I’m doing a site for a wine importer. The wines have many custom taxonomies (type of wine, import/domestic, etc.)
When adding a wine, the taxonomies show up in the right column but not the way I’d like. The default is a form input field with a link under that says: “Choose from most used taxonomyname“
I’d like the taxonomies to show up as a checklist. Or at least with the clickable tag cloud to default to open.
The point here is I’d like to save my client from having to click to create a tag cloud every time.
Any way to do this? Thanks,
The default UI view for a hierarchical custom taxonomy is a series of checkboxes. It sounds like wine taxonomies have a one to many relationship so you should be set.
If you are registering your taxonomy using PHP add hierarchical => true to your configuration options.
register_taxonomy( ‘xxx’, ‘post’, array( … ‘hierarchical’ => true , …) ); } ?>
If you are using a plugin there should be an option to set a taxonomy to hierarchical.