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Just as the title says i want to replace the term from a custom taxonomy with an image, but only in one custom loop and not in the main loop.

So i have a custom taxonomy named Tax1 that has two terms: Term1 and Term2. I use the following code to list the terms (i.e. Term1 or Term2) in the main loop:

echo get_the_term_list( $post->ID, 'Tax1', ' ', ', ', '' );

But for my custom loop i would like to have an image instead of the text term. I think this should be possible but i'm no good with php.

So how can i achieve this?

Thanks!!!

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This is a quick and easy solution if you only have two terms and don't need a way to change those pictures in the backend.

It assumes that inside your theme you have a folder "term_imgs" with *.png files names according to the slugs of your terms.

$terms = get_the_terms( $post->ID, 'Tax1' );
$out = array();
if ( $terms && ! is_wp_error( $terms ) ) {
    if ( !empty( $terms ) ) {
      foreach ( $terms as $term ) {
        $out[] = '<a href="'.get_term_link( $term->slug, 'Tax1' ) .'"><img alt="'.$term->name.'" src="'.get_template_directory_uri().'/term_imgs/'.$term->slug.'.png"></a>';
      }
      echo implode(',', $out );
    }
}

You can call this folder however you want, just change the according piece of code, e.g.

$out[] = '<a href="'.get_term_link( $term->slug, 'Tax1' ) .'"><img alt="'.$term->name.'" src="'.get_template_directory_uri().'/other_folder/'.$term->slug.'.jpg"></a>';
  • it works, but only for the first post in the loop. The second post has 2 images (for both terms), the third has 3 images and so on... – CK13 Feb 17 '14 at 14:04
  • I just updated my answer. $out needs to be reset. – kraftner Feb 17 '14 at 14:10

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