Custom Taxonomy Queries

On a recent project with Department Three I needed to use a Custom Post Type and Custom Taxonomies to organize some of the content. So, the taxonomy was Directors and the custom post type was Videos.

From those I needed to use the taxonomy page to query videos for that specific director. I thought it would be pretty straightforward, but wasn’t quite.

So, I solicited some help, and this is how you do it.

$director_slug = get_query_var('term'); /* Set $director_slug */
$wp_query = new WP_Query("director=" . $director_slug);

/* OR */

query_posts(array('director' => $director_slug));

/* Where 'director' is the slug for the custom taxonomy you
created and $director_slug is the slug for the specific
director you're querying */

Thanks @cgrymala and @jaykz52 for the help.

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