In WordPress, terms are itens set to a taxonomy, i.e. when you create new categories or tags you create new terms.

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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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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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Excluding posts from a category but only if they're not in multiple categories

I am looking to exclude a category in Wordpress. I am referring to the Wordpress Codex page on wp_query but I am having the following problem: I want to exclude posts from category 1, but if a post ...
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Retrieving custom taxonomy in order, but excluding specific tax IDs

I have a function set up and working based off the discussion in this thread: Custom taxonomy, get_the_terms, listing in order of parent > child. My version includes term links and allows me to ...
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Copy a Taxonomy Term into the Post Title for a certain Custom Post Type

I am using Gravity Forms to allow users to create posts from the front end. However, the way this site I am building is going to work, one specific Post_Type is essentially just a "Data" post. There ...
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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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Fast way to add countries as a custom taxonomy term?

Is there a quick way to add a list of countries as terms to a custom taxonomy called "Country"? Is there an existing import file, SQL script ect... I don't want to be there all day manually adding ...
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Formating the_terms() function output

This code: <?php the_terms($post->ID, 'type') ?> Gives: <a href="/archives/type/image" rel="tag">Tag</a> What do to if I want to display only "Tag" word, not link eg. Tag ...
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When/why does '$query->get( 'tax_query' );' return empty?

First the code: function itsme_better_editions( $query ) { if ( $query->is_category() && $query->is_main_query() ) { $query->set( 'post_type', array( 'post' ) ); ...
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Checking if a Page has an Associated Term?

I am looking for a way to do some conditional logic on terms associated with a post. Essentially I created my own custom taxonomy for "age groups" and have created three terms for them. Kids, Teens, ...
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Display current taxonomy term when inside custom post type

Well, this should be pretty simple, however I couldn't find answer anywhere on the web. all answers I found were close but no exactly what I needed. what I need is to display just the current term of ...
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How to Get All Taxonomies AND All Terms For Each Taxonomy With Post Count Zero

Is there an easy way of obtaining every registered taxonomy and for each registered taxonomy, get all the terms for that taxonomy, and for each term, get the post count, without actually fetching all ...
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Custom taxonomy term as class?

I'm trying to add a class to a container within a query, ideally I'd like to use the terms from a custom taxonomy I have setup (guide-categories). As an example: <div class="myclass *taxonomy ...
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deleting terms programmatically

I already checked out this page; http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_delete_term It does not say what happens to the posts that may have been associated with this action. Hence my ...
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Fixing category count

Somehow my post counts are incorrect due to inserting rows via php. I have the following code to update the count, is it correct? global $wpdb; $result = mysql_query("SELECT term_id,term_taxonomy_id ...
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Show posts without term

I am working on a product page where I show reviews from my post type 'reviews', if the product page title matches with my term from the taxonomy 'review-product'. Example. Product page title: ...
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Add a term to an attachment submitted from front end

I have a front end post form where users can upload a file with their post that I save as an attachment using media_handle_sideload(). I need a way to add a term to that attachment so I can show a ...
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Edit post meta with checkboxes on front end

I'm trying to build an interface so that two custom fields for a custom post type can be edited on the front end with checkboxes. I'd like to display empty checkboxes if neither of those the fields ...
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array_pop() expects array, boolean given for $event_type_term ->slug

I have the following function I wrote … add_filter('post_type_link', 'events_permalink_structure', 10, 4); function events_permalink_structure($post_link, $post, $leavename, $sample) { if ( ...
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Strict tag list - user should choose only existing tags for posts

While selecting tags for the posts the user is able to create new tags on fly. For example we have the tag 'animal' but the user misstpye it as 'aminal' - and Wordpress creates it. In our blog the ...
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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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Are Categories, Tags and Custom Taxonomies any different in regards to SEO?

Simple question, really. I know pretty much nothing about SEO, and i'm trying to define a good structure for this clients online magazine. I already know i'll be using a few custom taxonomies along ...
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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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post count is wrong when using same taxonomy for 2 different CPT

1 custom taxonomy registered for 2 different CPT (custom post type). When i entered to edit tag section on edit-tags.php?taxonomy=mytaxonomy&post_type=cpt1 it displays total post count of 2 ...
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wp_update_term: How could i update the “name”?

I was just looking at wp_update_term and haven't found any possibility to update the "name" of the term. My scenario is pretty simple: I got some predefined taxonomy terms in a config file like this ...
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Query users by custom taxonomy and user role

I'm trying to make a query for users using WP_User_Query() I need to filter users by role shop_manager and custom taxonomy called shop-category and current taxonomy term ID. The code I have so far: ...
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Reduce / optimize calling of wp_get_object_terms() when generating permalinks

My theme runs a loop that does not require post terms to show. However Wordpress core runs the wp_get_object_terms function on every iteration. This results in unnecessary DB queries such as: ...
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Check if an array of posts has posts from a specific category

I have an $array that prints out to be as follows. Array ( [post-12] => 12 [post-160] => 160 ) What WordPress function could I use to check how many of the post ID's in the array belong to a ...
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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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Display the Terms from a Custom Taxonomy Assigned to a Post(inside the loop) in Hierarchial Order

This link tells me how to display categories assigned to a post. How would I modify this code to display the terms from a custom taxonomy assigned to a post in hierarchical order?
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Prevent Selected Terms Rising to the Top

When you're editing a post and select a child category or term, and update, the selected terms appear at the top ( leading to potentially confusing situations where 'foo' 'foo' and 'foo' are selected ...
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Does WordPress limit the length of slug names for Post Meta or Terms?

The WordPress Codex states the the Post Type Names and Taxonomy Names have a limit to the slug name. Register Post Type -- max. 20 characters, can not contain capital letters or spaces Register ...
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Limit tag cloud terms by date

I've been looking for a plugin that limits the tags dislayed in the tag cloud by date. Basically, I want all tags from a certain date forward. I've searched current plugins and haven't found anything ...
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Get second level terms of custom taxonomy

I want to get second level terms of a specific parent (first-level) term in a custom taxonomy. Sounds complicated but would be useful. Term 1 SubTerm-1.1 SubTerm-1.2 SubTerm-1.2.1 Term 2 ...
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How to hook get_terms() to only show count of posts that have custom meta

Here is what I have: A custom post type that has a custom meta value added to a post that stores the posts expiry date. When the post passes this expiry date it no longer shows on the site. This ...
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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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How to get the first term for the current taxonomy?

I'm using the following code to display the term for a specified taxonomy: $terms = get_terms( "book_review" ); $category = $terms[0]->name; However I want to display the term for whatever the ...
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Query set using tax_query with relation 'OR' modifies category object?

(Update: Please see the edits far below.) The code: function itsme_better_editions( $query ) { if ( $query->is_category() && $query->is_main_query() ) { $query->set( ...
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When to use 'get_category_by_path' vs. 'get_term_by' to get category object from `get_query_var( 'category_name' )`?

I'd like to retrieve the category object from the category name, using the public query variable category_name, via get_query_var( 'category_name' ): $cat = get_query_var( 'category_name' ); There ...
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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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Display posts from an author using search parameters (not author template/query_posts)

Is there a way to retrieve a list of all the posts by an author using search (example: ?s&author=xxx)? I can't use query_posts or author template (don't ask why, take it as a condition). And it ...
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Glossary with Custom Post Type

I´d like to make a glossary. It should looks like: Index-Nav 0-9 | A B C ... M ... X Y Z B BMW M Mercedes ... ALL entries from index-nav (A-Z, O-9) should be visible in a <ul> and should ...
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How to get a list of taxonomy terms which are being used only within certain post types?

I have a custom taxonomy called 'locations' which is being shared across a bunch of post types. I want to make a select field dropdown list of my locations (terms) to let users go to the taxonomy term ...
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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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Generic taxonomy-term template page

because of my taxonomy hierarchy, my taxonomy-type.php template is already used, is there a way to have only one taxonomy-type-term.php template ? I've got 13 sub terms, do I need to create 13 ...
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Why does WP rename similar “term name”-slugs in separate taxonomies?

I have several custom taxonomies and within two of those ( Company Categories and Photographer Categories ) I have a term that is similar. The Company Category called Boudoir and the Photographer ...
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get / list categories and counts filtered by custom taxonomy term

In my post 'post type' besides "categories" I've a custom taxonomy called "product-types". The category is actually more "manufactures" of the product types. I've a product-types page where I list ...
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What are terms and taxonomy, how they related to post and how these three are stored in database?

I want to understand terms and taxonomy in WordPress. My questions: What are the terms and taxonomy in wordpress? How terms and taxonomy relates to post and how post, terms, taxonomy are stored in ...
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Action hooks returning old category instead of new category

With some help I created a WP Action to send an email to the author of a post (custom post type) when the category has been changed. This works ok, except that the function is returning the previous ...
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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 ...