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The power of taxonomies for better websites [EN] - Ralf Wiechers

The power of taxonomies for better websites [EN] - Ralf Wiechers

WordCamp Athens 2019

Great websites are made of great content. Over time more and more posts, pages and other content types are added to the website. Making it harder and harder to manually connect one content part with other relevant related details.

WordPress for a very long time is providing a very stable system to connect posts to topics. This topics create matching webpages or even content if done right.

Learn with Ralf what taxonomies are and how you can use them to create richer webpages that autoupdate related content.

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  1. Ralf Wiechers @drivingralle WordCamp Athens // 18. May 2019 The

    power of Taxonomies for better Websites
  2. Hello Athens! Καλησπέρα

  3. Ralf Wiechers @drivingralle

  4. NomadLife since 2014

  5. Remote & CoWorking for the win

  6. WordPress Consultant Cross Media Cloud Chief Technology Officer HomeSweetHome.Travel

  7. Professional WordPress since 2010

  8. Easy-of-use Plugins Themes Taxonomies Post Types I18n Ecosystem Community WP

    Super Powers
  9. Taxonomies

  10. τάξις, taxis Order Arrangement

  11. Grouping Classification Taxonomy

  12. Grouping of Website Content

  13. Blogposts Products Team-Member Grouping of

  14. Local news Product Niche Team Groups of

  15. Categories Post Tags

  16. None
  17. None
  18. one Term one Group

  19. n Items one Term

  20. Categories Work Hobby Family Taxonomy Terms

  21. a Connection a Detail a Term

  22. Price Author Publisher ... Book Review

  23. Taxonomy Metadata

  24. Author Publisher Genre Shared details

  25. Price Page count Sold edition Individual details

  26. Filter by Sort by Taxonomy Metadata

  27. Taxonomies are Groups of items with a shared detail

  28. Taxonomies in WordPress

  29. Categories Version 1.0 // 2004

  30. Post Tags Custom Taxonomies Version 2.3 // 2007

  31. Custom Menu Some Improvements Custom Post-Types Version 3.0 // 2010

  32. Term split Nerd stuff ; ) Version 4.2 // 2015

  33. Custom Menu wait wait!?

  34. Public true false

  35. Categories Post Tags Post Formats public

  36. [...]/category/{term} [...]/tag/{term} [...]/type/{term} is_archive

  37. nav_menu link_category privat/ hidden/ none-public

  38. Internal details Technical helper Advanced use-cases privat/ hidden/ none-public

  39. Coding required privat/ hidden/ none-public

  40. Categories Post Tags

  41. hierarchical: true Child-Terms

  42. Categories Work Hobby |- Gardening |- 3D-Printing Family Taxonomy Terms

  43. n Post Types one Taxonomy

  44. Departments Retail Research Production Team Member Taxonomy Terms Post-Types

  45. Departments Retail Research Production Team Member Blogposts Jobs Taxonomy Terms

    Post-Types
  46. public vs. hidden hierarchical vs. flat n Post Types Taxonomies

  47. Speed Robustness Expandability Benefits

  48. Nice theory!

  49. Rank your Archives SEO Hack

  50. add a description

  51. None
  52. None
  53. More content. More fun. CMS

  54. Change once. Update everywhere.

  55. Power to the content people!

  56. Archives are Landingpages

  57. Entrypoint about a Topic

  58. Jobs Blogposts Team-Member Retail related

  59. MENU A Company Website Topic: Retail Aliquam tincidunt mauris eu

    risus Read more Vivamus vestibulum ntulla nec ante Read more
  60. MENU A Company Website Topic: Retail Aliquam tincidunt mauris eu

    risus Read more Vivamus vestibulum ntulla nec ante Read more Blog- Sidebar
  61. MENU A Company Website Topic: Retail Aliquam tincidunt mauris eu

    risus Read more Vivamus vestibulum ntulla nec ante Read more Topic- Sidebar: Retail
  62. MENU A Company Website Topic: Retail Our Retail Team Shop-Finder

    Love Retail? We are hiring! Aliquam tincidunt mauris eu risus Read more Vivamus vestibulum ntulla nec ante Read more
  63. MENU A Company Website Topic: Retail Topic-Ad: Retail Topic-Top: Retail

    Topic-Bottom: Retail Aliquam tincidunt mauris eu risus Read more Vivamus vestibulum ntulla nec ante Read more
  64. Templates taxonomy-{taxonomy}-{term}.php taxonomy-{taxonomy}.php taxonomy.php

  65. Widgets Sidebars Customizer

  66. Teamwork Make a concept

  67. Do it early.

  68. 3 Product Categories 930 Bookable Items 17 Custom Taxonomies Home

    Sweet Home
  69. Region Feature Travel Type ... 17 Taxonomies

  70. Filter your dream

  71. 4 Details 1 Click

  72. Country Island Region Municipality Hierarchical

  73. hsh_get_country hsh_get_island hsh_get_region hsh_get_sub_region Getter

  74. None
  75. Single view Checkout E-Mails Same Same

  76. Widgets everywhere

  77. But Gutenberg

  78. One day! Not yet.

  79. Backend UI

  80. Backend UI Templates WP_Query Use WP Core

  81. Plugin Developer Handbook Read more

  82. Start grouping your content! Now you!

  83. Questions? What ... ? Can ... ? Do ... ?

    @drivingralle
  84. Thank you! Ralf Wiechers @drivingralle Cross Media Cloud HSH Stay