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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Get list of terms of current taxonomy archive for another taxonomy

I have a Custom Post Type named 'Real estate' which has (amongst others) two different taxonomies: 'Purpose' (hierarchical; terms used are 'Living', 'Working' and 'Holidays') and 'Location' ...
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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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Dropdown: Display terms from B only if has relationship with a term A selected

I've googling for a solution for this issue and found nothing: I have some posts from a Custom Post Type (Restaurants) and its taxonomies ('city' and 'cuisine'). Whenever I create a restaurant post, I ...
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How to display term description in empty terms archive?

I list all terms from a taxonomy, even the empty ones, but I found out that at least in 2010/2011 themes I got a 404-like message, the default seems to only display the term description when at least ...
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How can I get WP to build a feed based on multiple taxonomy terms

Currently, the best way to get a feed generated for a single taxonomy term is by letting wordpress generate the content automatically: example.com/wordpress/feed?tax_slug=term_slug However, is ...
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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 get current term in my custom taxonomy in WordPress?

I need to display the current term in my custom taxonomy in a single post. example: My custom taxonomy is products and term of them is product-1, product-2 and products-3. My post is assigned to ...
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Is there a way to import terms into Wordpress?

I'm tired of typing in lists of counries in my "Countries" taxonomies. What's a good way to bulk import a long list of terms into Wordpress ?
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get_terms with more than x post count

Is there an argument for get_terms which I can fetch terms that only have say over 2 posts associated with it? I have a terms page which lists all my terms for 'artists', the page is huge but a lot of ...
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Order get_terms() By Custom Field

I want to order my categories like I order my pages. I've added an extra field called Order to my taxonomy, but how do I order my terms by this value? Adding and Saving my Order Value: /** Add New ...
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Have a Custom Post Type index page display taxonomy items instead of posts

I have a CPT registered that is called lessons with a custom taxonomy (category) that is called courses. I want the /courses page (archive-courses.php?) to display the individual courses (i.e. "online ...
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Creating a function that receives the taxonomy terms that have been changed in a custom post type

Ive been looking into actions and hooks etc... from wordpress, but cant seem to do a very simple thing. I just want to execute a function whenever a post is updated, and within the function I want the ...
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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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Check if term is in a taxonomy?

Is there a function that does something like: is_in_taxonomy($term, $taxonomy) Where it returns true if $taxonomy has that $term. ???? Thanks!
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If on term-page -> get the current term?

I'm trying to write a kind of "breadcrumb" function in my "functions.php" I'd like to query if I'm on a term-page and if so I want to print the current term I'm in. By "term-page" I mean the ...
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What is the difference between terms and tags?

I am working on a problem to get the most recently used tags within the last 30 days. My current thought process is not working, so I am trying to come up with an alternative method. I came across ...
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How to list 2 taxonomy terms for a post, based on their hierarchy

I'm using get_the_terms to display 2 terms on a post, associated with the taxonomy "location". The terms are the suburb and the city. The location taxonomy is hierarchical so the suburb is a child of ...
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List Terms in Category

I want to list all terms of a specific taxonomy used in a category. Like I have a taxonomy called 'Manufacturer' and a category 'Shoes'. Each post in this category has a term like 'Nike', 'Adidas' or ...
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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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Exclude Taxonomy Terms from Template Via Back End?

I'm wondering if you can help me work through an issue or provide alt ideas. I have an archive displaying a list of custom tax terms in a grid view. My client needs to be able to turn on/off the ...
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display taxonomy slug from term ID

I'm trying to display the taxonomy slug from the term ID, thus my current code is like so: <?php $catinfo = get_category(array_pop(get_sub_field('sector_selector'))); ?> <?php print ...
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Operations with custom fields values in a loop

I have a foreach for displaying all the post in one taxonomy filter by terms. I have a custom field for display a numeric value. What I need, is to make two math operation with all the values of that ...
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Why is my WP_Query not working when tax_query terms are an array?

I have an issue with a WP_Query for a site I'm building which has me stumped. This works as expected: $package_args = array( 'post_type' ...
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Handling duplicates with wp_insert_term()

I'm using wp_insert_term which works quite well Now I want some error handler for when using the same name. $term_id = wp_insert_term( $term, 'wpsc_product_category', $args ); if($term_id) {//my ...
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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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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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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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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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get_term_children doesn't return an array of children terms

I am trying to get the term children and then check if they exist to display them. But I get no IDs in return of get_term_children command. This is the code: $children = ...
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How do I determine if a certain term is in an array?

I am currently running the below wordpress php and it is creating a list for me. $term = get_term_by( 'id', $ptc, $taxonomy ); echo '<li><a href="'. home_url() .'/taxon/'. $pt->slug .'/' ...
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Displaying terms by first letter

I run a book review blog and I have multiple pages that lists the reviews by different things (rating, book title, and author) I have custom taxonomy for authors and I basically have my code list all ...
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Changing stylesheet depending on custom taxonomy terms

My client would like the background & header colors to switch depending on terms within the custom taxonomy 'Grades'. These terms are kindergarten, first grade, second grade, etc... (all ...
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How to associate an image with a term taxononmy and publish it on frontpage?

I couldn't find the solution anywhere else, so I believe is a valid question for this website. I think my problem is divided in two parts. I created a custom taxonomy called "Type" and within it, I ...
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tax_query operator woes

I am trying to filter posts by multiple taxonomies. My code below works great, but their is one thing I can't quite figure out. When I filter the posts it seems that they only show the posts that ...
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WordPress built-in method to extract array of term IDs?

I'm querying a custom taxonomy for a post, hoping to get a list of all terms for that post and taxonomy. get_the_terms($post_id, $taxonomy) works, but gives this ungodly array of term objects that ...
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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 ...