[wp-hackers] Manage hierarchical taxonomies

Ryan Boren ryan at boren.nu
Mon Sep 21 18:39:04 UTC 2009

On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 3:38 AM, Dion Hulse (dd32) <wordpress at dd32.id.au> wrote:
> Not at present.
> I have been working on it, But its been dead since i've not had a chance to
> do anything.. I think i'll post my work onto trac at some point in the near
> future and see if anyone else can take it on..
> On Mon, 21 Sep 2009 18:35:28 +1000, Malaiac <malaiac at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have created a new hierarchical CTaxo, 'places' (regions and
>> departements, in France, like Bretagne > Côtes d'Armor, or Ile de
>> France > Paris).
>> The page wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=places works ok (it doesn't
>> appear automatically though, despite 2.8 promises ?) but works like a
>> post_tag edit page : children and parents do not appear as such, but
>> as a flat taxonomy.
>> Q : Is there a way to manage _hierarchical_ custom taxonomies without
>> recreating the whole wp-admin/categories.php ?
>> Yes, I have tried wp-admin/categories.php?taxonomy=places, without succes.

This ticket has a big patch that handles showing meta boxes for
hierarchical taxonomies on the post edit page.  I don't recall any
patches that add custom taxonomy support to categories.php, however.


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