Post Formats allow for various types of posts to be styled or formatted based on their meaning.

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Is There a Difference Between Taxonomies and Categories?

I've been reading the codex for WordPress closely and am confused about the vague definitions between what a Taxonomy is and what a Category is. For that matter, term is also a word that is used in ...
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post formats - how to switch meta boxes when changing format?

Problem After realizing that post formats are pretty popular, but only a extremly rough drawn concept, i see that users will run into possible traps. Post format ... uses post meta fields & ...
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How do I add a new custom post format?

How do I add a new custom format while making a post in WordPress? The default formats are standard, aside, image, gallery... I want to add a new format of 'xyz' name. How can I do it?
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Plugin to set all Posts in a certain Category to a certain Post Format

I want to setup my WordPress so that whenever I create a post with the category "Tweet", my wordpress installation automatically changes the post format from post to aside. This will help me because I ...
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Custom Post Formats for Custom Post Types

The weight of opinion seems to favour using custom post types instead of custom post formats. I have several custom post types that I want to style in 4 different formats in a way that is not public ...
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Understanding Post Formats/Custom Post types Etc

I don't understand what "Adding Post Type Support" is for when we have "Adding Theme Support"? For different post-formats this is the way I was shown before. This is then how I did it for the project ...
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Only get_posts of certain post formats

I'm trying to create a archive list with only my "normal" post format articles (not link, aside, quote, etc formats). How would I implement has_post_format( 'standard' ), or something similar, into ...
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Display/query post formats

WP 3.1 has everyone excited, if somewhat confused, about post formats. Enabling new post formats The issue of enabling post formats has been covered at length. It's as simple as adding this line to ...
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How do I query by post format in WordPress 3.1

I am trying to query for all posts with a post format of 'quote.' I have added the post formats to my functions.php with add_theme_support( 'post-formats', array( 'image', 'video', 'gallery', 'quote' ...
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Is it possible to rename a post format?

Since WP 3.1, it's been possible to use Tumblr-style post formats. I want to use the 'aside' option in a theme, but I want it to have a different title in the WP admin area. So, for example, when a ...
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has_post_format() vs. get_post_format()

I just stepped into the concept of post formats and was wondering why there are two out of 3 functions from the post format "API" offer absolutely the same functionality. Consider the following two ...
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Is it possible to remove the “standard” post format?

I'm using post formats heavily on a project, but have no current need for the standard option. Beyond being an unnecessary bit of UI, it actually causes broken behavior if it does get mistakenly ...
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Help altering a query to exclude all but standard post format

I feel like I've been banging my head against the keyboard for a week with this problem. I'm trying to change my current query on my home page to show only posts that are set as standard posts using ...
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Custom Post Formats

Here's my use case: a client will be making numerous blog posts, some of which are portfolio pieces of his recent work. This sounds like a perfect use case for a Post Format, but no "portfolio" post ...
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Is there a real life use case for post formats except for microbloging?

I am trying to write a guide for using wordperss and can't quiet figure how explain the usage of post formats. I read all the documentation available on the web and then played with twentytwelve and ...
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Does Wordpress generate an automatic page for post formats?

I want a page to view only a specific post format (e.g. aside). Do I have to create my own page and run a custom query, or does Wordpress have an automatic page generated for me (like the ...
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Post formats template

I would like to know what template wordpress uses to display post formats archive pages? What is parent template file that is used when there is no specified template file and what is specified ...
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Update caption for metabox gallery images

Just wondering how to make the caption on my metabox gallery images updatable. I have the caption on a textarea so it can be easily updated. I can change the contents of this textarea, cant seem to be ...
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How to show post format gallery metabox image caption in the post front end

After getting my images through a metabox for a gallery post format I have the following code to show them on the post front end: <?php if ( !empty( $images ) ) { foreach ( $images as ...
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Get image captions for images on gallery post format metabox

I have a post format gallery. I have created a metabox to add my images: function mytheme_show_post_gallery_metabox( $post ) { wp_nonce_field( 'mytheme_post_gallery_metabox', ...
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How to edit layout of a particular post format?

I'm looking to edit my theme layout of the aside post format. I have already included the add_theme_support() function to include the aside option when creating a post. However, the layout of an ...
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How to show only Standard Format post in my custom taxonomy page -wordpress 3.8.1

I want to exclude photo and video categories (ID's 1 and 2 respectively) from my custom taxonomy page. Any suggestions on how can I exclude these two categories from the loop? <?php /** * ...
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how to get list of post formats supported by theme?

After adding support for a selection of post formats like this: add_theme_support( 'post-formats', array( 'aside', 'video' ) ); how can I then get the list of supported post formats back? I'm ...