How To Use Custom Taxonomies with Pods & GeneratePress

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Things you will need:
Pods
GeneratePress

Things you may want (to extend this concept):
Elementor
PopUp Maker
WPFront Notification Bar

Skill Level:
Intermediate

The Code You Need:


Introduction:

So for this tutorial I assume you are wondering how to use custom taxonomies to show specific content on individual posts (or pages) or assign a custom taxonomy to something like a pop up plugin.  Below you will find details on these topics and methods to make it all happen.


Creating Custom Taxonomies with Pods

Step 1: Download and install Pods 🙂 get it here.

Step 2: Create a new custom taxonomy.  In this example create “Navigation Layer(s)” as the taxonomy.

Step 3: Create a child taxonomy named “Welcome Header”.


Using GeneratePress’s Hooks

Step 1: Download and install GeneratePress 🙂 get it here.

Step 2: Go to “After Header” hook and insert this code:

*Note: The use of custom taxonomies and theme hooks will work with other themes which have available front-end areas to hook into.


Creating A New Post & Assigning The Taxonomy

Step 1: Create new page (or post/custom-post-type).

Step 2: Select the new custom taxonomy created.  Select “Welcome Header”.

Step 3: Update the page and see the content displayed in GeneratePress’s “After Header” hook area.


Ideas Using Conditional Content

Pop Ups

Banners/Notification Bars

Category Titles


Short Codes & Hooks

Elementor

WooCommerce


Hooks vs Widget Visibility

 


Conclusion….

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