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[resolved] Making custom posts work with categories? (5 posts)

  1. spectrus
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hello,

    Just installed the plugin, trying to play around with it. One thing: can't get the custom posts to show up under categories.

    I create a custom post type, say Activities. And I want to categorize different activities with WordPress categories. Can I do that? I tried checking the "Categories" option under "Built-in Taxonomies", and then categorizing an Activity, but it does not show up under that category, only the standard posts do.

    What am I doing wrong? Is it even possible? Or do I need to edit category.php?

  2. Ingenius Dastard
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Looking for same functionality on a different plugin. Still, having the same problem: I have a FAQ custom post type and I want different categories. However the custom post type doesn't show posts under different categories I have setup.

    If anyone knows how to fix this, it would be very helpful.

    Thanks!

  3. andydlf
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I have the same problem boys. I've contacted the developer from his own blog. I hope he replies soon

  4. andydlf
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    ok after giving it some thought, I think it's because the 'categories' and 'tags' that come with the plugin as default are actually to be treated as custom taxonomies :) which is unfortunate but also makes sense.

    This works: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/custom-posts-type-with-custom-taxonomy-wp_query-1?replies=34

  5. andydlf
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #


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