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

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How can I add the featured image functionality to a custom taxonomy?

I would like to be able to use the 'featured image' functionality, found on post types, for a custom taxonomy. I have a taxonomy called 'collections' and I would like each collection to have a ...
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How to group meta boxes on the post edit page

I suspect that this is not possible right now, but oh well.. I'll ask, maybe one of you has some intersting thoughts to share. So let's say we have the following taxonomy terms meta-boxes on our post ...
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wp_insert_term doesn't work with custom post type's taxonomy

Here is the problem I am having: I have a custom post type called "weddingguests" This custom post type "weddingguests" has a custom taxonomy, "friendsof", hierarchic I want to programmatically ...
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WP query taxonomy input differs to output?

I'm trying to build a custom query and I need to include the current category ID. I previously had the WP_Query args as: Array ( [post_status] => publish [posts_per_page] => -1 ...
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List Hierarchical Term List with Count with Related Term

What I have are custom posts (of a custom post type, wps_business) that have two taxonomies (wps_location & wps_type), and I would like to list all the terms from type of a specific location. For ...
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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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Wordpress - Creating multiple versions of the same single-customtype.php depending on selected taxonomy categories

I have registered a custom post type 'Clients' and a taxonomy for this post type for categorizing posts. There are currently 3 categories for a Client: 'Logo Project', 'Video Project' and 'Web ...
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Return only the custom sub-term for custom post type, do not echo term-parent

I've made a custom function that retrieves the custom taxonomy term for a list of posts in a query, and echos both the name and the link. Additionally, it also excludes listing a term if I specify the ...
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show tags of custom post type ONLY

I have a custom post type with tags included as a taxonomy, I am trying to display a list of all the tags that are in the custom post type only. I initially used: wp_tag_cloud(); which generates ...
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Get total number of comments from posts in a specific custom taxonomy

I’m having some difficulties trying to get total number of comments from posts within a specific custom taxonomy. The setup is as such: I’ve created a custom taxonomy for my posts, called “features”. ...
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get_terms() How many is TOO many?

Working on revamping a plugin of mine when I noticed that wp_count_terms() is not reflecting the same number as a call to count( get_terms() ) with the same $args passed. I'm pretty sure this is a bug ...
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Taxonomy + post_type

I'm quite lost with taxonomies and custom post type. I have a taxonomy -> auteur I have custom_post-type -> citation (quote in french). I just want list all citations (quote) from an auteur ...
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Custom taxonomy: same terms, but for different years

I'm building a directory of people in a boarding house. What I'd like to do, is to be able to assign the following metadata to each person: Room number Parking space number Leadership positions ...
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Get the first post term

How do I get only the first term of a custom post type. I can get all - no problem. This what I am using to grab all of them <?php foreach ($terms as $term) {echo '<a ...
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How to display non-hierarchical taxonomy as terms with checkboxes?

I'd like to have a non-hierarchical custom taxonomy displayed in the add/edit posts admin screen for a custom post type. Obviously, when the custom taxonomy is non-hierarchical, the meta box that's ...
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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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Filtering Posts by Multiple Taxonomy Terms such as in an Admin Post Listing?

After reading Adding a Taxonomy Filter to Admin List for a Custom Post Type? I tried it but I wasn't able to get it to filter two (2) different taxonomies at same time. The system is only filtering ...
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Wordpress custom taxonomy description for each post?

In a Wordpress blog, I'd like to put the term description of a specific custom taxonomy in the footer of each article. Is this possible? I've tried <?php term_description( $term_id, $taxonomy ) ...
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List taxonomy terms as links

How can I make a list of links of all the taxonomy terms I'm using? For example, I have a taxonomy of Manufacturers with terms of Honda, Ford, etc. I want to list out those terms as links.
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Multiple users – only allow them to manage their own terms for custom taxonomy when logged in

How can I allow each user to manage their own terms for a custom taxonomy when logged in on edit-tags page? user will only show & manage terms that only created by him not others for a custom ...
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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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Set a cookie in WordPress, using a select form and Jquery

Hi Guys and thank you in advance for giving me some attention with this. I have this code in wordpress that I just can't get right. I have the US states in a drop-down form. When the user chooses an ...
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Custom Taxonomy as Dropdown in admin

I’ve created a custom post type (called Sponsors) with an additional taxonomy connected to it, called “Type”. Everything is essentially working perfectly but I would very much like to have my ...
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Widget to display custom taxonomy tag cloud

How to alter the default widget to display a tag cloud of a custom taxonomy?
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Custom Taxonomy Template Post List with Sort Order

I have an interesting problem I am trying to solve. Here is my situations: I have create a custom post type for "events". For each event post I require custom fields to be entered for the event ...
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Integrate post tags in Post Edit page with qTranslate

Summary In the tags widget in the Post Edit page, I need to know a way to filter through: the tags suggestions the tag terms update when saving or updating the post At least that is what I think ...
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How to add terms to taxonomy with wp_insert_terms?

I have a huge excel database of locations which I want to add as terms to my current taxonomy. However, I don't know the best way to do this, as inserting manually could take weeks. I have looked at: ...
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Custom Taxonomy-specific JavaScript

I'm looking to add some scripts and styles to particular taxonomy page. For example, I want to have a banner rotator only appear for posts that fall under the "issue" custom taxonomy. I've tried ...
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Get_term_by only returns one item from array

I am trying to retreive a term id based on the term name using the "get_term_by" function that is build into Wordpress. However, this function only retrieves one item from the array that i get them ...
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How to overwrite a specific parameter in a core taxonomy?

The Codex page for register_taxonomy says that This function adds or overwrites a taxonomy. How can I use it to overwrite a core taxonomy without redefining all the parameters ? For example, ...
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Is there a way to set singular/plural labels for taxonomy term names?

Let's says I have a taxonomy called Types. I know I can have a singular name when registering the taxonomy... so I could just set the singular label to Type. But is there a way to the same/similar ...
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Convert IPTC keywords to blog post tags

I'm a total newbie regarding to wp or coding or anything like that but I manage to get things done with a bit of reading. I need a way to convert IPTC extracted keywords that are attached to it's ...
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Modify Term Update Redirection

Whenever I update a term it currently redirects me back to the edit-tags.php page for that taxonomy, the term list. Is it possible to instead of redirects to the term list to instead bring me back to ...
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wp_options table value

I am trying to understand a wordpress behaviour. When I add a tag in the admin panel mysql does a sequence of queries. Essentially: update wp_terms update wp_term_taxonomy and udate wp_options with ...
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How to set a Preset category for custom post types?

For Posts you can have a preset category where all Posts fall if not specified otherwise (settings → writing). Can this be done for custom post types that have a custom taxonomy? The ...
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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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Is there any difference between post in child term and child & parent terms?

This may be really obvious, but I can't find other documentation or questions about it. Scenario I have a directory of Businesses (custom post types). Each Business has a "Type" (custom taxonomy). ...
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How would I leverage custom Taxonomies in this scenario?

2 Tier research: I am building a site for a client that specializes in research travel. They offer 2 tiers of research assistance, "Standard" and "Premium". Each of those levels of service have ...
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List taxonomies with thumbnails

I've added an extra field to a taxonomy called "albums" via this function: add_action( 'albums_edit_form_fields', 'albums_taxonomy_edit_meta_field', 10, 2 ); function save_taxonomy_custom_meta( ...
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How to change permalink structure for custom post type and it's taxonomies?

This is a repost of an earlier question I had, but I like to go into more details now to be able to fully solve this. So again, with (normal) posts changing the permalink is as easy as going to ...
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How can you make permalink work for custom post type and taxonomy?

I have spent days now trying to figure this out, StackOverflow is my last resort. All I want is the following: ...
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Sort posts by number of matched terms

I have form where I list all terms associated with posts as check boxes, user should pick few of them, hit search and get all posts that match all chosen terms. It works great when there are posts ...
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Add additional data to a specific taxonomy term when used in a post

If I'm using a custom post type for a Movie or a TV show episode, I may use a taxonomy for "actors" and assign all the actors related to the work to it, but I'm not sure how, besides of that, I can ...
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Hook to process a new taxonomy tag before it is created?

I am working on a website where there is a custom taxonomy for places, which can be either cities or states. The users are supposed to tag each post with a city and a state. To deal with ...
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Custom Taxonomy's Label to change the text appearing in Appearance > Menu

I have three custom post types, each has its own taxonomy like product_cat, event_cat, media_cat. I labeled all of them with the word "Category" like: register_taxonomy("product_cat", "product", ...
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WordPress category & taxonomy loop with pagination

I have two taxonomies belonging to the same post type (posts). Adventure - belonging to the category taxonomy Adventure - belonging to the holiday-type taxonomy I want to run two queries: $args = ...
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Post Link Filter Help [closed]

I Am probably being a complete tool here but I am trying to change the permalink on my custom post type to a particular category child. The code in essence works but I cannot for the life of me figure ...
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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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How can I remove links from the function “get term list”?

<?php echo get_the_term_list( $post->ID, 'people', 'People: ', ' ', '' ); ?> returns something like this: People: <a href="person1">Person1</a>, <a ...
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How to display custom taxonomies in posts?

Almost all themes display categories (with its permalink) by default. I am looking for similar type of code to add in my theme. From where can I get it? To create custom taxonomies, I'm using More ...