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Custom Cat


Custom Cat plugin will helps to assign taxonomies terms easier than before. You will no longer need to scroll through list of taxonomy terms.

  • A searchable list for assigning terms(e.g. Categories).
  • Create new terms(e.g. Categories) if no results found.
  • Supports any type taxonomies.
  • Hide default Category meta box
  • Allow only one taxonomy term


  • Newly added custom-cat meta box


  1. Upload ‘custom-cat’ to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Click on any post editing page to start using Custom Cat.

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  • Setting page
  • Hide default category meta box (as an optional setting)
  • Allow only one taxonomy term (as an optional setting)


  • Added more validation


  • Custom Cat