Category and Taxonomy Meta Fields


Plugin to add custom meta fields within built in and custom taxonomies. Simply add the desired fields by going through WP-admin -> Settings ->Taxonomy Meta .

you can add following fields with category/taxonomy

  • Image.
  • Input Text.
  • Textarea.
  • Checkbox.


  • Very simple in use
  • Can be customized easily.


  • Settings page where you can add the custom fields
  • Example of the custom fields under the general category fields


  • Unzip into your /wp-content/plugins/ directory. If you’re uploading it make sure to upload
    the top-level folder. Don’t just upload all the php files and put them in /wp-content/plugins/.
  • Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  • Go to your WP-admin ->Settings menu a new “Taxonomy Meta” page is created.
  • Go to your WP-admin ->Settings ->Taxonomy Meta displayed in the category modification form with the meta you configured.
  • You can use the below function into your templates to retrieve all meta using ‘category id’:
if (function_exists('get_all_wp_terms_meta'))
   $arrayMetaList = get_all_wp_terms_meta($category_id);
   //where $category_id is category/term id

// array all meta fields for category/term

  • you can use the below function into your templates to retrieve any particular meta using ‘category id’ and ‘meta key’:
if (function_exists('wp_get_terms_meta'))
  $MetaValue = wp_get_terms_meta($category_id, $meta_key ,true); 
  //where $category_id is 'category/term id' and $meta_key is 'meta key'

//meta value for meta key $meta_key
echo $metaValue; 


  1. No technical skills needed.


April 6, 2018
This plugin has proven to be very useful for me, and when I had issues with implementation in my custom theme, I reached out to Aftab, the author, for help. He was kind enough to get back to me promptly and on top of that, he pointed out my error! Thanks, Aftab.
August 9, 2017
Hi there, - In wp-taxonomy-meta-scripts.js line 37 missing "enable" variable definition - In wp-taxonomy-meta.php file: missing right php definition - should be <?php
March 6, 2017
It's working, but WYSIWYG editor cant't work properly.
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Contributors & Developers

“Category and Taxonomy Meta Fields” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



This is first version no known errors found