[wp-hackers] Customizing the view of custom taxonomies

Joel Fisher joelfisher at gmail.com
Sun Aug 1 03:28:18 UTC 2010

Magic Fields is a good one to look into.


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On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 11:11 PM, scribu <scribu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 1, 2010 at 5:46 AM, Scott Bressler <sbressler at gmail.com> wrote:
>> How much can the view for adding and editing custom taxonomies be
>> customized? I want to customize the display to show a dropdown of datetime,
>> plaintext, location, or WP user, and serialize this information into the
>> description field for the term. Can this be done with the custom taxonomy
>> API and ability to customize its UI, or do I need to bake my own UI
>> entirely
>> from scratch?
> You will have to make a new metabox for your custom taxonomy.
> There are currently several great plugins that allow you to customize the UI
> for custom fields.
> A long term solution would be to take one of those plugins and adapt it to
> work with custom taxonomies instead.
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