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get_post_types not working properly in admin

I'm trying to get all post types (custom & built_in) but it's only gives me only built_in ones in admin. I can get all of them in root (5 with builtins included) but in admin, i can only get 3. I ...
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Disable default posts (Posts,Pages,Comments and Media) in wp-admin

I want to disable the default post types for user author in the wp-admin panel of the wordpress and display only custom post types. For that i had got the code given below. function remove_menus(){ ...
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Default 'post' post type archive slug?

I have a wordpress site, which has a front-page.php rendering a custom front page, so that this template will show no matter if WP admin settings is set to static page or show posts. The default ...
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post_parent in custom post type

I've two custom post types, type1 and type2 My current workflow of creating contents, from the user perspective a user created posts of type1, i.e. post1, post2, post3 on a particular day our system ...
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Custom Post Type causes Page Not Found

I found a basic tutorial online which gave the rundown on how to create a plugin from scratch and sets up a new custom post type. I could not find any basic coupon plugins that accomplished what I ...
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Taxonomy template by post type

I have 2 custom post types that share a taxonomy. The taxonomy template of my taxonomy ( taxonomy-my_tax.php ) will query both custom post types. Is there a way to have a taxonomy template for each ...
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How to define which register_post_status goes to which register_post_type?

New to registering post types but looking at samples, and the codex not helpful here. I am not understanding how the two of these relate? This is just bare bones so someone can explain (the parameter ...
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How to Set Taxonomy Object Description?

I noticed when dealing with Post Type Objects (Using get_post_type_object();) and Taxonomy Objects (Using get_taxonomy();) there's a property called "description". How do you set this description ...
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How do I create a link that will always show the latest post?

If I want to create a link that will always show the latest post how can i do that? Lets say I have three post types and there are three links with posts names (like a nav list) to those post types. ...
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Adding a term name from a custom taxonomy assigned to a post link displayed by a wp_query loop based on another taxonomy

I have registered a custom post type "Animals" and also two custom taxonomies ("Vertebrate" and "Type") assigned to it, which have their own specific terms, for "Vertebrate" it will be "Mammals" and "...
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Sort Posts By Custom Field Date?

I have the following code displaying posts from a custom post type. However, I need them displayed in date order from information put in a custom field, can this be done? I try this code :- $course =...
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Post types translation

I try to translate post types names (Post, Page and Attachment). I have the following code: function create_skip_post_types_box () { $post_types = get_post_types(array('public'=>true), '...
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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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Show only public custom posts in home page

I am working on custom post types. Presently we are using below code to display all custom posts in home page <?php $args = array( 'public' => true, '_builtin' => false ); $...
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How do i know the current post type when on post.php in admin?

Im trying to do something with an admin_init hook if - and only if - the user is editing a post (post.php) with post type "event". My problem is that, even though wordpress points to a global variable ...
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wp_dropdown_pages() returns empty string for post type anything other then page

wp_dropdown_pages() while using for any post type other then page returns empty string. Codex says post type can be passed as key also the function uses get_pages() which takes the post_type key. So, ...
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Post type no single page

I have created a post type and I am trying to create a single page for that post type, I am creating a php file called single-job.php and it is using the index.php as a template. Below is my function ...
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Replace Post-Title with variable

I want to set a custom post-title with a custom-field meta in my Wordpress Theme. The user will add a new post to the post-type. When they do they will only see the "Title", "URL", and "Publish" ...
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How to Display Child Taxonomy Posts

I am trying to show items on a page grouped by child taxonomies in something that looks like this... Child Taxonomy 1 (h2) Item 1 Item 2 Child Taxonomy 2 (h2) Item 3 Item 4 I did manage to get ...
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Adding in support thumbnail removes editor

I have created a custom post type. And on the custom post type I would like to have a featured image. I have added the featured image to my custom posts however when I do this it removes the main text ...
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Wordpress register_post_type Invalid post type

I am creating my own posts in wordpress however I have hit a little problem and im not sure how to fix it. The below register_post_type creates an Invalid post type error. add_action( 'init', '...
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Custom Filter using meta_value in wordpress admin list not working

Hello I was trying to filter the pages using a custom filter in admin post listing of wordpress, but after selecting in the dropdown it returns nothing like its just showing all the posts and the ...
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wp_list_filter() and supports

I'm testing the function wp_list_filter(), basically I want to know if post_type has some specific feature before making stuffs. So I end up with this: public static function ...
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wp_query for displaying attachments with a tag

So I am running the following query: <?php $args = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'oderby' => 'title', 'order'...
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How to show metabox key to custom post?

is it possible to show all custom metabox key name and show it as dropdown list on my custom post with my custom metabox dropwdown list ? this is custom metabox from another plugin/theme and how to ...
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Custom wp_query differs on index page and category page

I've been banging my hand against the wall for a little while now trying to figure this out. Can anyone explain to me why this custom wp_query prduces two different sql statements, one for the index ...
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Custom filter for main search: how to exclude specific post_type from search results

Is there a way to use WP_Query's method, set(), in order to exclude a specific post_type from a global search. Here was my unsuccessful attempt: function _search_all($query) { if($query->...
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Why is the post type on the search result page random?

So I think I might be doing something fundamentally wrong in my Wordpress themes since this issue seems to crop up every once in a while and I don't know why. So basically I created search.php and I ...
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Overwrite rewrite-slug of built in post-type 'post'

I need to change the rewrite-slug of the built in post-type 'post' to 'example.com/magazine/news/any-nice-news-item'. When I re-register the post-type 'post' and set the rewrite-slug to 'magazine/...
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Exclude top-level pages from search results

With the following code I can exclude all posts and pages that are top-level, but I would like to apply this only to pages, not to posts (but I still want all posts in the results): function ...
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Taxonomy Category category.php not working

I have created custom post type, taxonomy and categorys. When viewing the category it seems to be using index.php and ignoring the WordPress template hierarchy. Any ideas why category.php, category-{...
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save_post not working with attachments

I've made a Meta Box for Posts and Pages, and while testing added Attachments too. But, curiously, the hook save_post does not fire. $cpts = apply_filters( 'my_filter', array( 'post', 'page' ) ); // ...
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Add a tag like a post

For days I'm looking at different threads Stackexchange, but I can not find the solution. I hope you can help me out. I created a post_type called "bands". I'm trying to, from another post_type (eg ...
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Add filter to Admin list for all custom post types by their custom taxonomies

I want to add filter on every Custom post type that have taxonomy associated with it. I have googled but found code for only for single post type or for single taxonomy.
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Target Post Type from array Query

I have the following query to extract posts from two different types. However, how can I then target them in the actual content display conditional code? The if ($my_query->post_type == 'featured' ) ...
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How would I get a list of posts from a custom post type

I know the query method that you would use, that's not what I want. I could query the post type, then do the if statement with the while statement and go from there, but I am trying to populate a drop ...
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What does get_current_screen() do?

Codex says ' This function returns an object that includes the screen’s ID, base, post type, and taxonomy, among other data points' . What does it mean by 'screen'? Coding example: function ...
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Custom dashboard menu does not stay open for the custom Taxonomy within it

Short Version: Custom menu with a custom post type that supports a custom taxonomy. The custom post type works, the menu for it works and stays open. The custom taxonomy works, but the sidebar menu ...
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Post Type => Any conundrum

I have a number of regular posts and pages in a regular category called "Featured". I have also installed a plugin called "Event Organizer" that creates its own custom post type called "Event" and has ...
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child of post type (custom)

I registered a custom post type (foo) with register_post_type, setting 'hierarchical' => true,so now when I want to use it I have post_type=foo. How can I query child of foo? any ideas? thanks!
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Sort query output on taxonomy term archive by post type using pre_get_posts

I'm using pre_get_posts to adjust the main query of the taxonomy term archive. What I would like to accomplish is that the output is listed by post_type. I have a total of 4 post types and I want to ...
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Query reset problem or flawed code to enable custom post type query

After reading through here and trying various options, I am finally able to get my custom post types 'testimonial' (created with product 'Toolset') to show along with my standard cat/tag queries ...
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Is it possible to filter the display name for post formats for display in the Formats meta box?

I've got a few special needs in terms of post formatting, but do not want (and cannot) break out of the standard Post Format paradigm per best practices. I've come up with a mapping of WordPress ...
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Displaying only the current category in template page

I'm having a problem displaying filtered category list pages. I want to be able to only show the current category, not all of the posts from "my categories". i.e. www...com/mycategories/category-3/ ...
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How to output content based on same custom taxonomy?

I have been trying to output content of all post-types (Posts, Pages and CPTs) based on a term of a custom taxonomy that they must share (meaning if they don't share that particular term, the output ...
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How do i retrive a post from a custom post type

How can i retrive a post from a Post Type were "distributie_seriale" is a relationship field. Ex: I add an Actor to PostType - actors ( Add post) next I add an Serial on PostType- serial ( Add ...
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How can I make a custom post type that loops pages in a new dashboard page, each single page is a new dashboard page (all within the back-end)?

I've been wanting to make the most out of WordPress, to use it more and more like a CMS as it truly is a wonderful project. Out of all the CMS/Blogging webapps, WordPress wins in my book. I ...
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Walker_Nav_Menu creating too many closing tags?

created this walker below to create a set of tabs. All looks ok but in the source there are several more than there should be causing validation errors. I only want to generate a tab for 'question' ...
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How to build a simple nav system of custom post type categories and its posts?

I've been searching the web for a long time now, but couldn't find a solid simple anwser to, what seems to be a basic question: I have to output a list of custom post type categories and the posts of ...
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WP_Query ignores post_type in category view

I have following query to select posts by my custom post-type. This works fine while being on the frontpage (the snippet is included in the sidebar). As soon it gets executed on a category page the ...