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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Update term count using a callback function

With the wp_update_term_count_now, how can I use the update_count_callback to specify my own count. I need to include counts from another database that the current database category is able 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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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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Get term slug of current post

I am working on a single post type template where I show a navigation menu with links to all the posts from the same term. Now I want to use this template for all the different terms so $term_slug ...
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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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get taxonomy terms for parent and child

I have a function set up that prints the taxonomy term name and slug for every products-category taxonomy term present. This works great, but it's just displaying them alphabetically like so ...
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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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Is it possible to get a Previous/Next Taxonomy term archive URL?

I have a custom post type called shows and taxonomy called podcast. Using taxonomy-podcast.php, I having hard time finding a function that will generate next/previous Term URL Archive. For Example: ...
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How to remove/hide the predictive autocomplete popup when I type in the tag/term metabox

When I start to type in a few letters in the tag or term metabox (in the post edit page) there is a predictive autocomplete popup thingy containing other tags/terms to choose from. How do I ...
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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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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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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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Allow only 1 instance of each term in each custom taxonomy

I'm looking for a function that restricts the creation of each term to only 1 instance within each custom taxonomy. Each custom taxonomy may have the same term but the term may only occur once in each ...
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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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Should I be using custom post types for this or terms and taxonomies?

So for the past week or so, I've been developing a plugin that lets users manage a restaurant menu. I've learned a lot about the process of making plugins as far as adding custom post types, creating ...
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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', ...