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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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 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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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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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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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 posts of ONE taxonomy term of custom post type

I am going crazy here as I assume it is quite simple, but I just cannot get it to work. I have a custom post type called 'portfolio' and a taxonomy called "locations'. In the taxonomy I have various ...
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using $wpdb to get custom post type with term

I'm trying to get the title of the first custom post type with a specific term in a taxonomy. But I'm not great at SQL so therefor not great with using $wpdb. Here is my code: $posts = ...
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Changing taxonomy term by slug (wp_update_term)

What I am trying to accomplish is to update a taxonomy term name using its slug rather than the $term_id Wordpress does this by: <?php wp_update_term( $term_id, $taxonomy, $args ) ?> Is it ...
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Show posts from two or more custom taxonomy terms

I want to show posts which are filed 2 or more custom taxonomy terms. For example, I want to show the posts from custom post type "Classified" and filed under Books and House terms. The code below ...
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Getting Term ID from Term Name for WordPress Query

I am trying to get term ids from term name and cannot figure out why this code is not working. $excludes = ''; if($filtering_excludes) { $exclude_terms = explode(", ", $filtering_excludes); ...
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Echo custom taxonomy term name

I would like to echo out the term name from a custom taxonomy 'recipes' but all I get is the word "recipe" when it should say eg "pizza recipe". Is name the right argument here or I am mistaking it ...
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How to determine the depth of a term in a custom taxonomy?

I'm building a <select> dropdown to display a list of terms for a custom hierarchical taxonomy. How do I know the depth of each term? I'd like to add some indentation for child-terms (the more ...
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Filter taxonomy terms using multiple id in the edit-tags.php

I want to use the edit-tags.php search function with multiple term id's. For example, if i type into the searchbox something like this: #1245&6832, it should display these two terms in the results ...
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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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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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Displaying terms based on loop posts?

I have a shortcode that shows a loop for a custom post type: while ( $loop->have_posts() ) : $loop->the_post(); // do something endwhile; Some of the posts are in categories ...
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Set attachment tags from attachment's custom field data

I currently have a custom field added to my attachment's form called artist_credit using the hook attachment_fields_to_edit. When a person enters a name into the artist credit field, I want it to (if ...
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Count posts for each taxonomy term for each month

Cannot figured it out... I need to count how many posts there are for each taxonomy term form each month.
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one term two taxonomy's?

Anybody got any solutions for this... I'm building an app where I have two heirchical custom taxnomies acting as custom categories. So i've got cat1 and cat2 taxonomy. What I want to do is copy a ...
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List taxonomy terms for post as checkboxes

I'm modifying the plugin Wordpress Frontend User for my custom post type(s). What I need to edit is the custom taxonomy terms. In order to do this, I need to list my terms as labels and have ...
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wp-menu 'automatically add custom taxonomy terms' like it does for pages? [closed]

I've added a new wp_menu to my sidebar on a custom post-type page. The wp_menu displays a list of a custom taxonomies terms. I see that wp_menu has the checkbox to automatically add new top level ...
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How to show only terms by id or slug on edit-tags.php (custom taxonomy manage page) for a custom taxonomy

How can I show only terms by id or slug on edit-tags.php (custom taxonomy manage page) for a custom taxonomy. I am saving term_owner metadata to a table for each term and getting all terms' ids for a ...
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terms_description and admin problem

Hey hi, I am using a piece of code, where with help of it I can display the description of the term to my archives page. My idea of doing this is simple, I have MBA website and I have 3 ...
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Custom Taxonomy Term Caching?

I have two Custom Post Types, "event", and "opportunity". They share a custom hierarchal taxonomy, "location". My client had added a handful of terms (United States (parent), then a few States ...
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Show List of Terms (not posts) that have been Recently Updated?

Is it possible to prepare a list of terms that have been recently updated? For example: I have custom fields attached to my terms and I would like to show a list of terms that have been updated say ...
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Create Search Form to Filter Through Terms

I have pages that displays a list / grid view of all my taxonomy terms. Over 200 terms. The page is paginated since there are so many terms, however, I would also like to include a "search" box at the ...
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Use custom walker to add taxonomy terms to main nav menu

I created a Custom Post Type: Product and a Taxonomy assigned to it: Products So under that Taxonomy I can add different types of products (terms if i'm not mistaken). When adding new products I get ...
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Multi Taxonomies same terms

Is it possible to have multi taxonomies that shares the same terms ? What I would like to achieve : I have a taxonomy which contains all the languages as terms. Then I have second taxonomy called ...
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Admin ajax add tag callback

Is it possible to add an additional callback to admin ajax? Basically, I'm trying to increment the value in an input field of the add form for a custom term after the form is submitted. After the form ...
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Conditional statement for if archive page has posts which contain certain taxonomies/categories/tags, show those terms

I am using Isotope to filter posts on the fly from my archive pages. I have a Custom Post Type called "art". On the sidebar, I've created links to yearly archives on my sidebar, i.e. 2014, 2013, ...
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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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Make taxonomy terms appear in the order they were made

IS it possible to make taxonomy terms appear in the order they were made, in the backend? They keep appearing in alphabetical order. I tried using sort but it doesn't seem to be working. This is my ...
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Add term to custom post type on draft

I'm trying to automatically add a custom taxonomy term to custom post type when the custom post type of property is created. The action is firing but it is not adding the term. I know it is firing ...
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PHP Code to Display Term URL & Name of a Post Under a Custom Post Type

I am featuring a post in my footer(outside the loop) from a custom post type and am using Advanced Custom Fields plugin to do so. This is the code I am using: <h5>Featured Movie</h5> ...
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Same term from custom taxonomy in two different custom post types?

I use a front end form to insert custom post types, an input is used for inserting terms (keywords) to a custom taxonomy for this custom post type. I just noticed in the back-end when I view the ...
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Displaying custom-taxonomy-terms sorted by parent/child-hierarchy?

I have a custom post type with a custom taxonomy (to show some "best practice" examples on my website). On the single-post-page (single-bestpractice.php) I wanted to show all the terms (categories) ...
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How to order get_term_children output by alphabetic order

The following creates drop-down lists of my custom taxonomy children, but the order of the output seems to by creation date, not by alphabetical name. I tried adding orderby to the array with no ...
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Can't set custom taxonomy terms via custom form

Question I am creating my first plugin and in it users will be able (among other things) to create new post via custom form from wordpress backend. This post uses custom post type and custom ...
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Get posts under a category with SQL

How can I retrieve posts under a category with plain SQL with out using WordPress native api's like get_pages? My Wordpress table wp_terms contains a term named Restaurants. I want to list the post ...
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How to display posts via custom taxonomy terms using checkboxes?

I would like to have a form with checkboxes. Each checkbox would be a term of my taxonomy "cities". The idea is that if a user select any of the checkboxes, it should show all posts that are NOT in ...
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non-hierarchical custom taxonomy using checkboxes on edit-screen -> saving issue

I registered a non-hierarchical custom taxonomy ('property_features'). There is a checkbox for every terms of this tax in a custom meta box on the edit-screen. All terms are displayed and all terms ...