[wp-hackers] Category/Tag/Taxonomy Meta Data

Dion Hulse (dd32) wordpress at dd32.id.au
Tue Jun 1 04:55:21 UTC 2010

At present there is no Term metadata available in Core WP. A number of
plugins I've run accross store the metadata as a serialised string inside
the Description element for the term, A few others create their own metadata

There is a Trac ticket for adding Taxonomy Metadata:

On 1 June 2010 09:10, Mike Schinkel <mikeschinkel at newclarity.net> wrote:

> On May 31, 2010, at 6:25 PM, Glenn Ansley wrote:
> > The best solution would be a new table called wp_taxonomymeta ;)
> On May 31, 2010, at 6:35 PM, The WordPress Web Warlock wrote:
> > I'd say that the taxonomymeta which Glenn Ansley mentions, and
> wp_object_relationships_meta would be really sweet tables too :)
> I fall back to the idea of deprecating wp_term_taxonomy and replacing with
> wp_post->post_type="term_taxonomy."  That would provide term-meta as well as
> other things, "for free." But I digress...
> -Mike
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