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Use register_post_type() to modify an existing post type

There are lots of situations where a theme or plugin registers a post type and you want to modify it. There is of course add_post_type_support() and remove_post_type_support(), but those don't give ...
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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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Custom post type pagination 404 fix?

Been trying to get this working all day but haven't had any luck... I have a custom post type called 'news' and an archive template (archive-news.php), here I'd like to show 2 posts with pagination, ...
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What are custom_css and customize_changeset used for?

A fresh wordpress install has the following post types: Post (Post Type: 'post') Page (Post Type: 'page') Attachment (Post Type: 'attachment') Revision (Post Type: 'revision') Navigation Menu (Post ...
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Per Post Type Revision Numbers

In wp-config.php you're able to change how WordPress deals with post revisions. Specifically you're able to turn them off or specify a max number of revisions. I'd like to be able to set a max number ...
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Are captions stored anywhere?

In regards to my previous question about shortcode captions, it doesn't appear to me that the actual text of a caption is stored anywhere other than in the post content within the shortcode itself. I ...
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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 ...
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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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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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How to get attachments for a specific post type?

I have this page where I am showing all post's attachments. This is the code: <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'post_status' => 'published', 'posts_per_page' =&...
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Get All IDs Of A Post Type Using WP_Query

I am trying to get a list of a custom post type's IDs using WP_Query, but it is returning undesired result, which is a memory leak and stuck browser. Here is the code I use: $the_query = new ...
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How do I implement custom fields without using any plugins?

I am trying to create a member directory and using a custom post type members. I am familiar on how to use the ACF plugin but is there any methods on how to associate a custom field for a specific ...
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Get list of all registered post types slugs

I'd like to get a list (array) of all the post types I registered. Precisely I would like to retrieve their slugs. Could someone help me? thanks!
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List All Post Types in Admin view using /wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=

I have successfully created a custom post type. I'm trying to construct a URL which points to a combined listing of posts of all post types on the view all posts page in the admin view. I can ...
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What is the difference between “post” and “page” in WordPress?

I understood that both post and page are coming under the same post-type but I noticed that both are showing the almost same layout and behavior. could anyone explain in short words? Advance Thanks
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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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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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Search through custom post type and custom fields takes 5 minutes

I got strange problem and I'm stuck. I have custom post type with around 15 custom fields. I moved data from old db (not WP) by using wp_insert_post ,update_post_meta and wp_set_object_terms. All ...
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Show all parents and children in custom post type in right order

I would like to show all posts from a custom post type on one page with the ordering exactly like in the backend. I get the right ordering with wp_list_pages, but of course without the content. ...
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Including post_type = 'wiki' in author archives

For a user with wiki-update permission only, I want to list their wiki articles in the author archive page. Currently, it comes back with "NOT FOUND Apologies, but ...". I am using the Twenty-ten ...
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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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Remove “Comment” column in all post-types

I just want to remove Comment's column in all post-types and in a single function My current function , Have to do each post-type like this : function remove_post_columns($columns) { unset($...
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Resolved - category-slug.php not working after wordpress migration

I have one issue I'm trying to resolve hours ago searching around the web but can't by now. Any Idea or clue is welcome... I'm trying to migrate a WordPress site that use a plugin (CCTM (that have no ...
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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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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 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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Is it possible to request several post types from a feed?

If so, how should the query URL be formatted? I've tried: post_type=cat1&post_type=cat2 post_type=cat1,cat2 post_type=cat1+cat2 This bug report says you could use post_type[]=cat1&post_type[]...
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How can I pick a single post from the latest 3?

I'm looking to display a single featured post from my latest 3 posts at random. I've managed to get it up and running picking any post at random just fine, but I want to filter it down to only the ...
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custom post types don't appear in RSS

I created custom post-types in my site but these posts are not shown in the RSS. Only the regular posts appear there. What could be preventing them from showing up there
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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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Use get_post_types to query only custom posts types

I need to query only custom posts types - that is all post types in my WP install excluding posts and pages. I have used get_post_types to build a string of all custom post types which I want to query:...
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How do I search inside specific taxonomies in Wordpress

I am trying to search for posts in specific taxonomies but any time I search, I get results from all the other pages instead of Wordpress searching within the selected category in the taxonomy. I ...
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Understand post type

I am a bit lost, even after searching answers qutie everywhere.. I am creating a theme for Wordpress, and I would like to have three custom post types (gallery, audio and video). So I added the ...
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How do I make search results include ONLY pages, no posts?

I'm trying to return only pages in search results. This is working: /?s=term&post_type=post It returns only posts, no pages. But the opposite is not working: /?s=term&post_type=page This ...
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Should I be using custom post types for this or terms and taxonomies?

So for the past week or so, I've been developing a plugin that lets users manage a restaurant menu. I've learned a lot about the process of making plugins as far as adding custom post types, creating ...
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get_post_type() in in_array doesn't work for some reason

I am trying to create some function for metaboxes and some reason i can't get get_post_type to work in in_array. Everything else seems to work in testing but in_array nope. This is the function that ...
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How to retrieve a custom post's capability?

When you register a custom post type, you can specify it's capability: 'capability_type' => 'page', Is there away to retrieve the capability_type within a page (based on the post object provided)?...
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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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Move value from one meta key to another

Migrating question: How would I structure a MySQL query to move the value from one meta_key to another meta_key? eg: I have an old meta_key of "guest_sort" associated with "posts" to "...
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Gel all image from certain post type

I've found similar questions here, however I can't modify the answers to get images only from a certain post type - as the post type in those examples are "attachment" and not the name of a custom ...
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Is It Possible To Have Shared Wordpress Custom Post Types?

I am developing a website for a record label and the basically it uses quite a few custom post types for various pieces of information. My problem is that I feel the same bits of information are being ...
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View the number of entries recorded per day

I want to display a chart of the number of articles published from a post_type within a specified time period (e.g. 30 days). Example : 1/1/2019 (1) 1/2/2019 (15) 1/3/2019 (0) 1/4/2019 (6) 1/5/2019 (0)...
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What is the meaning of the various post messages?

I'm confused about some of the messages that can appear on a post entry/edit screen in the admin area: $messages['post'] = array( 0 => '', // Unused. Messages start at index 1. 1 ...
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I don't arrive to do order_by title when i have a conditionnal year in a request

I have a problem with this request with get_posts,when I want to order by title with year, order by doesn't work but when I do it without year, the request works. $args = array( '...
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Does only custom post type have post type archive pages?

is_post_type_archive (string|array $post_types = '' ) Is the query for existing post type archive page? Reference: https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/functions/is_post_type_archive/ I search ...
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Search query -> Show all pages except certain template

These are my arguments for the search query: $args = array( 's' =>$s, 'post_type' => array( 'post', 'p24_cases', 'page') ); Using these arguments, the search results will show all pages that ...
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wp_customize - detect post type to show/hide customizer options

How can I tell the customizer to only load certain customizer options based on the post type that is being previewed? i.e. using: is_woocommerce is_shop is_cart etc. When adding customizer option ...
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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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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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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 ...