Taxonomy Terms

Basics

The Taxonomy Terms block allows you to specify the origin of the taxonomies you want to display.

If you are working on a template or a template part and have set to source to current, make sure to enable "dynamic preview" bu clicking the icon in the top menu.

Add
  1. Click on the βž• ​​icon to open the Inserter Panel

If you want to add a repeater inside a parent block:

  1. Open the Quick Insert panel in the parent block

Taxonomy Terms Placeholder

When you add a taxonomy terms block, a placeholder will open with "Taxonomy Terms source not set".

This means that you need to set your taxonomy terms in the Source tab of the Primary tab.

Click "+ Select Source" which will take you to the Primary tab and open up the Source dropdown. Choose between Current and Custom.

With the taxonomy terms block selected, you can set up the the styling of your block, such as source, layout, colours.

Source

You can choose between Current and Custom source properties.

Current Allows you to inherit the current taxonomies and terms that belong to the specific query.

Custom Gives you a choice of Post Types and Taxonomies allowing you complete freedom in showing the taxonomies and terms you want. When a custom source is selected, you are able to sort the taxonomies and terms by order and direction, while also being able to hide empty taxonomies if needed.

Modify
  1. Open the Block Inspector

  2. Navigate to the Primary tab

  3. Find the Source Property

  4. Select the desired Source

Current Source

Allows you to inherit the current taxonomies and terms that belong to the specific query.

Number

Allows you to choose how many taxonomy terms you wish to appear.

Custom Source

Gives you a choice of Post Types and Taxonomies allowing you complete freedom in showing the taxonomies and terms you want. When a custom source is selected, you are able to sort the taxonomies and terms by order and direction, while also being able to hide empty taxonomies if needed.

Post Type

Allows you to choose the type of post you want to include inside the taxonomy and terms block, such as Posts.

Modify
  1. Open the Block Inspector

  2. Navigate to the Primary tab

  3. Find the Post Type property

  4. Select the desired post types

Taxonomies

Only the taxonomies and terms from the chosen post types will appear.

Allows you to select the taxonomies you want to include.

Select
  1. Open the Block Inspector

  2. Navigate to the Primary tab

  3. Find the Taxonomies property

  4. Select the desired taxonomy or term

Exclude

You can exclude a single or multiple taxonomies and terms.

Allows you to exclude the taxonomies and terms you don't want to appear. This may include Categories, Tags, Navigation Menus, or specific posts or elements.

Modify
  1. Open the Block Inspector

  2. Navigate to the Primary tab

  3. Find the Exclude property

  4. Select the taxonomies or terms to exclude

Order By

Allows you to choose how to order the custom taxonomies you want to include, ID

Order By

ID

Author

Title

Name

Date

Modified

Parent

Random

Comment count

Relevance

Modify
  1. Open the Block Inspector

  2. Navigate to the Primary tab

  3. Find the Taxonomies property

  4. Select the desired order by

Direction

Allows you to choose the direction of the custom taxonomies you want to include such as unset, ascending, descending.

Select
  1. Open the Block Inspector

  2. Navigate to the Primary tab

  3. Find the Direction property

  4. Select the direction to apply to your taxonomies (unset, ascending, descending)

Number

Allows you to specify the number of terms you want to display.

Modify
  1. Open the Block Inspector

  2. Navigate to the Primary tab

  3. Find the Number property

  4. Enter your desired value

Hide Empty

Allows you to hide empty taxonomies.

Enable/Disable
  1. Open the Block Inspector

  2. Navigate to the Primary tab

  3. Find the Hide Empty property

  4. Toggle the Hide Empty property

Exclude Current

The Exclude Current property allows you to exclude the current taxonomy.

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