A taxonomy is a generic "category" used to organize posts and custom post types

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Extract custom image URL from category taxonomy

I've attached an image field to the category taxonomy with Advanced Custom Fields which I want to set dynamically as a full width background. I've done this on the category page without a problem but ...
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get term slug from current posts's custom taxonomy

I've been searching on this topic for 1 hour but I just can't seem to figure it out! Im using this WP_Query to loop trough related posts and create clickable links: <?php $currentID = ...
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Displaying taxonomy icon outside archive page

Here is my problem. I'm working on a video website and we have different categories for each video. We have setup a custom post type called "videos" in which we use the different taxonomies to ...
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Wacky taxonomy in wordpress

I have my main site, www.whatsthatbug.com, and a test site, test.whatsthatbug.com. They are identical as far as I can tell - same version of wordpress, same plugins at the same versions, same theme ...
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Add a field to the taxonomy editor?

I would like to add an additional image field to WooCommerce Product Taxonomy Admin page as part of my theme. It works fine by modifying the existing class within the plugin, but it will be replaced ...
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Generate static pages with taxonomy combinations and enter individual pagetitle etc

I have a custom posttype ("products") and a few taxonomys ("brand", "color" etc.) What I want to do now is: Generate static pages with individual URLs for each variation (ex: ...
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Move posts to top of WP_Query if in certain Taxonomy?

I'm trying to figure out the best way to promote certain (custom) posts to the top of my Wordpress loop. I can't use sticky posts because they are all in a custom post type.. I was thinking of using a ...
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Display empty taxonomy terms with get_terms()

I have a function setup as follows: <?php $terms = get_terms("wpsc_product_category"); if ( !empty( $terms ) && !is_wp_error( $terms ) ){ foreach ( $terms as $term ) { ?> ...
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Custom Post Type Categories Not Maintaining URL structure any more

I'm having a really hard time with this... I have a custom post type called "locations" that has several taxonomies for it. I was originally able to get it so that when you clicked on the category / ...
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Adding taxonomy terms based on custom field

I have a custom post type that I am setting up so that different sets of custom fields are displayed based on the type of post it is. Its one of three (collection, product, or variant). I have ...
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Custom taxonomy no data

Ladies and Gentleman, i have a problem. I habe created a taxonomy like this in my functions.php function drivers_init() { // create a new taxonomy register_taxonomy( 'tax_drivers', ...
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Random taxonomy category list

I'm trying to display one of my custom taxonomy lists on a page. I want to show five but have them in different random orders when the page is refreshed. I've tried using shuffle, but it just ...
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How to generate a list of all urls

I'd like to display a list of all Urls of my Wordprees site. I print out a list of all taxonomy terms like this : <?php // Get all Post $html = '<h2>Articles</h2>'; ...
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get_terms() doesn't return empty terms even though hide_empty is false

I can't manage to make get_terms() to return the empty terms and I've tried it in a number of ways. Here's the code: $terms = get_terms('device',array('hide_empty' => 0)); foreach($terms as ...
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How can I edit the 'Most Used' tab in the categories meta-box to show another custom taxonomy?

The 'Most Used' tab in the categories meta-box is the one that can be seen in the Edit Post section. I want to replace the Most Used tab, with a tab that lists another Custom Taxonomy, or edit the ...
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Filter second dropdown (tax) based on first dropdown (cpt)

I've been googling and attempting this for over a week now with no success. I have a few custom post types (books, films, music etc), and a custom taxonomy (location). On my frontpage, I have two ...
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Creating a archive for taxonomy terms, not the term results

So I am attempting to build the first page in my navigation hierarchy to choose product categories. I have a custom taxonomy called collections. I would like to create a page that loops through all ...
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Display 1 Post per taxonomy with polylang

I am trying to make a loop where I display all my taxonomies with the first post of every taxonomy. It's the taxonomy "customers" and I want to display every first portfolio-CPT of the customer. I ...
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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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“show option all” on list categories doesn't display taxonomy

I have a wp_list_categories list set to display my custom taxonomy. Everything works fine, and now I want to add a show_option_all link. However, when the link is clicked it displays all default ...
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Get taxonomy on publish

I'm not seeing exactly what I'm looking for, so forgive the potential repetitive question. On publish_post, I'd like to check the current post's taxonomies and do something with them. However, the ...
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Combined Category+Tag Archive Page

I am currently developing a music blog. I am using Wordpress categories for the artists and the Wordpress tags for featured artists. I want to combine the archive pages for artists and features into ...
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Sorting a list of users by a user taxonomy with Pods

I’m trying to use user taxonomies to sort my userbase into categories and then show a list of taxonomies in the sidebar that on click expands to show the users within each taxonomy. I’m struggling a ...
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Adding a term name from a custom taxonomy assigned to a post link displayed by a wp_query loop based on another taxonomy

I have registered a custom post type "Animals" and also two custom taxonomies ("Vertebrate" and "Type") assigned to it, which have their own specific terms, for "Vertebrate" it will be "Mammals" and ...
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foreach loop pagination for taxonomy blog category [duplicate]

I have a wordpress website running in which I have a blogs page where I display all the blogcategories using the following code <?php $taxonomy = 'blogcategory'; ...
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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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display taxonomy slug from term ID

I'm trying to display the taxonomy slug from the term ID, thus my current code is like so: <?php $catinfo = get_category(array_pop(get_sub_field('sector_selector'))); ?> <?php print ...
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Custom post type with specific category structure

I have successfully created a custom post type (aka "Instruction") and two different categories (aka "Program" and "Exercise"). An "Instruction" needs to be filed under an "Exercise" and an Exercise ...
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Check which registered sidebar a widget is added to

I have 2 registered sidebars in my theme one for Products and one for Blog. What I am trying to do is if my "Category" widget is added to the Product Sidebar the taxonomy is automatically set to ...
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Can a Child Category Have More than One Parent?

I'm looking at the get_categories() function in the WordPress codex to see how I can return all of the children of each "root parent" ( categories that have no parents ). For example, if I am ...
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How to add images to taxonomies?

Q: Is it possible to add images to all of my taxonomies (default and custom ones)? Note: I do not want to use any plugins (not my favourite solution for design related matters). Usage: I want to ...
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Custom taxonomy from custom post type

Trying to have a set of categories for every custom post type. Book (custom post type) -> category (custom taxonomy) -> Adult / Teenage / Kids Movie (custom post type) -> category2 (custom ...
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Update taxonomy term count after the post is published

I am trying to update the taxonomy term count after the post is published with the help of following function but its NOT WORKING, any help please... function update_count_on_publish( $post_id ) { ...
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Custom Search not working

Can any Wordpress Guru figure out why my custom search form just reloads the page when submitted? I'm trying to create a custom search that uses two dropdowns only (no text input). The first ...
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Filter posts by custom taxonomy terms

I am trying to filter posts by author. The 'post_author' is a custom taxonomy and I've included it in my args and posts are showing with the linked author names but when I click on the author name ...
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Sort WP Taxonomies

Is there a way to sort a custom taxonomy term list in order of recent updates to posts inside that taxonomy? Example: Custom Post Type: Research Custom Taxonomy: University Research Custom Tax ...
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Custom post type post taxonomies

I created simple custom post type with few taxonomies. I <?php $query_params = getQueryParams(); $query_params['post_type'] = 'client'; if(isset($query_params['search'])){ ...
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Advice on how to build multiple cross-tagged content types

From those who are more experienced with WP, I could use some advice on how to best set up a local history site to do the following: There will be a list of articles on different historical topics. ...
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Custom taxonomy and WP User Frontend

I faced with the following problem: I have custom taxonomy ‘Countries’, which has been defined as: /* Taxonomies */ add_action( 'init', 'build_taxonomies', 0 ); function build_taxonomies() { ...
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Custom taxonomy template for categories

I have just been reading up alot about custom taxonomy template files, I have a category within a custom taxonomy that needs its own template. I understand about the template heirarchy etc.. and seen ...
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Is it possible to order a query on one taxonomy term by the terms in another, connected taxonomy?

I've seen the negative answer in this question, Using wp_query is it possible to orderby taxonomy?, but I think I have a valid use case for something similar that's less broad than in that previous ...
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Make a taxonomy column sortable in the admin?

I have a taxonomy term I have set to show as a column in the admin UI for my custom post type: add_action( 'init', 'create_asset_tax' ); function create_asset_tax() { register_taxonomy( ...
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Display posts the match taxonomy term linked from wp_list_categoies?

This should be simple, but it escapes me. I have a custom post type and a custom taxonomy. The taxonomy is named "asset_type" and the slug is "type" I am using wp_list_categories to provide a ...
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Show all post of a taxonomy with one specific term not working

I have a custom post type "restaurants" and a taxonomy "location", so I can get the restaurants for one location by URL. On the taxonomy page for one specific location (CityA) I want to display all ...
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get_adjacent_post_link excluded_terms ignored

I call the function ´get_adjacent_post_link´ using the argument ´$excluded_terms´. But this argument is ignored. This is how I call the function. get_adjacent_post_link( '%link', '<span ...
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Best way to structure article and issue relationship for CPT

So I've got an area of a new WP site I'm building that has a requirement for an Issue and Articles and I'm not entirely sure on how to structure it correctly. Think of an Issue like a magazine issue. ...
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Check if a post is in any child category of a parent category

In a site I'm developing, I have the following category structure: * movies (parent) * thriller (child) * comedy (child) * drama (child) The current post is in the comedy category. The ...
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Extra fields on categories that is available via the WP-API?

I want my posts to belong to a taxonomy with a couple of extra fields such as category_icon, category_quick_facts etc. I want this taxonomy (with all of its fields) to be available via the WP-API. How ...
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Why do my offline development site and online live site behave differently?

I have two versions of my site - one live, the other a development site using DeskTopServer. I work on the development site - adding / editing posts etc. and making changes to the WP database, and ...
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Taxonomy Grid Archive Help?

I need some help. I would like to make a custom taxonomy archive that shows a grid of the terms(categories) in the taxonomy. I know how to accomplish the grid portion, but I'm having trouble with the ...