Custom taxonomies can be configured to behave and display to your specifications. In this video, learn how to configure custom post types to work the way you want.
- [Instructor] With the basic settings…and additional labels in place,…we can turn our attention to the settings…for the custom taxonomy.…And here you'll see most of the settings…are the same as what we saw for custom post types.…We can choose to toggle it public or private.…We can choose to show the UI for the taxonomy or not.…We can choose to show the taxonomy in the menu…and the nav menu and set a custom query var,…and query var string, and rewrite,…and a rewrite slug and all that stuff.…But there are also some setting that are specific…only to taxonomies.…
Off the top we have the first one here in spot number two…hierarchical and it's set to false by default.…You'll remember WordPress ships with two taxonomies…out of the box, categories and tags,…and these behave completely differently in the editor.…So if I go and add a new post here,…you'll see over on the right hand side we have categories.…These are hierarchical.…They display as a list and you can check…whatever categories you want.…Then you have tags, these are free form non hierarchical.…
- What are WordPress custom post types and taxonomies
- Creating and testing the plugin
- Creating posts with custom post types
- Building basic custom taxonomies
- Creating custom post type templates
- Including custom post types in the front page index
Skill Level Advanced
Q: This course was updated on 06/22/2017. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover the Custom Post Type UI plugin; creating custom taxonomies; exporting and importing custom post types, taxonomies, and settings; and making custom post types and custom taxonomies available from the REST API.
1. Understanding Custom Post Types and Taxonomies
2. Creating a Plugin for Custom Post Types and Taxonomies
3. Creating Custom Post Types
4. Creating Custom Taxonomies
5. Creating Custom Post Type Templates
6. Working with Custom Post Types and Taxonomies
7. Going Further with Custom Post Types
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8. Tying Custom Post Types and Taxonomies to a theme
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