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 post types, taxonomies, and permalinks

This is driving me nuts and I'm sure it's simple but nothing I search for comes up with a simple structure (everything is very complex). I have a custom post type "product_listing" and a custom ...
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How to create a permalink structure with custom taxonomies and custom post types like base-name/parent-tax/child-tax/custom-post-type-name

I've been combing this site and google for the answer and I've come up completely empty. Basically I want to do exactly what this post asks, but I need a hierarchical taxonomy. The answer given in ...
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How to get all taxonomies of a post type?

How can i get taxonomies of a post type? If I have a post type event and i need to find out the list of taxonomies that are attached to that post type. How do I find them?
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Using wp_query is it possible to orderby taxonomy?

My question is simple, I'm using WP_Query to retrieve some custom type posts filtering by a taxonomy using tax_query. Now my problem is I would like to orderby the taxonomy, but from documentation ...
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Advanced search form with filters for custom taxonomies and custom fields

I'd like to build an advanced search form for a specific custom post type, having filters for the custom post types custom fields, custom taxonomies, and for a separate custom post types properties ...
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Mixing custom post type and taxonomy rewrite structures?

Basically I want to achieve a glossary using custom post types and have some issues setting up rewrites the way I want them to be. I want it like that: The main glossary URL: ...
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Include custom taxonomy term in search

I have two custom taxonomies applied to two custom post types. the terms list on the sidebar just fine and will list all posts associated with it. However, if you search one of the terms in specific, ...
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Altering the appearance of custom taxonomy inputs

I'm working on a site that will make use of a few custom taxonomies (for custom post types). I've chosen to make some of the taxonomies hierarchical because the method of inputting values (checking ...
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Remove taxonomy slug from a custom hierarchical taxonomy permalink

I created a 'forum' taxonomy, using these rules: register_taxonomy( 'forum', array('topic'), array( 'public' => true, 'name' => _a('Forums'), 'singular_name' => ...
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Saving Taxonomy Terms

I have an interesting problem which I hope someone can quickly answer. I have created my own metabox which, based on "MY METABOX CODE" (list below) is correctly displaying a dropdown list of all my ...
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Inserting terms in an Hierarchical Taxonomy

I'm really having a few issues with inserting terms. Here is my scenario: I have a taxonomy called veda_release_type: //Release Type and Region $labels = array( 'name'=> ...
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Hierarchical taxonomy UI

I don't like the way the taxonomies are displayed within the Wordpress admin and was wondering if anyone knew the best way to hook in and change it. Currently if I select some terms within my post ...
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Adding Category/Tag/Taxonomy Support to Images/Media

I've been trying to add category, tag, or custom taxonomy support to images (or all media, though I'm only concerned with Images). I've got it part-way figured out with: add_action('init', ...
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Get terms by taxonomy AND post_type

I have 2 custom post types 'bookmarks' and 'snippets' and a shared taxonomy 'tag'. I can generate a list of all terms in the taxonomy with get_terms(), but I can't figure out how to limit the list to ...
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Efficient Taxonomy Intersection

I have many uses for this but I want to know the most performant way of doing what is going to be an expensive operation. As an example I will use a shop. Given: A product brand taxonomy A product ...
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WordPress Rewrite Rules for Custom Post Type and Taxonomy

I have found this place to be a good source of information in the past through a lot of Googling for the problems I have run into. My question pertains to the verbose rewrite rules WordPress uses. I ...
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custom taxonomy and pages rewrite slug conflict gives 404

I'm using the Custom Post Type UI plugin to create my custom taxonomies. I have a portfolio that is made up of projects (custom post type) with 2 custom taxonomies of technologies and clients. The ...
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Can't get a custom template taxonomy page to display

I've been trying to wade my way through learning the ins and outs of taxonomies and how to integrate them into themes and I've run into a pretty basic issue that I can't seem to figure out. I started ...
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Can't custom taxonomies have same terms (slugs) as categories?

I knew that it's not possible to have same terms (term slugs) under categories and tags, but surprisingly, as I realized today, that's the case with custom taxonomies as well. So for instance, if my ...
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whats the difference between term_id and term_taxonomy_id

the title says it all. At the moment in my custom taxonomies I'm getting the terms using the term id and taxonomy name. Thought this question would've been asked before but can't find it anywhere! So ...
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Can multiple custom post types share a custom taxonomy?

I'm considering rebuilding a drupal site in wordpress and am still wrapping my head around the differences between the systems - particularly cck/fields and custom content types and the different ways ...
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Shouldn't this be easy?! Custom post type/custom taxonomy permalink

So this is driving me absolutely insane. I've spend days trying to fix this and I can't work out why this is so difficult as surely this is a very common permalink structure! I looked through ...
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Add default WordPress tag meta box to User Profile

I've set up my user profiles to allow custom taxonomies following this tutorial. Ideally, I'd like to use the default Tag meta box from the Post screen, so users can easily add new terms and find ...
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Any way to make posts inherit properties/taxonomies through a single assigned taxonomy

I want to have a central "data" sheet that is regularly drawn upon for types of posts that are submitted. Lets say I had a movie review site, but also want to let people post other info, like Trivia ...
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Permalink Structure for Multiple Post Type Archives by Taxonomy

Recently I have been working on an advanced WordPress project, and I'm stuck with changing permalink structure for custom post types. I have created 3 post types lets say: type1, type2, type3 and a ...
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Are custom post types lost when the theme is changed?

I am about to begin work on a custom WordPress theme and I want to know how careful I have to be about custom posts. Suppose I create a WordPress theme that registers several custom post types. To ...
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How do I get the top-level terms in a custom taxonomy?

I have a custom hierarchical taxonomy setup for a conference website. The top-level terms in this taxonomy are Dates, which have child terms representing session slots on that date. I'm trying to ...
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Can you add the visual editor to the description field for custom taxonomies?

Can you add the visual editor to the description field for custom taxonomies? It would be nice to have this option available when you edit an entry for a taxonomy be it core or custom.
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How do I append multiple taxonomies to the URL?

Multiple taxonomies in URL How does one append multiple taxonomies to the URL having the following: Post Type: products Taxonomy: product_type Taxonomy: product_brand Adding new ...
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Taxonomy, Terms, and Template Files

I have post type 'product' and hierarchical taxonomy 'types' attached to it. In this taxonomy, I have terms: 'dry-clean', 'washer', etc. With several sub terms on each terms. In my situation, I need ...
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Custom Taxonomy and Tax_Query

I've been having a lot of trouble getting a WP_Query running with a tax_query on my custom taxonomy. I'm 99.9% sure that my register_taxonomy is correct, as I'm able to tag posts with the right term, ...
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Using Wordpress to make a “Product Search” type navigation drilldown

This is somewhat of a follow-up to a question I asked some time ago: Trying to design nice category drilldown with one "held" taxonomy and a repeatable list of categories I've sort of got ...
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Assign posts to taxonomy terms instead of the taxonomy terms to posts?

So I have a custom post type (people) with a related custom taxonomy (directory). Instead of editing a person and then choosing the related directory organizations I'd like to "edit" a directory org ...
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Display all posts in a custom post type, grouped by a custom taxonomy

I’m working on a member page where I use a custom post type with a custom taxonomy. My custom post type is called “member” and my custom taxonomy is called “member_groups”. I want to list all the ...
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Theme localization of “slugs” (custom post types, taxonomies)

in my theme I want to define a series of custom post types and custom taxonomies, each one having its own customized slug; the base language of my theme is english, therefore the slugs will be in ...
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Can custom taxonomies be displayed inside of a custom meta box?

I'm currently displaying custom taxonomies in a drop down menu. Each taxonomy has its own little wrapper in the sidebar. Is it possible to move the taxonomy to inside of my custom write box for ...
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Get The Post Type A Taxonomy Is Attached To

Being given a taxonomy or term, is is possible to pull any / all post types the taxonomy is attached to? For example, knowing the built in taxonomy category or being given a term in the category ...
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How to use taxonomies on attachments with the new Media Library?

WordPress 3.5 changed the media management and now the Media Library edit screen uses the default post type UI. Taxonomies are very useful for WP installs with different users and attachments, giving ...
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Get Posts by Custom Post Type ,Taxonomy, and Term

Ok, so i have a Custom Post Type called "Services". This custom post type has a taxonomy called "Areas" and there's 5 terms in that taxonomy. Let's say I have 10 posts on "Services" and there's 5 ...
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Is there a way to 'Lock' a Taxonomy?

I was wondering if there was a way to prevent the addition of new categories into a taxonomy, essentially 'locking' the taxonomy. I'm programatically registering a taxonomy and filling it with terms ...
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Getting the Intersection of Two Custom Taxonomy Terms for a Custom Post Type?

(Moderators note: Was originally titled "How to get_posts of a custom post type that is in two custom taxonomies?") I have a custom post type that has two taxonomies which are separate, one called ...
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Inserting Taxonomy Terms During a Plugin Activation?

I've been trying various ways of doing this. Basically, I've been trying to make it so that a plugin of mine populates the terms of a taxonomy only once during the plugin's activation. The term ...
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custom post type or taxonomy

I'm working on a real-estate site where I need to create a profile for each agent, the initial view when you click on view agents would be to list them alphabetically, ideally from a dropdown you ...
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Loop through custom taxonomies and display posts

While I've been able to get this working for normal WP categories I've been unable to get it working for custom taxonomies. I'd like to loop through each custom taxonomy (categories in my case) and ...
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Rewriting a custom-post-type permalink with taxonomy term?

I'm trying to rewrite my url for a custom_post_type named wr_events with one of its custom_taxonomy terms from event_type add_action('init', 'wr_events'); function wr_events() { ...
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Change order of Custom Taxonomy List

By default WordPress orders custom taxonomies (as tags in this case) by alphabetical order not by the order they were entered in the tag box. Is anyone aware of a way to show the custom taxonomies in ...
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How to Make a Separate RSS Feed for Each Custom Post Type

How can I make a separate RSS feed for each custom post type? I had searched the net for it and found suggestions to do something like this: http://www.yoursite.com/feed/?post_type=book I tried ...
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Query Posts by Custom Field 'Price'

I'd like to display all posts within a given price range. For example: When a user inputs 100 and 1000 (in two separate form fields) - my site will display all posts that have a custom field called ...
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Why does my custom taxonomy show a total count across all post types

I have created a custom taxonomy 'season' I have 3 custom post types which I want to use this taxonomy. These are Races Galleries Competitors Now, when I view the totals within the taxonomy ...
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What should I use - Taxonomies, custom fields, Post Type?

I've setup a traveling/photography blog. I want to have different post types: Traveling, Hotel Reviews, etc. For the traveling post, I want to add unique data like: City, Weather (for the current time ...