Retrieve the terms in a taxonomy or list of taxonomies. Returns an array of term objects, or a WP_Error object if any of the taxonomies to get terms from does not exist.

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Get the the top-level parent of a custom taxonomy term

How would I get the top-level parent of a given term? I am using wp_get_object_terms to get taxonomy terms on posts, but instead of showing all tagged terms, I only want to show tagged terms' top-...
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get_terms by custom post type

I have two custom post types 'country' and 'city' and a shared taxonomy 'flag'. If I use: <?php $flags = get_terms('flag', 'orderby=name&hide_empty=0'); I get a list of all terms in the ...
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Order get_terms using a Custom Field

I have a custom taxonomy of "crb_issues" that has a custom field associated with it that is "issue_date" which outputs a date value for each term to looks a lot like "20140601" yearmonthday. I am ...
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Control term order on a per-post basis

I have a taxonomy in which term order matters, but varies from post to post. So I want to be able to set the order that terms are displayed in on a per-post basis: My first post | Tagged: Apples, ...
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Term begins with a letter

I had a template that relied on $terms = get_terms( "ingredient", array( 'name__like' => $letter ) ); to return all posts where the custom taxonomy ingredient begins with $letter. The behaviour ...
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get_post_terms not working as expected

I have a custom post type called "Fruit" and under this I have a hierarchical taxonomy called, "Fruit Categories" When I create a new post under Fruit, I am able to assign it to a "term" - like you ...
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What is 'term_group' for 'order_by' in get_terms()?

I was just reading the Codex regarding get_terms();. What exactly is the parameter 'term_group'? You can use it in (example): 'order_by' for get_terms();. Hint: I could be all terms that share the ...
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Display tags belonging to a specific post type only

The following code currently indexes all tags for my site (whether attached to a standard post or a custom post) like this I want to limit this code to index tags from only a specific custom post (...
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get term by id without taxonomy

Can I get the term by it's id without knowing to whish taxonomy it belongs? I have a meta field that stores term ids, but doesn't store the taxonomy. However, all the get_term function have taxonomy ...
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get_terms vs. get_categories: does it matter?

I'm fairly new to wordpress and am coming across new things each day - one was today when I happened across get_terms and noticed that it was basically the same as get_category. Any particular ...
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Display Category Thumbnail and links in Woo commerce

I would like to display my categories with a thumbnail in woocommerce. I am able to list the child terms as a link but i would like to add additional content. I have added the code below in which I ...
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List only first-level children of specific custom taxonomy term

I have a site set up with the following: Post Type: product Taxonomy: product_cat Taxonomy Slug: hydro The term hydro has several immediate child terms and several grandchild terms. I need to ...
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Using get_terms for custom taxonomy in functions.php

I`m trying to retrieve the names of taxonomy items and include them into a theme admin panel. function retrieve_my_terms() { global $terms; $terms = get_terms('taxonomy'); foreach ($...
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Display Terms for all posts in Current Archive or Query

I am using the following code to create a list of linked terms belonging to a taxonomy. <?php $taxonomy = 'taxonomy_name'; $queried_term = get_query_var($taxonomy); $terms = get_terms($taxonomy, '...
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Does WordPress Offer a Way to Find All of the Categories that Don't Have Children?

Background As discussed in Is There a Difference Between Taxonomies and Categories, taxonomies refer to a generalized system of classification and organization of objects or data. In the case of ...
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Issue on Counting CPT's Under Taxonomy Term

I am using this code to count number of Custom Post Type $tax_terms = get_terms($tax, $args); foreach ($tax_terms as $tax_term) { echo '<li>' . '<a href="' . esc_attr(get_term_link($...
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Get the selected term in a dropdown search

I am using the following function to create a dropdown search form and populate it with the terms of a custom taxonomy called 'grades'. The dropdown works for searching, but I can't figure out how to ...
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Separator for multiple terms

I'm trying to show terms of custom taxonomies. I have that. But, my problem is how to separate when I have multiple terms. My code: <ul class="slides"> <?php $loop = new WP_Query( array( ...
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Listing child terms of parent term

I'm using the following code to generate a list of only the child terms within my taxonomy. What I'd also like to do is display a list of the child terms for each parent category on a taxonomy-mytax-...