I need to show a list of custom taxanomy terms assigned to the current post type with a name and a custom field. (Created with Advanced Custom Fields)

Currently I use the following code, to show a list of the custom taxanomy terms assigned to the current post:

echo '<ul class="taxanomy-name">';
echo get_the_term_list( $post->ID, 'taxanomy-name', '<li>', ',</li><li>', '</li>' );
echo '</ul>';

Allthough I want to show a custom field from each taxanomy term along with the name. The code for showing the custom field on each taxanomy term page template is:

the_field('custom-field-name', 'taxanomy-name_ID');

My question is, how do i show the custom field, along with the custom taxanomy term name on the list?


  Taxanomy Term Name 1
  <img src="custom-taxanomy-term-1-custom-field-image">

  Taxanomy Term Name 2
  <img src="custom-taxanomy-term-2-custom-field-image">

I hope you can help me.. It's been bugging me for hours. Thanks!

1 Answer 1


Use the get_the_terms function instead so you can build the list manually and access the term_id for each term.

$terms = get_the_terms( $post->ID, 'taxanomy-name' );
echo '<ul>';
foreach( $terms as $term ):
    echo '<li>';
    echo $term->name;
    the_field( 'custom-field-name', 'taxanomy-name_' . $term->term_id );
    echo '</li>';
echo '</ul>';

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