[wp-hackers] Building advanced taxonomy urls
halukkaramete at gmail.com
Sun Dec 4 05:58:40 UTC 2016
What does it take to make this general querying format work?
This URL is expected to get the posts meeting the following criteria:
* the post matches term-x under tax-1
* the post also matches term-y under tax-2
where tax-1 or tax-2 in the URL could perfectly be a built-in taxonomy
*such as "category" or "post_tag"*.
Is that even possible?
Based on my environment, a URL query formulated as above redirects to a
random post. But if I were to add "*category_name*" parameter in the URL,
then it does not do that redirect. *(I know that that is because WordPress
has special rules when it sees the string "*category_name*" as part of the
So while this works
This does not:
This may be good enough for many situations, but it does force the posts to
be classified under a specific category (which means that the taxonomy
"category" must always be part of the deal and you must always use
"category_name" in the URL. )
Am I getting this wrong? Is there a way to generalize the URLs by simply
concatenating taxonomy=term pieces without using the "category_name" in
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