halukkaramete at gmail.com
Mon Apr 1 13:40:55 UTC 2013
Term meta has been argued a lot.
Tom, Could you send me the link whe the dicussion takes place?.
Is it this http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/10142 ? This one looks
like taxonomy meta though.
On Sat, Mar 30, 2013 at 12:17 PM, Tom Barrett <tcbarrett at gmail.com> wrote:
> Term meta has been argued a lot. So I'm not adding to that.
> I would use posts to posts plugin.
> // Sent by Nexus
> On 30 Mar 2013 18:51, "Haluk Karamete" <halukkaramete at gmail.com> wrote:
> > two questions...
> > What is the ETA on term_meta?
> > and what would you recommend for the time being for this need?
> > What I need to is the following;
> > for each taxonomy_term, I'd like to have brief description, detailed
> > description, a representative image ref, type ( such as it's a place/ or
> > people or event or a concept etc and depending on which ever type it is
> > some more properties such as if it's a place, is that a geographical
> > location, school, landmark, etc and if it was of the type of people, is
> > that a politician, athlete etc etc...
> > What's the best way to handle this need.
> > One idea is to copy a post_meta table and the API's that deal with that a
> > put together something that mimics similar functionality, similar API
> > names. But I think someone might have already done that.
> > Another idea is to create an internal CPT called "term_taxonomies", and
> > create a post for each and every term created under the post_tags. ( I
> > a controlled tag library so the tags do not grow wild ).
> > This way, I plan on doing things like when the user is on say,
> > /tag/istanbul
> > do a look up on the slug "istanbul" to locate the corresponding CPT entry
> > and read the image, description, type info and display things with it.
> > of like what google has started doing as demonstrated on this URL.
> > Of course, I would like to get links on that zone such as istanbul
> > landmarks, schools, as clickable links.
> > What's your take on this? How would you pull this off with the current
> > state of WP?
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