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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Is There a Difference Between Taxonomies and Categories?

I've been reading the codex for WordPress closely and am confused about the vague definitions between what a Taxonomy is and what a Category is. For that matter, term is also a word that is used in ...
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Inserting terms in an Hierarchical Taxonomy

I'm really having a few issues with inserting terms. Here is my scenario: I have a taxonomy called veda_release_type: //Release Type and Region $labels = array( 'name'=> _x('...
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Get terms that contain posts that in turn belong to other terms?

So I have custom taxonomy called "shape" and another one called "color". If I want to get the list terms under shape that contain posts that are also present in terms under color, how do I do that? ...
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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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Get current term's ID

Im using the following code to get an array of children taxonomies and write them out with links in an unordered list. <?php $termID = 10; $taxonomyName = "products"; $termchildren = ...
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How can I get only parent terms?

Is there any way to get only parent terms from custom taxonomy or category?
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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 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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What hooks/filters are there to alter selected terms on post save?

Very simple, where would I hook/filter to alter the users selection of terms when they save a post (Update or Add)? I need to hook in all instances; such as when saving a post via AJAX, saving when ...
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Copy a Taxonomy Term into the Post Title for a certain Custom Post Type

I am using Gravity Forms to allow users to create posts from the front end. However, the way this site I am building is going to work, one specific Post_Type is essentially just a "Data" post. There ...
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Custom Post Type Archive Template

I have similar problem to this one: Custom Post Type Template - Archive I have a WordPress custom post type called coupon. I try to assign the template to it by using archive-coupon.php, but it goes ...
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Get terms by taxonomy AND post_type

I have 2 custom post types 'bookmarks' and 'snippets' and a shared taxonomy 'tag'. I can generate a list of all terms in the taxonomy with get_terms(), but I can't figure out how to limit the list to ...
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Explanation of update_post_(meta/term)_cache

I was reading over some best practices from 10up and they mention setting these two flags to false in a WP_Query ( depending on what you're querying ): 'update_post_meta_cache' => false: useful ...
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Display all the subcategories from a specific category?

I need to show all subcategories using $product_category = wp_get_post_terms( $post->ID, 'product_cat' ); actually I use: <?php global $post; $terms = get_the_terms( $post->ID, '...
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Control term order on a per-post basis

I have a taxonomy in which term order matters, but varies from post to post. So I want to be able to set the order that terms are displayed in on a per-post basis: My first post | Tagged: Apples, ...
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Sort the main query in subcategories/terms?

I've got a 'downloads' custom post, with his custom taxonomy. The taxonomy has 2 main terms. One of the 2, has 4 sub-terms. I'm currently using the wp templating system to get a standard wpquery of ...
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Displaying custom post type by first letter through custom taxonomy

I'm trying to make a page on my WordPress website to display all kinds of food through 26 loops. Every loop has to loop a letter of the alphabet, and on top of the page I have links that will link to ...
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What is 'term_group' for 'order_by' in get_terms()?

I was just reading the Codex regarding get_terms();. What exactly is the parameter 'term_group'? You can use it in (example): 'order_by' for get_terms();. Hint: I could be all terms that share the ...
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Modify Term Update Redirection

Whenever I update a term it currently redirects me back to the edit-tags.php page for that taxonomy, the term list. Is it possible to instead of redirects to the term list to instead bring me back to ...
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Determine if Term has Grandparent/Great-Grandparent

I have a custom taxonomy (hierarchical) for which I'm outputting the results. For example's purpose: --Drinks ----Tequila ------Reposado ------Blanco ----Beer & Wine ------Beer ------Wine -...
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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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Automatically Assign Parent Terms When A Child Term is Selected

I have deep hierarchical taxonomy and I want to have all parent term assigned when I select a child term. I need it for category structure on a online listing/classified site. CPT name: product ...
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Showing posts by collection of specific terms and texonomy

i have a custom post type name 'business' and taxonomy 'business-category'. now i want to show posts for some specific terms suppost, term1, term2, term3 etc. The following code is working for me but ...
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How to show a hierarchical terms list?

I have a hierarchical taxonomy called 'geographical locations'. It contains continents on a first level, and then the countries for each one. Example : Europe - Ireland - Spain - Sweden Asia - Laos - ...
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Get The Post Type A Taxonomy Is Attached To

Being given a taxonomy or term, is is possible to pull any / all post types the taxonomy is attached to? For example, knowing the built in taxonomy category or being given a term in the category ...
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Custom order of terms for custom taxonomy in admin and website

I have a custom taxonomy registered for my custom post type. I need to make it possible for a user to specify the order in which the taxonomy terms should appear (something like menu order for pages). ...
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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 display....
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Is there a way to 'Lock' a Taxonomy?

I was wondering if there was a way to prevent the addition of new categories into a taxonomy, essentially 'locking' the taxonomy. I'm programatically registering a taxonomy and filling it with terms ...
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get term by id without taxonomy

Can I get the term by it's id without knowing to whish taxonomy it belongs? I have a meta field that stores term ids, but doesn't store the taxonomy. However, all the get_term function have taxonomy ...
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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 ...
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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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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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When/why does '$query->get( 'tax_query' );' return empty?

First the code: function itsme_better_editions( $query ) { if ( $query->is_category() && $query->is_main_query() ) { $query->set( 'post_type', array( 'post' ) ); ...
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show term description instead of list terms of custom taxonomy

For a custom post type (review) I have enabled a few custom taxonomies. One of them is author rating and for that I have added images to the description field of the terms in the taxonomy (1 star to 5 ...
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get_terms return errors

Hi when i try to get_terms(); in theme options via this code $catalogs_terms = get_terms( 'catalogs' ); $mycatalogs = array( -1 => 'Select a catalog' ); if ( $catalogs_terms ) { ...
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How to get_term_children output in alphabetical order?

How do i get output of this in alphabetical order <?php $termID = 5; $taxonomyName = 'area'; $termchildren = get_term_children( $termID, $taxonomyName ); echo '<ul>'; ...
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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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Does WordPress Offer a Way to Find All of the Categories that Don't Have Children?

Background As discussed in Is There a Difference Between Taxonomies and Categories, taxonomies refer to a generalized system of classification and organization of objects or data. In the case of ...
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Query set using tax_query with relation 'OR' modifies category object?

(Update: Please see the edits far below.) The code: function itsme_better_editions( $query ) { if ( $query->is_category() && $query->is_main_query() ) { $query->set( '...
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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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How to edit/remove a term that's in multiple taxonomies?

Some of the terms on my site appear with the same exact slug, in multiple taxonomies. For example: 'education' appears in both the 'department' taxonomy and the 'topic' taxonomy. Now, I can't seem ...
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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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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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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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Issue on Counting CPT's Under Taxonomy Term

I am using this code to count number of Custom Post Type $tax_terms = get_terms($tax, $args); foreach ($tax_terms as $tax_term) { echo '<li>' . '<a href="' . esc_attr(get_term_link($...
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How to get the term before the last from a custom taxonomy?

This code displays the last term added to a taxonomy "issue" which i use to automatically display a link toward my current issue: $args = array( 'hide_empty=0' ); $terms = get_terms( 'issue', '...
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How to get the last term from taxonomy?

working on a scholar journal in which publisher add issues to the "issue" taxonomy assigned with articles. i need to display outside the loop a list of posts assigned only with the last issue (...
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Looping Through Custom Tax Terms and Displaying All Posts For Each

I'm using the following code to attempt to loop through each of the terms within my custom taxonomy category-film and then output the term name as a heading together with displaying all the custom ...
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Removed slug from CPT, now How/where do I hook the filter to the taxonomy term archive pages link?

I added the code below and successfully changed my CPT slug for the taxonomy terms. My blog permalinks are /article/%postname% in case you wonder, and I'd like to keep it that way, so no clashes with ...
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List post from current taxonomy children

I have a custom post type and a taxonomy with children, with a template file named taxonomy-productcategories.php. On this i want to list all children with their posts. Child taxonomy 1 Child ...