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WordPress taxonomies: Taking tags to the next level

Bookmarked =>”A Guide to WordPress Custom Taxonomy” by John Gadbois onSixRevisions.com.

http://sixrevisions.com/wordpress/taxonomy/

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Nice work John. Thanks. Mind if I add a few things?

– Maybe it was just me but I found WP’s support for taxonomies a bit overstated. Mainly the built in functions seem to be pretty limited in capabilities and parameters. To get what I needed I had to do some homegrown hacking.

– The biz need I had to satisfy was closer to uber-tags than taxonomy buckets. From this project I developed a couple custom functions that make it easier to work with taxonomies. I don’t mean to link-drop but for anyone who might be interested I’ve shared those functions at:

http://www.chiefalchemist.com/customize-wordpress-taxonomy-functions-the-remix/

In fact, this site is the site I used the taxonomies on. Yes, it’s “ambitious” if not daring in it’s approach. It would have been impossible without taxonomies.

Finally, FWIW, I also used Yoast’s taxonomies plug-in (but did have some issues with it, which are also documented somewhere on my site.)

Cheers!

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