[wp-hackers] Custom Taxonomies for Pages

Dion Hulse (dd32) wordpress at dd32.id.au
Sun Aug 30 21:59:17 UTC 2009

On Sun, 30 Aug 2009 23:43:30 +1000, scribu <scribu at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 3:35 PM, Jason <jason at findingsimple.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I am trying to get a custom taxonomy tag panel on the "Edit Page" page  
>> in
>> the dashboard - just like the regular tags panel for the "edit posts"  
>> page
>> except for a custom taxonomy.
>> My understanding is that WP does not do all the automatic stuff for  
>> custom
>> taxonomies relating to pages at the moment.
>> So what I have done is an add an additional meta box and told it to  
>> display
>> a tweaked version of the core add tag panel but I can't seem to get it  
>> to
>> make the ajax (?) calls to populate it properly/edit the tags properly.  
>> Do
>> I
>> need to add some extra java to the "Edit Page" page or something?
>> Thoughts, suggestions, help?
>> You can view the functions I am using
>> here.<http://findingsimple.com/dev/tax.txt>
> Firstly, the tags are not populated by AJAX. They are saved when the  
> post is
> saved.
> So you will need to add a hook somewhere to save the page tags.
> There is some javascript that "enhances" the tag box. To add it, add the
> following line to the 'admin_enqueue_scripts' action:
> wp_enqueue_script('post');

That'll only work for the post_tag taxonomy however. I've been working on  
converting everything to handle custom taxonomies better.. but.. not sure   
when there'll be a working patch available :)

Dion Hulse
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