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

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Invalid Taxonomy

So I registered a custom post type as well as a taxonomy for that post type. I then created a couple items in that taxonomy, but when I go to click on any of them it turns up as Invalid taxonomy. ...
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Get the most popular terms for a custom post type

I’ve hit another small rock in my current project! I’m trying to list (and link) to the archive page for the top 4 most used terms for a custom post type. I have this; ...
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Want Page Descendants when using query_posts post_parent or child_of

I'm trying to use query_posts to list all descendants of a page ID. Using post_parent only lists the first-level children. This Trac ticket seems to address it: ...
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Missing term_id and term_taxonomy_id when adding a term using wp_insert_term() function

Check the line; list($term_id,$taxonomy_id) = $result in the code snippet below. ( towards the bottom ). Why am I missing the term_id & the $taxonomy_id when I echo their values? Aren't ...
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is_taxonomy is deprecated. What's the alternative?

Now that is_taxonomy($taxonomy) function deprecated how do I know if a taxonomy exist? What's the alternative? On a second note, the codex for wp_insert_term() says that if the taxonomy does not ...
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List custom taxonomy as navigation - taxonomy pages with all it's posts?

I have no idea how to do this and really need your help please … First I created a custom-post-template called "wr_event" - then I added a custom taxonomy (like categories) to this post-template! ...
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Any way to assign Post Categories and Tags to Links?

I would like to assign post categories and post tags to the links in my 'Links' section, and (ideally) remove the link categories feature since it would be redundant. Anyone know how to do this?
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Importing data from spreadsheet into wordpress DB, along with custom taxonomies and their terms

I am importing a large DB from an Excel spreadsheet into a wordpress DB. I was going to do it manually by creating a new table but decided to import it into the existing wordpress framework as it will ...
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How can I add a meta-box to the posts editor containing all items of a custom taxonomy as checkbox?

I have a custom hierarchical taxonomy containing only two levels of items. First Level the title, second level items of the taxonomy. Is it possible to add a "meta box" to the posts editor of ...
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Plugin to restrict non-admin user to existing tags

Is there a plugin that would restrict non-admin users to only existing tags? I could have used categories for this, but it will be difficult to display with a large population (~1000) of tags.
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Using pre_get_posts to set posts per page, how do I?

I am trying to use pre_get_posts to set posts per page for a single term within a taxonomy. One thing that is throwing me off is setting the term to apply the pre_get_posts to. Here's my code: ...
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Tax Query trouble

I can't seem to figure this out. The following query works: $xxxx = new WP_Query(array( 'listset' => 'homepage', 'meta_query' => array( array ( 'key' => 'show_home', ...
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Alternative for is_taxonomy() to workaround theme's default sidebar

My Wordpress theme is using some code in the "sidebar.php" file that tells it that some pages should always use the default sidebar. This was fine until I found that each and every custom taxonomy ...
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Custom Post Type: How to display all of same taxonomy?

Isn't there a permalink structure that will essentially list out all categories of a certain post type? function create_faqs_post_type() { register_post_type( 'faqs', array( ...
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Exclude specific taxonomy term when using wp_get_post_terms

i have a single-post_type.php file where i constructud a breadcrumb (or similer to) i am currently using this to get the terms of this taxonomy: $terms = wp_get_post_terms( $post->ID, ...
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How to query term_id of a Custom Taxonomy by name

I have created a custom taxonomy "Birthday" within which i have created various dates like "December-12", "April-15" How to get the term_id of the "December-12" by a query. Thanks.
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Query Multiple Taxominies Across Multiple Post type's

i have searched and found some aprroved answers to similer questions but nothing i could make work or something exactly like my issue... i have 5 custom post type... each one have its own taxmonies ...
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Attaching Metadata to a Taxonomy Item

I have a taxonomy of menus i.e. Coffee, Tea, Sandwiches, Cakes etc. I want to add more information 'about' the taxonomy such as an image that represents it alongside the other pieces of taxonomy ...
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Custom taxonomy in WP_Query not working

I'm truly stumped here. I have a specific taxonomy for sorting posts into different types of "featured" posts on a news site. Here's the problem: When querying by them the results aren't what they ...
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“Reversable” and “Re-useable” Subcategories (or other taxonomic structure)

Hope you can help a WP newbie :) It is my understanding (and please correct me if I'm wrong!) that I cannot use the same subcategory slug in multiple parent categories, i.e. this structure is ...
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Remove Custom Taxonomy Slug from Permalink

I have a registered custom taxonomy called articles to my posts. So if I have a term called reviews, the link to my custom taxonomy reviews archive would be www.mysite.com/articles/reviews/ . I would ...
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Taxonomies, restrict editing and creation of terms?

Can I stop my client from adding terms to a certain taxonomy? So that I set up a fixed amount of terms, and that´s what they get to choose from. Can I remove the menu item for certain taxonomies in ...
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Using Custom Posts with Metaboxes and Drop-downs

When using Custom Posts and adding a Metabox, I was wondering how I could add a drop-down menu that would populate data that was added by the user. For example I want to be able to select a 'source' ...
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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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Sort Archive by Taxonomy

I have a site with Taxonomy for State (Eg Victoria, Qeensland ETC) this taxonomy is called listing_state. I also have a taxonomy called membership_type which can be Free or Paid. These 2 taxconomies ...
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Help Understanding Taxonomy

OK, I need some help understanding taxonomies. I know what they are, I know how to make them, but I just don't what they're actually good for. So let's say I have a custom post type for video game ...
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How to have “the most used tags” taxonomy always expanded?

How can I have some taxonomies to always have "the most used tags" displayed when a new post is being created. Thanks.
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Get the first Category / Term only in single-custom-post.php

found close stuff but none that exactly answers my question.. so.. How do i get the only the first taxomony (category) of a custom post type... i can get all - no problem.. this what i am using to ...
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Best way to sort estates and query them (for rent? yes/no. contains office space? yes/no)?

I´m building a real estate site where Estates is a custom post type. I want to be able to tick a checkbox or something similare on the edit page, where I can choose if the estate is for rent, if it ...
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Edit custom taxonomy description programatically

I've added a custom taxonomy and I wanted to know if there is a way to edit a custom taxonomy's description. Here's the description field. IS there a function that provides access to this field? ...
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Custom taxonomy admin page

If you want a custom admin page for a taxonomy, you can set 'show_ui' => false when you register it to suppress the default admin page and then create a new admin page to replace it. However ...
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Update all posts at once

I have added a custom taxonomy to my posts, that will get a value by iteself on post_update action. What will be the SQL query to update all my posts at once so that the taxonomy value is added to ...
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List taxonomy term “Last Name” + “First Name” (taxonomy custom field) in a post loop

I have a few custom fields for a taxonomy "Author". The term title is the Author's last name, and one of the custom fields is his first_name. Now I need, in a post loop, to list all "Authors" of that ...
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How can I set up a category “overview” page?

I know I can use the Template Hierarchy to set up custom theme pages for terms inside a category, like these: mysite.com/category/tech/ // category-tech.php mysite.com/category/blog/ ...
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Displaying related posts in a custom post type by a custom taxonomy

I'm trying to display related posts by a custom taxonomy (product_tags) in a custom post type (products). The following code works, but it ignores posts_per_page. Any ideas? global ...
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Structure of custom post type / taxonomy?

I have three custom post types created already and their landing pages (page-events.php, etc): Events, Retreats, Coaching But for the first, I need some sort of categories which I am going to list ...
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Custom taxonomy archive - No posts found [closed]

I've created a custom taxonomy 'quote-categories' (a separate category listing for a custom post type) and created a taxonomy-quote-categories.php template that is called successfully when viewing a ...
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Set default (auto) slug prefix for Tags

Is it possible to add default prefix to the slug of each newly added Tag. So that full slug, would be stored in database (no rewrites). For example: Name: Tag1 -> Slug: prefix-tag1 Name: Tag2 -> ...
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Child Terms not Displaying on the Taxonomy Term Admin Screen

I am experiencing an issue where terms with a parent are not being displayed in the category admin screen. The screen gives the total number of terms that should be there (i.e., 32), but only displays ...
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Exclude custom taxonomy tag from loop

I have the following code at the beginning of a loop: <?php query_posts('showposts=3&cat=84'); ?> <?php $posts = get_posts('category=84&numberposts=3&offset=0'); foreach ($posts ...
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Adding session variable and/or cookie based on user-selected input

I am working on a classifieds website that has a custom taxonomy called 'countries'. In the main header menu I have these categories showing in a dropdown list of particular countries people can ...
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Display check marked taxonomies as drop down menu

I've built a hierarchical taxonomy that displays a master list of available fragrances in the admin. When you create a page, you checkmark the fragrances that are available for that particular post. I ...
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Taxonomy Checkbox Admin Panel

I have a basic Admin panel allowing Admin to save options using Checkbox. Checkboxes are used as multiple selection is necessary for the option So, Admin Option - Checkbox 1 - Checkbox 2 - Checkbox 3 ...
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If search matches taxonomy

Is it possible to redirect the user to the taxonomy page IF the search input matches the taxonomy name exactly? For instance i have a taxonomy called "Actors". If someone put into the search field ...
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Retrieve all term IDs of post

I have an array of term IDs that I'd like to filter my query with, but most wordpress functions seem to need the 'taxonomy' field entered too. Is there a reason for this? Passing the taxonomy ID ...
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wp_set_object_terms() — prevent overwrite?

From my understanding (and before trial and error), wp_set_object_terms( 'post_id', 'add_this_term', 'in_this_taxonomy'); But from the Codex, apparently adding the term will overwrite any other ...
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Using default WP menu functionality to link to custom post-type listing?

I'm completely starting over with a wordpress project that began a couple of weeks ago, and basically i'm totally discovering wordpress, so please bare with me. I might be completely misunderstanding ...
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Prevent certain subscribers from seeing specific taxonomies (changes frequently)

I've created a taxonomy (let's call it tax). I need to limit what a user can see. The users can't edit anything, just read the blog. If it was just setting what they could see once, I'd probably just ...
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How to make tags show up in search results?

Im looking for a way to make tags a searchable object. To clarify, Im NOT trying to make the search engine search posts by looking at its tags, but I want tags to show up in the results just like a ...
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I need template for my custom taxonomy term

I created a custom taxonomy slug is 'event_type' and created terms like social, educational and religious. I want to have template page where I can show posts related to these terms. you can say I ...