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[resolved] How do you initiate cutom post type support? (3 posts)

  1. Jamil Jonna
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hello,

    I am still not able to get archive pages to work for custom post types. In fact, there isn't any menu at all for co-authors plus in my installation, since updating to 2.51. I use the "Custom Post-Types" plugin to add my custom post types and I've made certain that "authors" are supported. If I must also use the taxonomy created by Coauthors, how do I do so? Here is my current code:

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    Thanks

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/co-authors-plus/

  2. Jamil Jonna
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I should explain something further: I didn't need the recent update to add my coauthors because I was able to do so even before the 2.51 update.

    Does this mean I need to re-add them or something? Please advise.

  3. Jamil Jonna
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    If anyone else is having this problem, read this post on how to ensure that author archives work for custom post types. Here is the code:

    `add_filter('request', 'add_pagination_to_author_page_query_string');

    function add_pagination_to_author_page_query_string($query_string){

    if (isset($query_string['author_name'])) $query_string['post_type'] = array('post','commentary', 'news');

    return $query_string;
    }`

    Where "commentary" and "news" are my custom post types. It is odd to me that when registering the taxonomy, including "author" didn't take care of this from the get.

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