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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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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Insert term when page is published - avoid duplicates after edits

So i want to dynamically add terms to a custom taxonomy named after new pages when these are published. Problem I have is that when you edit the page titles, another term will be added to the ...
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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', ...
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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? ...
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How to limit the number of terms (terms acts like categories)

Hello i have created taxonomy in custom post type that act like category. then i have created terms that acts like categories. i have create widget that show all terms from taxonomy. all works ...
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Get posts of ONE taxonomy term of custom post type

I have a custom post type called portfolio and a taxonomy called locations. In the taxonomy I have various terms, like paris, berlin, london etc. How can I get only the posts which are related to ...
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Display Taxonomy Terms in an option tag with value being the slug

I have a custom taxonomy filled with terms that I wish to display in a fashion such as below. <option value="[SLUG]">[TERM]</option> <option value="[SLUG]">[TERM]</option> ...
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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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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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Which post does a taxonomy term belongs to?

I’m having a page which displays all custom taxonomy terms for a particular type which I get from the URL. I use this code to retrieve all the terms: $args = array( 'post_type' => ...
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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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How to get post's current parent term ID?

How do you get the ID of the parent term of the current child term assigned to a post. For a custom taxonomy? Custom taxonomy: "location" Countries Japan USA Mexico Cities New York Austin ...
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Can we have same term slug in different taxonomies?

I am having problem when creating term with same slug in different taxonomies. I researched that Unique key is removed from slug in wp_terms table, so i am getting problem to figure out that why i am ...
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Wordpress have_posts() return false but count says “3”

The situation is this: I have created a custom post type which works perfectly, now I want to create a specific archive page template for the taxonomies of this post type. I duplicated the ...
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Custom while loop for hierarchical display of a taxonomy

I'm trying to build an automated mega menu that loops through all product-category terms and displays them in a hierarchical underscored list, as well as including post in each term. For example, ...
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Lists custom taxonomy terms that has specific custom field value assigned to the term (not post)

As title reads, I am trying to list specific custom tax's terms in a custom post type archive's page. My setup: Custom post type: 'podcast' Custom Taxonomy: 'showname' -> Custom Field for above ...
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wp_insert_term in a multisite installation

i am creating a theme that creates pages and sets some meta values and ext on theme activation. Everything works great but... I need to insert some terms to misc cpt's in a multisite installation. ...
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Display Posts Loop for each parent and for each Child

i have a custom query to display relation with posts (post 2 post plugin) my existing code display : foreach terms as terms i need to display for each Parents Display Child then Posts Titles ...
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Faceted search with WP-API data

I have this site - where I have a post type called listings with a number of custom taxonomies and terms. - http://scd.blaze.wpengine.com/ If you choose a region it then shows you listings that are ...
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Insert term and child term from frontend

I have this taxonomy: "free", and I want to insert new term (ex: Season) and then insert a child to this term (ex: episode) in the same form. Taxonomy "free" Add new term: ex: Season, and then add ex: ...
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has_term not working

I've been scratching my head all day with this one. I'm trying to use has_term but it just won't work. I do get this notice but I'm not 100% sure it's related. I've also tried is_object_in_term() but ...
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Getting WooCommerce product related child categories

I am completely stuck on what seems to be an easy thing. I hope you can help me with it. Each WooCommerce product will be added to one "car brand" child and one "car model" sub-child category of main ...
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Show child terms of current term of the taxonomy

I have some taxonomies (such as product, articles &...) and any taxonomy has some terms (Eg for product: mobile, book & ...), and any terms has some child terms (Eg for mobile: iPhone, ...
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Updating / Saving items generated by wp_terms_checklist on frontend

I'm displaying a list of custom taxonomies from a custom post type on a frontend page which shows any items that the user has previously selected as checked. I have got it displaying correctly, but I ...
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Convert non-hierarchical taxonomy to hierarchical after registration

I have a custom taxonomy that was created by WooCommerce (product_tag). I'd like the taxonomy to be hierarchical so it behaves like categories instead of tags. I need to do it after the taxonomy ...
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Display taxonomy terms, child terms and posts in a template

In a site that I am building I am trying to create a template which will display all my "product" custom post types along with their parent and child taxonomies in some hierarchical structure which is ...