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How to remove custom post type archive

I have a custom post type called "recipe" with the has_archive parameter set to true. Visiting mysite.com/recipe/ gives a basic archive list of all the recipes posted and a page title of "Recipes". So ...
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Custom Post Type Archives by Year & Month?

How do you display the archives of a Custom Post Type by Year & Month?
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How to use a custom post type archive as front page?

I'd like to use a custom post type archive as a site's front page, so that http://the_site.com/ is a custom post type archive displayed according to my archive-{post-type}.php file. Ideally I ...
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Get custom post type slug for an archive page

How do I discover the custom post type slug when I'm on an archive page? For instance if /products/ fires the archive-products.php template, how (pragmatically) do I get the post type slug? Thanks
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Custom Post Type Settings page, choose page to display archive

So, I followed the accepted answer of this post Possible to add another setting to 'Front page displays' setting for Custom Post Type but didn't entirely work, had to compare against the ...
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Custom Post Type Archive Page not showing

I have a category on my website called 'profiles' I am in the process of moving this category to a custom post type called 'profiles'. My problem is I cannot get the archive page to show for this ...
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Create a custom archive page for a custom post type in a plugin

I'm writing a plugin that creates a custom post type named "my_plugin_lesson": $args = array ( 'public' => true, 'has_archive' => true, 'rewrite' => array('slug' => 'lessons', ...
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Adding custom post type archives to a WordPress menu

Is there a way (besides adding a Custom Link) to add a custom post type archive to a menu in WordPress? If it's added using a custom link (e.g. /cpt-archive-slug/), WordPress does not apply classes ...
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How to set a custom post type to have viewable future posts

I've setup a CPT to act the same ways as posts but used to post event details. Thing is that some of the posts are in the future and such have a future date set on them. Problem is that normal users ...
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Adding a menu item for a Custom Post Archive

I've created a Custom Post type (project) and it works perfectly. I have a custom archive page (archive-project.php), and that works great, too, but what's the best way to add a link to that custom ...
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Custom Post Type Template - Archive

I have a custom post type, called 'job', and I have the following templates in my theme: single-job.php (works fine, displays single job as expected) archives-job.php (is not recognized?) archives-...
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Custom post type yearly/ monthly archive permalinks

I have a custom post type "news" in my Wordpress site. I am using Advanced Custom Fields plugin to add meta data to each post. I want to create an array of news items as an archive: [2013] [...
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Page Template as Custom Post Type Archive

My goal is to have the slug www.domain.com/resources used by a Page Template rather than an Archive Page, and have single CPT posts as children of that slug, such as www.domain.com/resources/post. ...
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Meta_Query as a way how to setup CPT permalinks - is it a good thing?

I'm creating quite complex website for a literary magazine. For its custom post types Issue and Event, I wanted different permalink structure than for posts (which is basic http://example.com/%...
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Can't get post id on page that is a custom post type archive

I have a custom post type archive archive-projects.php that I am using as a page template because I have some custom fields that I want to display. I am trying to get the post id of this page but ...
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How do you create an archive for a custom post type from a plugin?

So I'm creating a plugin to create buildings that list condos for sale. The simplest way to do this was to just create a custom post type for the buildings and then the listings but I'm now stuck on ...
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Custom Post Type Archives by Date with Custom Permalink

I'm a bit stuck with getting the custom permalink for custom post type (CPT) archive to work. I've registered my 'press_release' CPT as following: add_action('init', 'press_release_post_type_init'); ...
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Sort Custom Post Type Archive by Taxonomy Term [duplicate]

What is the best method (as of 3.1 or 3.2 beta) to sort a custom post type archive by a given taxonomy term? I'm trying to make a staff page and I want to sort employees by department. So the ...
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How to List All Custom Post Types Names (Not Posts)

Having Some Custom Post Types Like "Projects", "Products" and "Events" I need to list them in a page. Please be advis that I do not want to list any POST here! instead I just want query the name of ...
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Make Two Views of Post Type Archive At Two URLs

Updates 6 Feb 14 to make more specific as requested in comments. I have a post type, we'll call it "Projects", with the slug "projects" for which I'd like to offer two views: list view (default) map ...
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How to seamlessly redirect between different archive and singular slugs?

I have a CPT with slug function (singular) and archive slug functions (plural). Permalink structure for: singular is /function/[postname]/ archive is /functions/[page-x/]. (can poke live at ...
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Archives for custom post type based on a “date” meta value

I've got an "Event" custom post type. Each post has a meta field for the actual event date, which cannot be the posts's publish date, as most all the event dates will be in the future. With that, I'm ...
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Custom Post Type Archives with 0 Posts Redirects as 404

I'm working with the new custom post type archives in 3.1 and I noticed that when my post type has 0 posts, the archive for the type results in a 404. Looking at the order of hooks being processed, it'...
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pre_get_posts with tax_query causes empty result

I need to adjust the main loop for all archive pages in the following way. I have registered a custom taxonomy "myposttypes". Every single post is assigned to exactly one term of "myposttypes". If it ...
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Proper way of making custom post type landing page or archive page

I always run into an issue with creating archive or landing pages for custom post types and wanted to know how others handle this. If I want to have a landing page for a custom post type, however I ...
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How to filter custom post type archive by meta value

I have a problem where I'm trying to build a calendar plugin for a client. I'm having trouble getting a date based archive for the custom post type I'm using. I'm not too well versed in how the ...
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What are the advantages of using a custom post type archive?

I'm currently working on a theme that makes heavy use of custom post types to structure the content. To display a lot of the content I am using the respective archive-$posttype.php but this seems in ...
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custom post type archive page url to point to Page permalink

I wish that my 'custom post type archive page' would point to Page. The situations is as follows: I have Page in Wordpress with permalink http://myurl.com/galleries. This page shows list of posts ...
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How to rewrite slug of custom post type archive page

I have a CPT called "case-studies" and the slug of the archive page of this CPT is www.my-domain.com/case-studies and the slug of the CPT posts is www.my-domain.com/case-studies/case-study-name. Now, ...
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“Edit” option for custom post types archive page

I have a custom post type archive page but I also need the user to be able to insert a bit of page text. I thought I could just use the_content() of the page but the edit link is gone from the admin ...
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Change title in head on Archive page

I'm having problems with figuring out how I can change the title on my archives pages. I now have a title like this: <title>Jobs Archive - The Company</title> But I would like to have a ...
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Custom Post Type archive as front page

I basically have the same problem like in this question, but the correct answer doesn't work for me. Yes, I get a list of posts from my CPT, but the archive-{post-type}.php is not used to render the ...
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Better to use a post type archive, page template, or shortcode for generating a highly configurable CPT archive?

I am building a theme in which I have a post type, which will have an archive in a grid layout. You're probably thinking, "Just use the CPT archive!" Well, there are some cons to that method that I'd ...
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Custom Post Type Archive in Sub Folder

I have a sub-directory in my Wordpress theme (there are a lot of pages and I want a more logical structure). I have a custom post type called "entry" but if I place the archive-entry.php template in ...
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Get monthly archives for custom post type

I know this is a rather common topic, but I can't seem to resolve the issue I'm having. Any help is greatly appreciated, I'm spinning my wheels at this point. Using Custom Post Type UI plugin, I've ...
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Is it possible to remove the posts_per_page limit on a specific post type?

I'd like to know if I can remove the limit on the posts_per_page for a specific post type. In the archive.php page I'm displaying different post type, and for the specific "publications" post type I ...
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Is it possible to have an index page for taxonomy term for each custom post type it is assigned to?

I currently have a setup where I have a custom taxonomy that is link to the Wordpress post post type and another custom post type. Since the custom taxonomy is assigned to the two post types ...
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Custom post type permalink structure with the category also acting as an archive

I've looked around quite a bit and haven't found anything exactly what I am looking for, so I figured I'd post here. This post and answer is very very close, but I'm having trouble adapting it to what ...
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How to get_queried_object on multiple objects?

My Setup I have a custom post type "zap_apartments" with 2 custom taxonomies "zap_audience" & "zap_cities". I wrote some RewriteRules to access all "zap_apartments" for a "zap_audience" + "...
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Custom Post Type Works but Still Shows “Page Not Found”

I have a weird problem when creating custom post types. Everything works, the archive page shows the posts and the posts show their content, but for both the title of the site says, "Page not found." ...
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Showing only future posts in archive based on custom field date

I have custom posts that I am displaying in an archive page. Each custom post is an even and it has a custom field called 'show_date'. The events are listed in the archive based on the 'show_date'. ...
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Create Custom Post Type Archive Page with Sub Categories Navigation Sidebar

I have 8 custom post types (which are actually for 8 different blogs and used as "blog landing pages"). Each custom post type is also a Blog Category and each has several sub categories to it. For ...
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Custom Post Type archive giving 404

I am using WAMP with the latest version of WordPress installed. I have a custom post type created using the following... function register_fruit() { register_post_type('fruit', array( 'labels' => ...
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Post type archive page not working

I registered a custom post type using Custom Post Type UI, and created an archive page and named it archive-recipe.php, 'recipe' is my custom post type name. But its not working, instead its using the ...
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“Sticky” posts for each category (archive.php)

I need to have the ability to have Sticky posts for each category. The simplest way to do this appeared to be to just create two loops on the page. This is what I wrote: <?php //Custom "sticky" ...
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How to make an archive page displaying posts in a date range

I'm trying to make a couple of Page Templates for different Pages that should act as an archive to display posts (a Custom Post Type actually) in a certain date range. The website it concerns is http:...
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How to create archive page for taxonomy terms within custom post type

I am needing to create an archive page custom taxonomy terms that are within a custom post type. It's set up as CPT > Custom Taxonomy > Taxonomy Terms. I have a custom post type called "Projects," ...
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I can't set meta_key in my custom post type query

I've created a custom post, events, and saved the meta data event_year to each event. I'm trying to get a year's event archive. When I go the the following URL, the meta_key and meta_value are not ...
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Adding custom post types to archive.php

I have 3 different post types in my blog. When I click on a category of a custom post, I redirect to a 404 page, because by default archive.php does not recognize custom post types. I have found this ...
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Categories and Tags not working!

I'm at the final debugging stages for a major web design project I've been working on for the last 6 months. The site itself is based on the has become a bit of a behemoth (merging 4 existing sites ...