[wp-hackers] Display tag admin box like categories, without hierarchy

John Blackbourn johnbillion+wp at gmail.com
Wed Apr 4 15:34:38 UTC 2012

On 4 April 2012 15:58, Tom Barrett <tcbarrett at gmail.com> wrote:
> "I want to register a custom taxonomy, without hierarchy, but have the
> back-end work like categories do and not like tags.
> That is I want the (tags) to be listed with checkboxes by them (like
> categories are), but I don't want hierarchical children available.
> Is there a nice way to do this?"

It's easy enough. You just need to remove the default meta box and
then add your own one which uses wp_terms_checklist() to output the

I've pasted a code example here: http://pastebin.com/MswB57Fn


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