[wp-hackers] How can I filter on post count for categories?
autremonde75 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 06:12:05 GMT 2009
The answer is yes and no :)
Yes because this is a great idea to have a separate taxonomy for tickets to
No because I'd like to keep the system as "simple" as possible. So I think
that keeping the posts together with the tickets it the best way. If I
introduce a customer taxonomy, you can imagine the impact on the theme and
also the plugin development. It will be released after windows 42 if I do
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joost de Valk" <joost at yoast.com>
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Sent: Thursday, June 04, 2009 12:33 AM
Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] How can I filter on post count for categories?
> Arent you looking for custom taxonomies? :)
> L'Autre Monde wrote:
>> To be clear, I am currently developping a ticket system based on
>> So I created a custom type "ticket". I have customized the admin to
>> this new type and duplicated the post editor with some restrictions.
>> The idea behind that is that I wanted to keep wordpress built-in features
>> I didn't want to tweak the post editor. So I added another menu from
>> with the same functionnalities as the post editor with custom fields.
>> Now that my admin I/F looks ok, I need to be able to bring the tickets
>> the posts together on the front end. It works pretty well with some
>> on the wp_query however I am stuck on this category counter ;)
>> I will try the suggestion from Austin, thanks ;)
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Mike Schinkel"
>> <mikeschinkel at newclarity.net>
>> To: <wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com>
>> Sent: Wednesday, June 03, 2009 7:56 PM
>> Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] How can I filter on post count for categories?
>>> While I haven't drilled down yet to do this I think custom post types
>>> could be a really important addition to WP either as a plugin or better
>>> yet to core. As there are so many assumptions in WordPress that assume
>>> "post" that doing as a plugin will be an uphill battle which is why it
>>> would really need to be in core. If not in core too many other plugins
>>> won't support the notion of custom post types.
>>> I have a plugin I'm using for custom URLs that would fits well with
>>> custom post types. It's not yet ready to be released because it doesn't
>>> yet have an admin console interface and also because it still has a lot
>>> of areas where it is not robust but I have been using it with the More
>>> Fields plugin which gives kind of a psuedo-custom post types
>>> Anyway, the reason I email is to ask why not use More Fields because it
>>> works albeit not using wp_posts->post_type but instead wp_postmeta-
>>> >option_name="mf_post_type", and also to see how many other people
>>> are interested in a custom post types in core?
>>> -Mike Schinkel
>>> WordPress Custom Plugins
>>> On Jun 3, 2009, at 1:16 PM, L'Autre Monde wrote:
>>>> I am currently writing a plugin which creates a custom post type. When
>>>> the category list widget is displayed, the number of posts per
>>>> categories only includes the posts with a post type of "post". Also,
>>>> if a category only has the customer post type, it isn't listed as it
>>>> is seen as an empty one.
>>>> I have tried to filter on the get_category and list_cats to modify the
>>>> category->count for the category but it doesn't work :(
>>>> Any idea for this please? :)
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