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A taxonomy is a generic "category" used to organize posts and custom post types

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Is There a Difference Between Taxonomies and Categories?

I've been reading the codex for WordPress closely and am confused about the vague definitions between what a Taxonomy is and what a Category is. For that matter, term is also a word that is used in ...
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Using wp_query is it possible to orderby taxonomy?

My question is simple, I'm using WP_Query to retrieve some custom type posts filtering by a taxonomy using tax_query. Now my problem is I would like to orderby the taxonomy, but from documentation ...
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Custom Taxonomy WP_Query for All Terms in a Taxonomy?

Is there an easy way to query for any posts that is tagged with any term from a particular taxonomy? I know this technique: $custom_taxonomy_query = new WP_Query( array( 'taxonomy_name' => '...
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How to change permalink structure for custom post type and it's taxonomies?

This is a repost of an earlier question I had, but I like to go into more details now to be able to fully solve this. So again, with (normal) posts changing the permalink is as easy as going to ...
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Can I add a Category Metabox to attachment?

I am using register_taxonomy_for_object_type() to add the Category taxonomy field to Media uploads (attachments). I'm using this code to do so: add_action('init', 'reg_tax'); function reg_tax() { ...
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Saving Taxonomy Terms

I have an interesting problem which I hope someone can quickly answer. I have created my own metabox which, based on "MY METABOX CODE" (list below) is correctly displaying a dropdown list of all my ...
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How to use taxonomies on attachments with the new Media Library?

WordPress 3.5 changed the media management and now the Media Library edit screen uses the default post type UI. Taxonomies are very useful for WP installs with different users and attachments, giving ...
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Custom Post Type Archives by Date and Taxonomy

Lets use the classic example of a custom post type called "movies", with its own taxonomy called "genre". By registering the custom post type (with a "movie" slug), the permalinks are already set up ...
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Need a simple but complete example of adding metabox to taxonomy

Now that WordPress 4.4 is out, we can start using the new awesome term meta functions! Still, there seems to be no simple tutorial on how to add a basic text field to a Taxonomy. I tried to adapt ...
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get_terms by custom post type

I have two custom post types 'country' and 'city' and a shared taxonomy 'flag'. If I use: <?php $flags = get_terms('flag', 'orderby=name&hide_empty=0'); I get a list of all terms in the ...
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Get current term's ID

Im using the following code to get an array of children taxonomies and write them out with links in an unordered list. <?php $termID = 10; $taxonomyName = "products"; $termchildren = ...
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Get Posts Under Custom Taxonomy

I am not getting the posts under custom taxonomy(fabric_building_types). I am getting cat_id and cat->name also but not able to get the posts. $args = array( 'type' => '...
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Custom taxonomy list page?

I'm working on a restaurant site, and I have a custom post type for dishes, like so: $args = array( 'labels'=> $labels, 'public'=> true, 'publicly_queryable'=>true, 'show_ui'=...
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Taxonomy count per Post type

Below is the code i use to output the post tag (taxonomy) count/number. I want to be able to split the count based on post type that the taxonomy features in (rather than the total number). So i ...
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Combine two taxonomies in a hierarchical tree

For example, I have WooCommerce products that have taxonomies: brand (e.g. Converse, adidas, D&G) (taxonomy id: product_brand) category (e.g. Boots, Sneakers, Sandals, Heels) (taxonomy id: ...
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Counting number of posts in a category and its sub categories and displaying result using shortcode

I am trying to create a shortcode to display the posts count in a category. I have successfully done this using this code: // Add Shortcode to show posts count inside a category function ...
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How to add upload field in a custom taxonomy?

I have a custom taxonomy and I want to add a custom field inside , OK that's seems to be easy but the hardest part is when I want to add a file input type the enctype="multipart/form-data" I ...
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How to add terms to a post depending on its title?

I want to add all posts with keyword "Dog Training" in the post title to a specific category. Reason: If you enter something into WordPress search it's not an exact match. Previous WordPress search ...
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Using get_terms for custom taxonomy in functions.php

I`m trying to retrieve the names of taxonomy items and include them into a theme admin panel. function retrieve_my_terms() { global $terms; $terms = get_terms('taxonomy'); foreach ($...
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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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How to show a hierarchical terms list?

I have a hierarchical taxonomy called 'geographical locations'. It contains continents on a first level, and then the countries for each one. Example : Europe - Ireland - Spain - Sweden Asia - Laos - ...
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Adding Fields to the Category, Tag and Custom Taxonomy Edit Screen in the WordPress Admin?

The question is "How do I add one or more fields to the Category, Tag and Custom Taxonomy Edit Screen in the WordPress Admin?" This question was asked on the wp-hackers list August 1st 2010 and I ...
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The Difference Between Hierarchical and Non-Hierarchical Taxonomies?

The question is "What is the Difference Between Hierarchical and Non-Hierarchical Taxonomies?" This question really stumped me at first so I figured it would be a good idea to show the ...
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How to add a default item to a custom taxonomy?

Wordpress default taxonomy (Categories) has the item Uncategorized by default. How to add a default item to a new custom taxonomy? functions.php: // === CUSTOM TAXONOMIES === // function ...
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Can the default "post tags" taxonomy be renamed?

I'm intending to use the default "post tags" taxonomy to provide a common set of tags across posts and 2 custom post types (to allow for collection/aggregation by tag). I'd like to rename the "post ...
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How do I append multiple taxonomies to the URL?

Multiple taxonomies in URL How does one append multiple taxonomies to the URL having the following: Post Type: products Taxonomy: product_type Taxonomy: product_brand Adding new product ...
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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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Custom Taxonomy as checkbox or dropdown

I have registered a custom tax to my CPT. On the edit screen the tax meta box appears with an autocomplete field. Is it possible to display it as checkboxes or dropdown instead?
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Get the first post term

How do I get only the first term of a custom post type. I can get all - no problem. This what I am using to grab all of them <?php foreach ($terms as $term) {echo '<a href="'.get_term_link($...
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How do I dynamically populate wp_nav_menu from a custom taxonomy?

I know this question has been asked in different forms. But as far as I can tell from searching Google and SE/WP it's never been satisfactorily answered. Let's say I have a taxonomy clubs and a ...
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Show WordPress Custom Taxonomy Items Based On a Selected Item From Another Custom Taxonomy

Let me explain the problem I am dealing with: I have 2 custom taxonomies. One is named "thestate" and the other one is named "thetown". In "thestate" I have listed all the states in the U.S. In "...
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Add custom taxonomy fields when creating a new taxonomy

Edit: Important note for WordPress v4.4 onward This question used a great workaround for the lack of real term meta in older versions of WordPress, but since the release of WordPress v4.4, real term ...
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Automatically Assign Parent Terms When A Child Term is Selected

I have deep hierarchical taxonomy and I want to have all parent term assigned when I select a child term. I need it for category structure on a online listing/classified site. CPT name: product ...
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Control term order on a per-post basis

I have a taxonomy in which term order matters, but varies from post to post. So I want to be able to set the order that terms are displayed in on a per-post basis: My first post | Tagged: Apples, ...
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Can a Child Category Have More than One Parent?

I'm looking at the get_categories() function in the WordPress codex to see how I can return all of the children of each "root parent" ( categories that have no parents ). For example, if I am ...
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Different post sort order within different categories

I need to give each post a unique post order for multiple Categories (per post) it is in. I can imagine a solution using custom fields whereby for each Category there is a corresponding custom field ...
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Plugin to restrict non-admin user to existing tags

Is there a plugin that would restrict non-admin users to only existing tags? I could have used categories for this, but it will be difficult to display with a large population (~1000) of tags.
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Archive template for taxonomy terms

I have registered a custom post type [equipment] and have a taxonomy of [equipment_type] within the taxonomy I have parent and child categories. For example: Equipment (Custom post type) Equipment ...
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Is it possible to get a Previous/Next Taxonomy term archive URL?

I have a custom post type called shows and taxonomy called podcast. Using taxonomy-podcast.php, I having hard time finding a function that will generate next/previous Term URL Archive. For Example: ...
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Share one taxonomy across multiple blogs in 3.0 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WordPress Multisite - global categories I have a series of blogs that will use some, but not all, of the same posts. We have one blog where many of the posts are written, and ...
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Set default (auto) slug prefix for Tags

Is it possible to add default prefix to the slug of each newly added Tag. So that full slug, would be stored in database (no rewrites). For example: Name: Tag1 -> Slug: prefix-tag1 Name: Tag2 -> ...
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How to get next previous category in same taxonomy?

Like WP get_adjacent_post function gives the next and previous post data based on the parameters i want to get the next/previous category data is there any WP built in function which does the right ...
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get_post_terms not working as expected

I have a custom post type called "Fruit" and under this I have a hierarchical taxonomy called, "Fruit Categories" When I create a new post under Fruit, I am able to assign it to a "term" - like you ...
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How to get a list of term names of the custom post type im currently on in single.php

Ok so I have a custom post type of "Products" and a custom taxonomy of "Types". Now in the types taxonomy I have dozens of categories and sub categories assigned to custom post types. Custom Post ...
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Display only deepest category on a single post?

I want to display the direct category ancestor of a given post. An illustrative example: These are the categories I have: Cat1 Cat2 Cat2.1 Cat2.1.1 Cat2.1.2 Cat2.2 Cat2.2.1 Cat2.2.2. Cat2.3 ...
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Custom taxonomy on users with UI

WP lets us register_taxonomy() with users as the object type, thus creating taxonomies mapped to user IDs rather than post IDs. Unfortunately this method is poorly documented and many features don't ...
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Taxonomy rewrite question

I have custom post types for dining, lodging, and activities. Each of those custom post types uses a custom taxonomy called region. If, for example, I have a region called "downtown", I would like to ...
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Child Terms not Displaying on the Taxonomy Term Admin Screen

I am experiencing an issue where terms with a parent are not being displayed in the category admin screen. The screen gives the total number of terms that should be there (i.e., 32), but only displays ...
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How to have "the most used tags" taxonomy always expanded?

How can I have some taxonomies to always have "the most used tags" displayed when a new post is being created. Thanks.
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Include Taxonomy slug in post url

My postname: 127 Hours My taxonomy name: Actors I added taxonomy names for post: James Franco My post link: http:// website.com/127-hours.html I would like: http:// website.com/127-hours-james-...