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Add Custom Post Types to Archives Page

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Archive pages have posts from your WordPress blog according to respective dates. You can also add custom post types to archive pages with their publishing time.

Instructions: Add the following code to the functions.php file of your WordPress theme.

function add_custom_types_archive( $query ) {
if( is_category() || is_tag() && empty( $query->query_vars['suppress_filters'] ) ) {
$query->set( 'post_type', array(
 'post', 'your-custom-post-type-here'
            ));
      return $query;
    }
}
add_filter( 'pre_get_posts', 'add_custom_types_archive' );

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  1. Gave this a try – I’m using Custom Post Types UI with Design Chemical Mega Menu in WP 3.2.1 – the CPT’s do get displayed, but:
    -some images do not display on welcome page
    -menu disappears/goes blank
    -all CPTs get included in recent posts
      
    Any thoughts on how to make this work…?
     
    Thanks in advance

    1. Add this as an additional post type –  ‘nav_menu_item’

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