Written by the Divi Engine Documentation Team
Follow these steps to learn about Taxonomies.
Step 1: Add Custom Taxonomies
Make your way to Divi Engine > Add/Edit Taxonomies and add a New Taxonomy.
Step 2: Edit Your Taxonomy
Enter in a name for your Taxonomy and Divi Machine will auto-populate the rest for you. For more information on each setting please scroll down to the bottom of this page.
- Taxonomy Slug: Slugs should only contain alphanumeric, latin characters. Underscores should be used in place of spaces.
- Name (Plural): Used for the taxonomy admin menu item.
- Name (Single): Used when a singular label is needed.
- Attach to Post Type: Choose which post or custom post you want to attach it to.
Define the labels for the custom taxonomy
- Public: Whether a taxonomy is intended for use publicly either via the admin interface or by front-end users.
- Public Queryable: Whether or not the taxonomy should be publicly queryable.
- Hierarchical: Whether the taxonomy can have parent-child relationships.
- Show UI: Whether to generate a default UI for managing this custom taxonomy.
- Show In Menu: Whether to show the taxonomy in the admin menu.
- Show In Nav Menus: Whether to make the taxonomy available for selection in navigation menus. (Appearance > Menu)
- Rewrite: Whether or not WordPress should use rewrites for this taxonomy.
- Custom Rewrite String: Custom taxonomy rewrites slug.
- Rewrite With Front: Should the permastructure be prepended with the front base.
- Rewrite Hierarchical: Should the permastructure allow hierarchical URLs.
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