Add/Edit Taxonomies

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 Settings

General Settings

  • 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

Advanced Options

  • 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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