[wp-hackers] Custom Post - implementation specifics

James Collins james at om4.com.au
Thu Dec 3 22:36:24 UTC 2009


I suggest you check out this existing trac ticket on hierarchical custom
taxonomies: http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/10122

It doesn't look like it'll make it into 2.9 though.


James Collins

OM4 - Website Design and Development
OM4.com.au | OM4Tourism.com

2009/12/4 Doug Stewart <zamoose at gmail.com>

> My one HUGE request:
> * Hierarchies for custom post types/taxonomies. (Slap me if I'm mixing
> my metaphors and have the notion of custom post types all
> whopperjawed...)
> As of right now, if you register a custom taxonomy and want automatic
> buy-in from WP's administrative interface, you HAVE to make it a flat
> taxonomy. Hierarchical ones simply fail to register and no amount of
> prodding seems to work.
> I'd like to have the ability to have a single "ancestor" post with an
> arbitrary number of related child and grandchild and great-grandchild
> (et cetera) posts each with the potential to be another unique type.
> So, for instance, in a simplistic use case, if I were to create a
> "magazine" using WordPress, I could create "issues", each of which
> could have "articles".  In a bit more complex of a metaphor, I could
> have a daily "newspaper" with "issues", each of which had a "section"
> that then proceeded to have "articles".
> Am I making sense here?
> --
> -Doug
> @zamoose
> http://literalbarrage.org/blog/
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