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Custom Post Types extend the WordPress back-end to support additional, non-Post content.

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Which file/template is in charge of taxonomies for custom post types?

I have set up a CPT, lets say "Movies". 'rewrite' => array( 'slug'=>'movies', 'with_front'=>FALSE ) I added a taxonomy "Genre". 'rewrite' => array( 'slug'=>'movies/genre', '...
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What Is The Use Of map_meta_cap Filter?

What is the use of map_meta_cap filter? This filter is not documented anywhere. I have an unclear idea of what it could be: Used to map the permissions of the user to operations on posts. What ...
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How to duplicate fields in custom post types?

Lately I've been using Magic Fields quite alot. One of it's great advantages is the ability to duplicate a group - i.e. give the post/page author the ability do create multiple "meta-boxes" at will. ...
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How can I bulk upload images and automatically create posts for each one at the same time?

I know how to upload multiple images into an existing post, but this is a different scenario. This is for a large catalog of assets, with each custom post-type post representing an image asset (thus a ...
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Implementing Pillar Posts; Long Posts yet with Some Page-Like Handling?

One of the best blogging practices is that of writing "pillar posts" - featured content that's longer than a typical post and will likely generate a high volume of traffic to your site. Extensive ...
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Creating a Custom Post Type for Inserting Preset Content into Post & Pages?

In response to Mike Schinkel's comment (see below) on my post about how to pre-populate content (essentially using a content template)... @Scott B I mean why did you support a file on disk rather ...
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Linking between custom post types as if they where taxonomies?

Let's say we create an IMDB like website. So (for example) we can have two types of custom post types: movies actors We would like to see in each movie page all of it's actors. And in each actors ...
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How to Set Post Status to Draft if older than today

In a previous question I needed to set a future dated post (custom post type) as published on save instead of scheduling it. On the date it's 'scheduled' for I'd like to set it as a draft again. I've ...
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Custom Metabox with Taxonomy Dropdown - Saving Issue

My goal was simple --- to create a custom post type with a custom metabox with a simple drop down list of taxonomy terms instead of utilizing the tags or checkboxes. The reason was to ensure that the ...
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Loading Custom Post Type Events into jQuery-based FullCalendar?

Here is a question I have spent over 3 hours attempting to solve but each approach I take ends up not working out for me. All I am attempting to do is utilize this opensource ajax calendar script: ...
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Calling a Function After New Post Creation for a WordPress Custom Post Type?

Assume I created a new post type 'product'. Is there a way to perform a function (user created) when this new 'product' post has been created?
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Renaming Menu Item within Admin Menu Section for a Custom Post Type?

I have a feeling this is a bug. When you create a new custom post type it does not seem possible to modify the first submenu item text. I am referring to the link which allows you to view the post ...
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Adding Categories to a WordPress Custom Post Type?

Is it possible to add categories to a Custom Post Type in WordPress?
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Hard code the nextpage tag into my theme?

I have a custom post type for a Slideshow which uses Custom Post Meta to insert the different slides. How can I code the <!--nextpage--> tag in between the sides in my slideshow.php so that they ...
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Making Custom Fields Standard in the Admin UI

I've added a few different custom_post_types to my Wordpress 3 installation. They are all a bit different from eachother, and should store unique information in custom_fields. But while one may store ...
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Building a Digg clone using WordPress?

I am thinking of building a site similar to Digg.com (the old version). I think the best way in my case is to make a custom post type for the links and then use a a plugin such as TDO Mini Forms or ...
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Custom Post Type - Taxonomy Dropdown Menu?

I have created a custom post type and added various meta boxes/fields to this custom post type. All is working excellent except for one element... Instead of utilizing the default interface for ...
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Removing Duplicate Custom Taxonomy Terms from within a Dropdown Select?

I have a custom post type that includes a custom taxonomy, called client_name. There is a page that loads these custom post types and displays them. What I need to develop is a dropdown list that ...
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Loading External Scripts in Admin but ONLY for a Specific Post Type?

So I continue to run into this issue and I just looking for the best and simplest solution to solve this problem. I have come to make use of custom post types in many different projects and have ...
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Renaming Custom Post Types and Taxonomies

I started developing a site with over a dozen custom post types. I'd like to rename a few of them, not just the display value, but the actual custom post type name. I'm worried however that by just ...
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URL Design for Sub-Posts?

I currently have this: mysite.com/product-name mysite.com/another-product etc where product-name and another-product are posts. I then have a custom post type called Changelogs, which I have for ...
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Custom Post Type Data in Sidebar widgets?

(note: this question was originally about Custom Fields, but @MikeSchinkel had a better solution involving Custom Post Types) On my site I have several pages which I want to show the same data in the ...
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Implementing “Video of the Day” Feature?

I'd like to add a new area on a WordPress 3.0 site that contains a new video from YouTube each day. This video would be manually picked, and manually added each day. I'm not sure how to properly set ...
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Adding an Archive of Posts to the Navigation Menu in WordPress 3.0

Hay all, I'm playing around with WordPress 3.0 and two (2) of the new features, Custom Post Types and the Menu Editor. I've started off by creating a new post type called "products", as you've ...
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Creating an Image-Centric Custom Post Type?

Does anyone have any tips for creating an image-centric custom post type? To elaborate, my blog has rotating header images, shown below: The two images in the top left are randomized, and exist as ...
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Writing Custom Rewrite Rules that Incorporate Category for Custom Post Types?

I'm registering a Custom Post Type and in the rewrite array I am trying to do something like this: 'rewrite' => array('slug' => "explore/resources/".$CATEGORY, 'with_front' => false) I ...
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Is it possible to define the data type of a Custom Field?

I am adding a new "Custom Post Type" named "Seminar". I am defining three custom fields Location StartTime EndTime StartTime and EndTime are going to store dates (surprise, surprise). I am wondering ...
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Adding a Taxonomy Filter to Admin List for a Custom Post Type?

I have created a Custom Post Type called 'listing' and added a Custom Taxonomy called 'businesses'. I would like to add a dropdown list of Businesses to the admin list for the Listings. Here is what ...
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Using Custom Templates for Custom Post Types for the Genesis Theme Framework?

(Moderator's note: The original title was "How can I create create and use a custom template for custom post types in the Genesis theme framework?") I'm using the Genesis theme framework, with an ...
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How do I save metadata for a specific custom post type only?

I'm trying to set up a custom post type following this tutorial. However, I'm a bit confused as how/where to implement update_post_meta(). The tutorial suggests this pattern: add_action('save_post', '...
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Is there a way to get N number of WYSIWYG editors in a custom post type?

Is there way to have multiple WYSIWYG editors for a custom post type? For example, if I had a 2 column layout I wanted to have one editor for one column and another editor for the other.
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Implementing a CrunchBase.com Clone using WordPress?

I wish to create something like CrunchBase.com with WordPress.org (So to have one website that is a "database", and another one, which is a blog, that connects to it). Is it possible? and how? ...
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Marking future dated post as published

Use case: I have a post type that relates to a music show. The 'show time' is grabbed through the post publish date which is set to some time in the future. I've found a function that takes future ...
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Tips for using WordPress as a CMS? [closed]

I want to use WordPress as a CMS for a reasonably basic site rather than a blog. I have several pages and at the moment, I don't intend to have a "news" page. While there are ways to make this work, ...
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How can you use custom types/taxonomies? [closed]

The custom types/taxonomies feature of WP 3.0 is a neat one. I can think of a few ways to use the duo: to display projects, a portfolio, or a gallery. What else can custom types and taxonomies be ...
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How to sort the admin area of a WordPress custom post type by a custom field

When editing one of my custom post types I want to be able to list all entries by a custom field instead of the date they are published (which, for a custom post type probably isn't relevant). I got a ...
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visually sort ordering “custom post types” for end users

Now with those custom post types and other bits of content that don't necessarily need to be organized chronologically by date, for example: the client has a 100 T-Shirts as custom post type "SHIRT" ...
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List Categories for Custom Post Types - WordPress

I'm using custom post types in WordPress 3.0 (now 3.0.1) to setup a custom directory system, but can't seem to find how to list out the categories under the custom taxonomy similar to how you'd use ...