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Display Taxonomy Terms in an Unordered List

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You may have registered taxonomies for a custom post type. These taxonomies can be displayed in an unordered list in WordPress template pages.

Instructions: Add the following code to a template file of your WordPress theme where you want to display taxonomy terms in unordered list.

		<?php
			$terms = get_the_term_list( $post->ID, 'TAXONOMY_NAME',',',',','');
			$terms = explode(',',$terms);

			echo '<ul>';
				for($i = 0;$i<sizeof($terms);$i++){ ?>
					<li><? echo $terms[$i]; ?></li>
				<? }
			echo '</ul>';
		?>

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  1. Philippe Spicher January 4, 2019 at 5:59 pm

    thanks for the code – useful. Is there any way to display not only the terms, but the related images, in a grid?

  2. You can actually accomplish this with far less code. get_the_term_list() allows for before and afters and wraps to be set as parameters, so you could accomplish the same thing using one line of code, e.g.:

    &lt;?php echo get_the_term_list( $post-&gt;ID, 'TAXONOMY_NAME', '&lt;ul&gt;&lt;li&gt;','&lt;/li&gt;&lt;li&gt;','&lt;/li&gt;&lt;/ul&gt;'); ?&gt;
    1. you are right, good call Drew, Ill updated the post with the new version.

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