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

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How do I get the slug of a custom taxonomy category of a post?

In my template file, I loop through posts that are categorized either web, print, or marketing in a custom taxonomy portfolio. How do I echo the slug of each posts category?
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Custom Taxonomy in Permalink of Post

It is possible to use this as a permalink for a post: /%category%/%postname%/ But lets say I've created a taxonomy called "artist". I'd like to use this for my posts: /%artist%/%postname%/ I ...
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What hooks/filters are there to alter selected terms on post save?

Very simple, where would I hook/filter to alter the users selection of terms when they save a post (Update or Add)? I need to hook in all instances; such as when saving a post via AJAX, saving when ...
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Create an archive page for custom taxonomies

I switched my site from categories to taxonomies for my custom post but I am having trouble getting it to work the same way. For categories I could have templates named something like ...
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orphaned taxonomy terms remove by sql query

I have 3 custom post types each of these CPT's have posts that are set to auto delete via a given time scale by cron jobs, thing is when they are deleted it leaves behind orphaned taxonomy terms in ...
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Create Child Taxonomies

Is there a way to use the register_taxonomy function to create child taxonomies to a specific parent taxonomy in a hierarchical structure? For example: Let's say I'm creating a theme for selling cars ...
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How to get the parent's taxonomy?

I have 2 customs post type : "Artist" and "Concert", the "Concert" custom post type is the child of the "Artist" custom post type, the "Artist" custom post type has a "genre" taxonomy. What I'm ...
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get_categories for custom post type and filter by custom taxonomy (brand) and list child categories of a defined category

Thanks to @MikeSchinkel I have the following code: $term = get_query_var('term'); $brand = get_term_by('slug',$term,'brands'); // This here just to illustrate $categories = ...
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Querying Multiple Custom Taxonomy Terms

I created a new taxonomy called 'country' and have two terms items inside it: 'USA' and 'Canada'. How do I go about querying this info? I have a filter page with two checkboxes: <input ...
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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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How to create non-unique sub-category slugs?

What’s the best way to make Wordpress accept non-unique sub-category slugs? By default, Wordpress ensures that every ‘slug’ portion of permalink URLs is unique, and is very savvy about using this to ...
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Get the 'slug' of a custom taxonomy

Use case: I have a custom post type of 'show' for a music venue. In the sidebar we want to display any related 'show' to the current one on single-show.php. They will be related by a custom taxonomy ...
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How to add automatically keyword to taxonomies when a post published, and assign them to the post

How to add automatically keyword to taxonomies when a post published, and assign them to the post for example i have in my post edition, a custom meta box, when you complete this input, a function ...
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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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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 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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Order Posts by Taxonomy and Meta Value

It's possible to order posts by Meta Value. It's possible to order posts by more than one value. And thanks to the code below it's possible to order by taxonomy. But how can I alter the code below ...
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base directories / URL

Is there a way to handle base directories for taxonomies that result in a 404. For example my URLs are: http://skipology.com/category/... http://skipology.com/app/... but the taxonomies / base ...
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Taxonomy terms with edit/filter link in wp-admin, in the list of custom posts

I'm using get_the_term_list and manage_posts_custom_column to display the terms of a custom taxonomy in the list of custom posts, in the WordPress Admin. add_action( ...
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Creating “static” taxonomies to choose from, inside custom post type?

Alright, so i have a custom post type called Blurbs (translated, sort of). I want to add a static set of categories for the posts within Blurbs (i don't want the user to be able to create custom ...
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Wordpress renames slug of tags used in multiple taxonomies?

I've noticed Wordpress renames the slug of identical tags used across multiple taxonomies, is there an easy way to change this behavior? Let's say I create a tag called Nintendo under the publisher ...
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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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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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How to add terms to a post depending on its title?

I want to add all posts with keyword "Dog Training" in the post title to a specific category. Reason: If you enter something into WordPress search it's not an exact match. Previous WordPress search ...
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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 do I display custom post types through a common taxonomy?

I have posts and I have recipes. Recipes is a custom post type. Recipes make use of the category taxonomy and a newly added recipe has been categorized under beer. When I browse the listing page for ...
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Archive pages for posts based on their taxonomy?

Is it possible to display archive pages of posts based on their taxonomies, and an archive page of a term in that taxonomy?? For example, i have a site about beauty products, and i write a product ...
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Redirection to taxonomy posts list after post submit.

I am able to redirect the user back to the edit.php admin page after they have successfully created/updated a post. However, is it possible to redirect them to the taxonomy term posts page? This ...
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Unable to delete a Category and Tag that share same slug

In my wordpress site I have a category (e.g Animals) with slug (anim) and a tag with name (Animals) with the same slug (anim). My problem is that I want to delete the category but keep the tag. ...
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Taxonomy Templates

I don't quite understand how to link to my taxonomy templates. Do I need to make a page-tempalte and query my terms from there? I'm using the taxonomy hierarchy currently: Taxonomy $labels = array( ...
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How to make checkboxes from taxonomy terms?

I can populate selectbox options like this: <?php $args = array( 'taxonomy' => array( 'country', ), 'hide_empty' => 0, ...
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Category page only displaying the posts from a custom type

Situation I have two cpt: Projects Works In these two CPT I share the same taxonomy 'Category', and the same terms: Architecture Landscape Interior Design I have URLs like ...
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New categories are now going to 404s

I have a WPMU site with hundreds of blogs on it. We are on 3.4.2 and this is the first time I'm seeing this issue within a few of my sites. Basically, what happens is that I'll create a new category ...
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How to update taxonomy custom field with wp_update_term()?

I'm using Clipper, a coupon theme developed by AppThemes.com, and I'm trying to programmatically import coupons. The problem I'm having is each coupon needs to have a "store" added when it's ...
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Remove custom posts that match taxonomy value

I have a custom post type 'listings' and within that a taxonomy called 'status' where the posts are either 'standard' or 'premium'. What SQL query (or other method), could I use to delete all custom ...
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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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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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Custom Post Type and Taxonomy combination

Is it possible to create a permalink/template structure like this: www.example.com/attractions <-- post type archive www.example.com/attractions/museums <-- taxonomy ...
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Organising Taxonomy categories

I have the following code in my sidebar to list all the taxonomy categories. <div class="left"> <h1>Categories</h1> <?php //list terms in a given taxonomy ...
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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 to list custom post types?

Here's what I'd like to do: a) Create a custom post type and write panel for a menu item called "My Stuff." b) "My Stuff" will behave like a category -- but the content will not appear in the main ...
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Show Custom Taxonomy Slug(s)?

can anyone help me with this? I need to print the slug of my custom taxonomy, can this be done? The following kind of works but it just shows the name, rather than the slug which i need for a class ...
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Bug when editing custom post type category?

When editing categories for my custom post type the selected admin menu is the one for posts (see screenshot). Is this a bug. If not it's kind of non intuitive, and not so good for the end users ...
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wp_set_object_terms() Fails to Set Terms

Okay guys, here's the scenario. I'm am trying to setup a function that will automatically duplicate a post (when published) over to another post type. So, a regular blog post is published, and when ...
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Query Posts by taxonomy/Taxonomy Child Custom order

This is an ongoing request, trying to do maximize some code to display a list of Accomodation by Country, of a certain Type, and a specific Region. So for example, a list of ALL accommodations in ...
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Conditional tag affecting taxonomy term and its children?

I am wondering how can I write a conditional tag that affects a custom taxonomy slug and its children? Found this in Wordpress Codex: is_tax( 'flavor', 'mild') When the archive page for the ...
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It is possible to get a list of post types asociated to a taxonomy?

I use More Plugin (More Types, More Fields and More Taxonomy) to create custom taxonomies, post types and fields. I've created a select control filled with taxonomies (looping through $wp_taxonomies). ...
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How to prevent posts duplicating when viewing a custom taxonomy term

My question is fairly basic. I have an archive.php and inside I have the main loop like so: <?php if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?> Do stuff here <?php endwhile; ...
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Custom Metabox with Taxonomy Dropdown - Saving Issue

My goal was simple --- to create a custom post type with a custom metabox with a simple drop down list of taxonomy terms instead of utilizing the tags or checkboxes. The reason was to ensure that the ...
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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 ...