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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List all custom post type posts from a given category?

I have a custom post type myposttype and it's taxonomy is called myposttype_categories. myposttype_categories have multiple terms inside, such as foo and bar. The tricky question is - how do I list ...
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Order get_terms using a Custom Field

I have a custom taxonomy of "crb_issues" that has a custom field associated with it that is "issue_date" which outputs a date value for each term to looks a lot like "20140601" yearmonthday. I am ...
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Use get_term_children to get the sub category of a parent category for the current post

In my WooCommerce theme I've created a root category: 'Brands' then for each product I've added it's brand as a sub category to the 'Brands' parent category. On the product page I want to display the ...
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Determine Term depth

I'm looking to be able to find the depth of a term within it's hierarchical tree. Produce -- Vegetables ---- Carrot ---- Onion ---- Celery -- Fruit ---- Apple ------ HoneyCrisp ----Orange Produce ...
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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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How can I get category ID by category name?

I have a few categories with the same name [some of them are sub-categories]. And I want to get an array of ID's for certain cattegory name. I tried this: $term = get_term_by('name', $cat_name, ...
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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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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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How to get posts from multiple custom post types according to it's custom taxonomy terms?

I have two custom post types and separate taxonomies for each. post type - dramas --------- taxonomy - drama_taxonomy post type - reality_shows -- taxonomy - reality_shows_taxonomy For now I am ...
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Get list of posts which have at least one term from a custom taxonomy with WP_Query

Is it possible, with WP_Query, to get all posts which have at least one category or custom taxonomy term set?
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Display empty taxonomy terms with get_terms()

I have a function setup as follows: <?php $terms = get_terms("wpsc_product_category"); if ( !empty( $terms ) && !is_wp_error( $terms ) ){ foreach ( $terms as $term ) { ?> ...
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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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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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Adding Multiple Values to a Post Meta Key

I have a question about adding multiple post meta values to a post meta key. Here is a link to the WordPress add_post_meta(); function in question. The $unique parameter is a little on the fuzzy ...
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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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Get main parent categories for a product

Can someone please help me, I'm looking for a way to find the main parent product category of a WooCommerce product? Say, the product is marked under Gadgets, but the main parent of them all is ...
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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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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 insert an array of terms using wp_insert_term?

WP provides a function to insert terms: <?php wp_insert_term( $term, $taxonomy, $args = array() ); ?> I have 60 $terms, each has its own $args, I want to prepare the 60 terms as an array, ...
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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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I want to loop through Woocommerce Product Catogories and show them in dropdown

I want to loop through Woocommerce Product Catogories and show them in dropdown. I have tried almost every piece of code available on internet but seems that they are not working for me. I'm very new ...
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Display assigned terms with link

I want to display product assigned terms, wrapped in link/anchor MarkUp, in my sidebar on a page as a widget. I am not getting the correct tag URL. Code returns visited product URL instead of listed ...
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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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Display post taxonomies tree

I was able to get all the items of a custom taxonomy for a post, like this: $args=array('orderby'=>'parent',"fields" => "all"); $term_list = wp_get_post_terms($post->ID, 'tvr_amenity', ...
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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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How to Make a Category Always Selected?

I'm trying to write a function to make certain terms of default category always selected. When the user is writing a new post, the term checkbox should be checked and he shouldn't be able to unckeck ...
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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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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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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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How to handle “the_terms” inside loop

I have been searching google but I am really confused. I am trying to display the terms of the taxonomy assigned to the post. I am using the_terms($post->ID, 'locations');. The custom taxonomy is ...
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Display certain amount of posts on taxonomy archive page

I have a taxonomy archive page where I display everything under the term 'techno' I want to be able to limit this to 20 posts to a page until it paginates. At the moment it displays 10 on one page and ...
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get_terms orderby numeric

I am trying to order my terms numeric. But the problem is that nog every term is numeric. So I have the following terms (check image below) which some of them are dimensions and some are others. As ...
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Inserting Category programmatically

I am wondering how should i insert the category programmatically and it should insert only 1 time after the theme is activated. I know up to here. function example_insert_category() { ...
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Get posts by querying taxonomy and certain terms of the taxonomy?

I have a taxonomy called schedule_day_taxonomy add_action( 'init', 'schedule_day_tax_func' ); function schedule_day_tax_func() { register_taxonomy( 'schedule_day_taxonomy', ...
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How to restrict users and admin from creating new taxonomy terms?

I've created taxonomy (schedule_day_taxonomy) for a specific custom post type (schedule). add_action( 'init', 'schedule_day_tax_func' ); function schedule_day_tax_func() { register_taxonomy( ...
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How can I find the taxonomy in edited_{taxonomy}?

How do I find out which taxonomy triggered the save? add_action ( 'edited_' . $taxonomy->name, 'save_taxonomy' ); function save_taxonomy( $term_id ) { $term = get_term( $term_id, $taxonomy ); ...
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Custom query to get terms from post ids

I want to get the terms object by given posts ids. I don't know much about sql, and this kinda complicated for me. Here is what i tried: global $wpdb; $taxonomy = 'category' $term= ...
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Can I prevent the user from adding more than two levels deep of terms inside of a taxonomy metabox?

I'm in the process of creating a leveled tutorial structure in WordPress and want to build it so that it sets up the front-end with no code needed from the user. So far, I have a custom post type ...
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tax_query: What to pass when I want to have all terms?

… $args = array( 'post_type' => 'wr_event', 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'meta_key' => 'event_date', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'order' => $order, 'meta_value' ...
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Want wp_get_post_terms return in arbitrarily order, how to do?

Function below returns in alphabetical order and not, as wished, in arbitrarily order. Is it possible to -not- return in alphabetical but in exact order as given in the array? ...