of terms. If I loop through: get_terms("category"); Then I correctly see several terms for the taxonomy of category. ...
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Taxonomy: Why 'with_front' => false DOES NOT WORK?

Seriously, why 'with_front' => false does not work as it should be? It is supposed to remove TAXONOMY BASE NAME and my question is why it does not work? I just dont want the taxonamy base slug ...
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Show certain terms from custom taxonomy but exclude 'parent' terms?

I have a custom post type "mycustom_products" (hierarchical) that has custom taxonomies called 'categories' and 'tags' (as many other custom post types do). My custom category is called ...
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Is it possible to add taxonomies to user profiles?

I would like to know if it's possible to add taxonomies in the user profile, without hacks. So far I have been able to add taxonomies to custom post types and all, but now I would like to add it to ...
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How do I display a tag cloud with both post tags AND a custom taxonomy?

Using wp_tag_cloud(), how can I display a single tag cloud that incorporates both regular post tags and a custom taxonomy?
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Query for posts in 2 taxonomies

I am currently using the following code to display a list with links to posts in a specific CPT and taxonomy: <?php $custom_terms = get_terms('videoscategory'); foreach(array($custom_terms as ...
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Why does a custom post type need the ''hierarchical' args setting?

I'm struggling with understanding some things about CPTs and and could do with some help. I can see that taxonomies often need to be hierarchical, but can't see how/when a custom post type would be? ...
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wp_insert_term - parent & child problem

I have a car database that I want to import into Wordpress as taxonomies. The problem is I can't create 2 taxonomies at once (first is parent, last ones are childs of first). $p = ...
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Post Formats in the context of the Database 'Save Post' function

I am trying to pick up an in-depth understanding of how post-formats relate to posts 'in the database' - i.e. what meta information when compiled together constitutes a post format. And yes, I do ...
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Permalink rewrite 404 conflict- WordPress Taxonomies/ CPT

Wondering if someone could tell me why sub pages (child pages) no longer work (eg: www.mysite.com/type/childpage). I have a page called "Type" (working fine), and I wish to have Child Pages of "Type" ...
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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 ...
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term_description help

i have a piece of code which is helped to display the description of custom taxonomies but i want to put <h1> tag for the title of description, but that description box doesn't takes html tags, ...
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Filter get_categories() for taxonomy term in WordPress

I want to show a category only if a (custom) post is in that category AND region = $name for that post. So, e.g. I have a custom post (type "business") named "Mamma Mia" in child-category: ...
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Custom query - alternate posts by category

I have a custom post type called "services" with a custom taxonomy called "location". Each post is categorized as either "Location A" or "Location B". I need to query all posts from the "services" ...
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Show posts without term

I am working on a product page where I show reviews from my post type 'reviews', if the product page title matches with my term from the taxonomy 'review-product'. Example. Product page title: ...
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Automatically assign taxonomy term if custom meta value exists

I currently have a custom meta field for adding a video url to the post. I'd like for the existing taxonomy term "video" to be automatically assigned to the post upon saving if the meta field has any ...
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Custom Taxonomy: Parent still counting deleted Child

I have this weird situation when I deleted two child taxonomies but they still seem to be assigned to their parent. I need a overview site for all our products with the taxonomy title ahead. If ...
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Multiple custom post types using the same taxonomy = URL frustrations

I have two custom post types: Events Businesses I have a new taxonomy that both these CTP's share: Locations If I go to "domain.com/events/" I see an archive of all the events, and if I go to ...
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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: ...
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Custom Post Type / Taxonomy Slug / Post Title with post type archive

I've tried plugins, read through stack and spent hours on this, and I just can't seem to find a way to achieve what I want. I can achieve the following permalink structure: ...
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How to get first post in a category of a custom taxonomy

I'm attempting to make a list of categories bound to a custom taxonomy, but using the featured image of the first post in each category. Getting the categories was simple enough, but when I try to ...
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Check if Current Category has Children

I need to tell whether or not the current custom taxonomy archive page I'm viewing has child categories. I've got a situation where there are a lot of custom categories with children and the site is ...
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Last posts from custom taxonomy

How can I post last posts from custom_taxonomy? I tried this like, but it doesn't works. $terms=get_terms('tax_name'); $request=array(); if(count($terms)>0) { foreach($terms as $t) { ...
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Display current taxonomy term when inside custom post type

Well, this should be pretty simple, however I couldn't find answer anywhere on the web. all answers I found were close but no exactly what I needed. what I need is to display just the current term of ...
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Function to limit the number of posts in taxonomy.php

How can I change the post limit for taxonomy.php from that which is defined in the settings page? Currently I have 10 posts displaying per page, which is fine for the blog part of my site, but I want ...
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Different templates for parent and children categories/taxonomies

I would like to know what is the best way to create a different template for parent and children categories and/or taxonomies. Example: I have a taxonomy called region, which I want to divide in ...
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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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Edit post meta with checkboxes on front end

I'm trying to build an interface so that two custom fields for a custom post type can be edited on the front end with checkboxes. I'd like to display empty checkboxes if neither of those the fields ...
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How do I get the slug of a custom taxonomy category of a post?

In my template file, I loop through posts that are categorized either web, print, or marketing in a custom taxonomy portfolio. How do I echo the slug of each posts category?
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Taxonomy archive with same slug as custom post type?

My head hurts... Here is what I have: Custom post type: Our People, slug => our-peopleTaxonomy: Job Title, slug => job-title I have an archive page for the Our People CPT at domain.com/our-people. ...
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Create an archive page for custom taxonomies

I switched my site from categories to taxonomies for my custom post but I am having trouble getting it to work the same way. For categories I could have templates named something like ...
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Highlight menu item when on a custom post type?

I'm currently using this code to display a menu of pages. I'm using CSS to target the class current_page_item which works fine until you're on a page with a custom post type. How can I target that ...
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Are Categories, Tags and Custom Taxonomies any different in regards to SEO?

Simple question, really. I know pretty much nothing about SEO, and i'm trying to define a good structure for this clients online magazine. I already know i'll be using a few custom taxonomies along ...
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How to make custom posts to behave like taxonomy?

I would like to have a database of fashion models on my blog. The models section will be located under /models/. There shall be a loop of recent posts with models as well as the full list of models ...
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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 delete terms on plugin deactivate?

I created a list of terms under 'category' when activate plugin. When deactive the plugin, I want to delete them. My function doesn't work, how to make this working? function ppcontent_deactivate() { ...
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Taxonomies: display hierarchical parent list

I've been using WP for years, but this is my first time with taxonomies, so I need a little bit of help. Like in the question How to show a hierarchical terms list? I have a taxonomy called places, ...
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How to remove “Taxonomy name:” from wp_title

The wp_title-generated <title> in my custom taxonomy archive pages contains the singular taxonomy name with a colon. I can't figure out where this is coming from (or if it's default Wordpress ...
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How to display a description of a given category from a custom taxonomy

I have a taxonomy called tcp_product_category. In the admin panel I have created a few terms within this taxonomy. On the homepage I want to display the description of one of those terms with the slug ...
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Improving WP_Query performance for multiple taxonomies

I have a site with several custom taxonomies, and have found that one of the slowest parts of the site is attempting to query with an OR across several of these at once. I'm using a WP_Query like so: ...
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post count is wrong when using same taxonomy for 2 different CPT

1 custom taxonomy registered for 2 different CPT (custom post type). When i entered to edit tag section on edit-tags.php?taxonomy=mytaxonomy&post_type=cpt1 it displays total post count of 2 ...
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Create Child Taxonomies

Is there a way to use the register_taxonomy function to create child taxonomies to a specific parent taxonomy in a hierarchical structure? For example: Let's say I'm creating a theme for selling cars ...
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How to get the parent's taxonomy?

I have 2 customs post type : "Artist" and "Concert", the "Concert" custom post type is the child of the "Artist" custom post type, the "Artist" custom post type has a "genre" taxonomy. What I'm ...
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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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Remove Custom Taxonomy Base

I am using custom taxonomies with WordPress 3.0.4 I am wondering if anyone knows how to remove the taxonomy base from the URL? I have seen plugins that do it for categories and tags, but not for ...
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How to create non-unique sub-category slugs?

What’s the best way to make Wordpress accept non-unique sub-category slugs? By default, Wordpress ensures that every ‘slug’ portion of permalink URLs is unique, and is very savvy about using this to ...