A way of arranging items where an item can be a parent or child of another. Categories are an example of a hierarchical taxonomy.

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Advanced Multi Tier Navigation across columns

I've been struggling with this for a while now and need some help. I'm trying to create a quite specific navigation setup for a client. I have a top level navigation which is hard coded and not a ...
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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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Custom Taxonomy Tree view

I have been trying google for this, but not so easy to search for. I have a custom hierarchical taxonomy, something along the lines of: Chainsaws - Electric - Petrol - Other Grasscutters - Electric - ...
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Hierarchical types and page size problem in heavy sites

Situation: WP 3.3.1 Hierarchical custom post type 7000 posts Admin area Problem: Pages load time > 30s Reason: Page size > 1MB due to parent dropbox size in 'Quick Edit' when ...
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Hierarchical Custom Posts - Highlighting Current Post in Sub-Menu

I have created a hierarchical custom post type called events and have used wp_list_pages to list the sub-posts for each event post (See below). This navigation works great, but I cannot figure out how ...
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Custom taxonomy, get_the_terms, listing in order of parent > child

I have a hierarchical custom taxonomy which I can display using print_r(get_the_terms( $post->ID, 'taxonomic_rank' ));: Array ( [46] => stdClass Object ( [term_id] => ...
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Creating an Events Feed with Sub Pages/Posts for Each Event

I am currently working on creating an events section for a website. My original plan was to create a custom post type for Events and create a new post for each event. Then I would query the top five ...
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list all child categories that apply to current post even if those cats are empty?

list all child categories that apply to current post even if those cats are empty? everything I tried just shows "post not found" - Have alphabetical listing and trying to create A B C D ...
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WordPress admin screen very slow / timing out when editing or adding a new page/custom post

I'm new to the site but appreciate any help you can give. I have a WordPress set-up which (rightly or wrongly) has hundreds of pages and thousands of another custom post type which is also based on a ...
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Custom post type hierarchical permalinks not behaving as expected for parent/child pages

When you have Pages with children, the permalink structure works something like this: example.com/parent-page/child-page/ All well and good. Trying to go to this URL: example.com/child-page/ ...
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how to get the categories for a single post in a hierarchical way

The question is simple. Imagine that I have a post named 'Single Post' which is inside the category 'sub-cat' which is a child of 'parent-cat' which is a child of 'super-cat'. What I need to do is to ...
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Custom post type Permalinks with hierarchical Taxonomies

I Would use Custom Post Type and hierarchical Taxonomies with same Slug. Fortunately I found a good solution based on post_type_link filter here from TheDeadMedic. ...
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Get top level page parent title

How do I get the page title of the upper most parent page of the page the visitor is currently on? Let me describe: I have this page structure: Example Title 1 Example Title 1-1 Example Title ...
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Taxonomy/category hierarchy lost when editing posts [closed]

When editing a post the tree structure of the taxonomy seems to be lost, ie; if I set the following when adding a post: [x] Top tier category 1 - [x] Cat 1 sub-category 1 - [ ] Cat 1 sub-category 2 - ...
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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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Better way to enforce category hierarchy in post_categories_metabox?

The objective is to ensure that when editing a post, the metabox that lists a hierarchical taxonomy doesn't reorder itself upon Update to put checked items on top. Right now, edit-form-advanced.php ...
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How to show only parents subpages of current page item in vertical menu?

I just can't find a way to make it possible to show only current parent items down to current page item in a vertical menu the "wordpress way". What I want to achieve is the following dynamic ...
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Register a pre defined tree of taxonomies

I want to use a certain defined tree of taxonomies like this: news stories travel people nature videos but I want to have this hierarchy set in the code and not created via admin interface. The ...
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get_posts assigned to a specific custom taxonomy term, and not the term's children

Say I have the following taxonomy terms: Term 1 Term 1.1 Term 1.2 Term 2 Term 2.1 How can I get only posts that are assigned to Term 1 and not include those that are assigned to Term 1.1 or ...
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Categories lose hierarchy order once assigned to post

I setup some hierarchical categories and when I assign them to a post the widget reflows and loses the hierarchy display. Example: - Education Services -- Arts & Archives --- Fine Arts -- ...
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How can I allow commas in tag names?

I want to allow commas in tag names? For example, "hello, world" or "portland, or" but Wordpress keeps separating them. I can do it from the categories page: And it shows up fine. But anything ...
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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' ...
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get taxonomy name of current post

Hierarchical taxonomy of custom post type 'projects' > 'projects_category'. Two example 'projects_category' hierarchies would be: Big Corporates > 1st Company Name > A Post Title Small ...
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Should I use custom taxonomy or custom post type

I've recently taken on a project from a client of mine, after a lot of persuasion I've managed to finally get the website under some kind of CMS. I'm pretty new to Wordpress I've come from an ...
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How to enable hierarchical permalinks for hierarchical taxonomies

If you have a category called "term" and a subcategory called "subterm", your can access subterm posts at /cat/subcat. But this doesn't work out of the box with custom taxonomies. They are ...
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Post type hierarchy

I am looking to create two custom post types, one of which is a child of the other. Let's call them Authors and Books for simplicity. Authors should be a top level URL and the landing page for them ...
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How to show a hierarchical terms list?

I have a hierarchical taxonomy called 'geographical locations'. It contains continents on a first level, and then the countries for each one. Example : Europe - Ireland - Spain - Sweden Asia - Laos - ...
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How to get parents of custom taxonomy, as what get_category_parents() do?

I have a custom taxonomy 'portfolio category', while i need to show all hierarchy categories of a portfolio post, for example the post is under topcat -> childcat -> yetchildcat, i want to show ...
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Integrating a custom post type into a page hierarchy

I'm creating a theme with a custom post type for team members, I've also got the following page structure: about <-- this is a page about/team-members <-- this is a page, lists all the team ...
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What is a subpage in WordPress?

Can someone explain what a subpage is in wordpress? Does it look any different from a regular page? What is its purpose and what does it do? Thank you
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how to store values in database at hierarchical view

In my project i need to create restaurant menu card,i want to insert values given below -menus(like dinner,lunch,breakfast) . -menu_group(like soup,juice) . . -menu_item ...
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What is the best page ordering plugin that works well with WPML?

The title says it all. What is the best page ordering plugin that works well with WPML? It seems that may are reporting issues with different plugins such as my page order and WPML page order. ...
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Converting a hierarchy of off-site web-links to Word-Press

I'm looking at converting several PHP-Fusion sites to WordPress. I'm wondering how to convert a page like this: http://biztalk-training.com/weblinks.php. Is there a plug-in for links that will ...
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wp_list_pages doesn't work in hierarchical custom post type

I've been bashing my head against my desk all afternoon trying to figure this out. I've got a custom post type all set up, with hierarchical set to "true" and I can assign parents and see the ...
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Adding Pages to Menus - No Page Hierarchy in Backend [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add a custom metabox to the Menu Management admin screen? In the backend of Wordpress, under Appearance -> Menus it allows you to add different post types by ...
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How to enable category hierarchy for links?

It looks that by default WordPress had hierarchy only for page/post categories and not for links categories. How can I enable that?
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How to make a list that displays the top level subpages, and any subpages or siblings off of the current page

Lets say we are displaying a few family trees. We are currently on the family tree top-page,and we need our list to look like this: Family Trees The Smiths The Joneses The Does When the user ...
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How to handle a hierarchy with custom post types

I have moved into WordPress for a few days and was quite impressed by all the available features, plugins and polished themes. I have spent quite some times reading documentation about themes and ...
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How can I combine posts of different types in one hierarchy?

I'd like to create a custom post type and add this as a child post of some but not all existing standard posts (which are not pages). Is this possible? Can I, for example, create a custom post type ...
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How to add a custom metabox to the Menu Management admin screen?

Although I am very thankful to the wordpress core team that they have finally integrated native menu management capabilities I get frustrated with some key elements which I would like to change. I ...
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Multi-level page hierarchy

Most of my WordPress sites to date have been blog content, along with a 1 or 2 level page hierarchy. I'm now looking at developing a site with the customer site map suggests that a hierarchy of 4 ...
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How do you cope with the task of adding hierarchy to the navigation menu?

Say we got a theme with a horizontal menu that shows only the top-level pages. How do you manage with the task to make the menu hierarchical, adding subpages? Any appropriate plugins for that? If ...
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URL Design for Sub-Posts?

I currently have this: mysite.com/product-name mysite.com/another-product etc where product-name and another-product are posts. I then have a custom post type called Changelogs, which I have for ...
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The Difference Between Hierarchical and Non-Hierarchical Taxonomies?

The question is "What is the Difference Between Hierarchical and Non-Hierarchical Taxonomies?" This question really stumped me at first so I figured it would be a good idea to show the difference to ...