I have a Custom Post Type called 'shows' which makes use of the default Wordpress Category function.

I can see my 'shows' posts on /category/%postname% URL's, but when I post the URL the slug looks like this:

Any idea why /shows/%category/%postname% isn't pulling in the category? Live URL's look like this:

  • How's it making use of the category taxonomy? Can you please post the code showing how your CPT is registering the taxonomy for use? Do you have "register_taxonomy_for_object_type('category','shows');" in there? May 25, 2014 at 22:53

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I see in your screenshot that the URL displays %CAtegory%.

You'll want to go back and make sure your custom permalink is set to %category%. The syntax for populating the URL with the category appears to be case-sensitive.

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