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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
1answer
3k views

wp_insert_term - parent & child problem

I have a car database that I want to import into Wordpress as taxonomies. The problem is I can't create 2 taxonomies at once (first is parent, last ones are childs of first). $p = ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Create terms when registering taxonomy?

I'm registering taxonomy in my functions.php file: register_taxonomy("our_gallery_types", array("gallery"), array("hierarchical" => true, "label" => "Categories", "singular_label" => ...
2
votes
2answers
146 views

Consolidate Metaboxes into 1 Big Metabox

I have a post type with 7 (count it SEVEN!) taxonomy tag boxes. By default, the only options to display these metaboxes are - 7 small metaboxes on the right side stacking or turn these tag metaboxes ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Combine two taxonomies in a hierarchical tree

For example, I have WooCommerce products that have taxonomies: brand (e.g. Converse, adidas, D&G) (taxonomy id: product_brand) category (e.g. Boots, Sneakers, Sandals, Heels) (taxonomy id: ...
2
votes
1answer
109 views

Filter WordPress posts by between parameter

How to filter WordPress posts by a taxonomy and between parameter? Consider a mobile website with "memory size" taxonomy, I need to show posts that have more than 256 mb memory and less than 768 mb. ...
2
votes
2answers
613 views

Function to limit the number of posts in taxonomy.php

How can I change the post limit for taxonomy.php from that which is defined in the settings page? Currently I have 10 posts displaying per page, which is fine for the blog part of my site, but I want ...
2
votes
1answer
5k views

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?
2
votes
3answers
827 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
621 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
856 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
515 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 = ...
2
votes
2answers
5k views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
6k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
913 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
77 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
69 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
143 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
653 views

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( ...
2
votes
4answers
663 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
135 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

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: ...
2
votes
1answer
410 views

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 -> ...
2
votes
1answer
236 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
754 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
326 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
589 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
59 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
54 views

Post taxonomy from exif data

Whenever I post a post with a featured image, I want to extract the exif data from that image and attach it as a term for a taxonomy. I already got a plugin which can extract the relevant info, but I ...
2
votes
1answer
153 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

display posts with same taxonomy term

I'm trying to display 5 related posts in the loop, those related posts being posts that share the same taxonomy value. e.g. I have a custom taxonomy set up called venues thus each post has a venue ...
2
votes
1answer
89 views

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. ...
2
votes
1answer
139 views

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( ...
2
votes
1answer
377 views

How to make checkboxes from taxonomy terms?

I can populate selectbox options like this: <?php $args = array( 'taxonomy' => array( 'country', ), 'hide_empty' => 0, ...
2
votes
1answer
162 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
193 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
305 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
120 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
182 views

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' ...
2
votes
2answers
337 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
388 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
641 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
377 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
435 views

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 ...