WordPress Query Multiple Taxonomies

June 29, 2011


This example is for an employee directory. We created a custom post type called "employee". For that custom post type we created two custom taxonomies - "type" and "department".

Lets say we want to find employees in the technology department that are programmers.

    'post_type' => 'employee', 
    'post_status' => 'publish', 
    'posts_per_page' => -1, 
    'caller_get_posts' => 1, 
    'order' => 'ASC', 
    'orderby' => 'title', 
    'type' => 'programmer', 
    'department' => 'technology' 
query_posts( $args ); 
// loop it

Hopefully this helps if you are looking to query multiple custom taxonomies from custom post types in WordPress. Have questions? Let us know in the comments!

Subscribe to my mailing list