'Video Content', 'pages' => array('page'), 'context' => 'normal', 'priority' => 'high', 'only_on' => array( 'template' => array( 'video-page-template.php' ), ), 'fields' => array( array( 'name' => 'video column 1', 'id' => $prefix . 'videocol1', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the video content (embed code from youtube)' ), array( 'name' => 'video column 1 description', 'id' => $prefix . 'videocoldesc1', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the video content (embed code from youtube)' ), array( 'name' => 'video column 2', 'id' => $prefix . 'videocol1', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the video content (embed code from youtube)' ), array( 'name' => 'video column 2 description', 'id' => $prefix . 'videocoldesc1', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the video content (embed code from youtube)' ), array( 'name' => 'video column 3', 'id' => $prefix . 'videocol1', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the video content (embed code from youtube)' ), array( 'name' => 'video column 3 description', 'id' => $prefix . 'videocoldesc1', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the video content (embed code from youtube)' ), array( 'name' => 'video column 4', 'id' => $prefix . 'videocol1', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the video content (embed code from youtube)' ), array( 'name' => 'video column 4 description', 'id' => $prefix . 'videocoldesc1', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the video content (embed code from youtube)' ), ) ); //meta stuffs $meta_boxes[] = array( 'title' => 'Link URL', 'pages' => array('boxouts','page-furniture'), 'context' => 'normal', 'priority' => 'high', 'fields' => array( array( 'name' => 'video column 1', 'id' => $prefix . 'videocol1', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the video content (embed code from youtube)' ), array( 'name' => 'video column 1 description', 'id' => $prefix . 'videocoldesc1', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the video content (embed code from youtube)' ), array( 'name' => 'video column 2', 'id' => $prefix . 'videocol1', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the video content (embed code from youtube)' ), array( 'name' => 'video column 2 description', 'id' => $prefix . 'videocoldesc1', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the video content (embed code from youtube)' ), array( 'name' => 'video column 3', 'id' => $prefix . 'videocol1', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the video content (embed code from youtube)' ), array( 'name' => 'video column 3 description', 'id' => $prefix . 'videocoldesc1', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the video content (embed code from youtube)' ), array( 'name' => 'video column 4', 'id' => $prefix . 'videocol1', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the video content (embed code from youtube)' ), array( 'name' => 'video column 4 description', 'id' => $prefix . 'videocoldesc1', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the video content (embed code from youtube)' ), ) ); //meta stuffs $meta_boxes[] = array( 'title' => 'Playlists', 'pages' => array('videochannels'), 'context' => 'normal', 'priority' => 'high', 'fields' => array( array( 'name' => 'playlist code', 'id' => $prefix . 'playlist', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the playlist code' ), ) ); //meta stuffs $meta_boxes[] = array( 'title' => 'Extra Content', 'pages' => array('page','apprentices','employers','aboutus','videochannels','learning-resources'), 'context' => 'normal', 'priority' => 'high', 'fields' => array( array( 'name' => 'anchor1header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor1header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor1', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor1', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor2header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor2header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor2', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor2', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor3header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor3header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor3', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor3', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor4header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor4header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor4', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor4', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor5header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor5header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor5', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor5', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor6header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor6header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor6', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor6', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor7header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor7header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor7', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor7', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor8header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor8header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor8', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor8', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor9header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor9header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor9', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor9', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor10header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor10header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor10', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor10', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor11header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor11header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor11', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor11', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor12header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor12header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor12', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor12', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor13header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor13header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor13', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor13', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor14header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor14header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor14', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor14', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor15header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor15header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor15', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor15', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor16header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor16header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor16', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor16', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor17header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor17header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor17', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor17', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor18header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor18header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor18', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor18', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor19header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor19header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor19', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor19', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor20header', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor20header', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Enter the sub menu title' ), array( 'name' => 'anchor20', 'id' => $prefix . 'anchor20', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Enter the content to be automatically scrolled to' ), ) ); // meta stuffs $meta_boxes[] = array( 'title' => 'Job Detail', 'pages' => array('jobs'), 'context' => 'normal', 'priority' => 'high', 'fields' => array( array( 'name' => 'Job ID', 'id' => $prefix . 'jobid', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Job ID' ), array( 'name' => 'Job Name', 'id' => $prefix . 'jobname', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Job Name' ), array( 'name' => 'Company Name', 'id' => $prefix . 'companyname', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Company Name' ), array( 'name' => 'Location', 'id' => $prefix . 'location', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Location' ), array( 'name' => 'City', 'id' => $prefix . 'city', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'City' ) ,array( 'name' => 'State', 'id' => $prefix . 'state', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'State' ) ,array( 'name' => 'Short Description', 'id' => $prefix . 'shortdescription', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Short Description' ) ,array( 'name' => 'Long Description', 'id' => $prefix . 'longtdescription', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Long Description' ) ,array( 'name' => 'Requirements', 'id' => $prefix . 'requirements', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Requirements' ) ,array( 'name' => 'Salary', 'id' => $prefix . 'salary', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Salary' ) ) ); // meta stuffs $meta_boxes[] = array( 'title' => 'Questions and Answers', 'pages' => array('faqs'), 'context' => 'normal', 'priority' => 'high', 'fields' => array( array( 'name' => 'Question', 'id' => $prefix . 'question', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Question' ), array( 'name' => 'Answer', 'id' => $prefix . 'answer', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Answer' ) ) ); // meta stuffs $meta_boxes[] = array( 'title' => 'Address Info', 'pages' => array('locations'), 'context' => 'normal', 'priority' => 'high', 'fields' => array( array( 'name' => 'Address', 'id' => $prefix . 'address', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Address' ), array( 'name' => 'Telephone', 'id' => $prefix . 'telephone', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Telephone' ), array( 'name' => 'Fax', 'id' => $prefix . 'fax', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'Fax' ) ,array( 'name' => 'Email', 'id' => $prefix . 'email', 'type' => 'email', 'desc' => 'Email' ) ) ); // meta stuffs $meta_boxes[] = array( 'title' => 'Video Info', 'pages' => array('videos'), 'context' => 'normal', 'priority' => 'high', 'fields' => array( array( 'name' => 'Video ID', 'id' => $prefix . 'videoid', 'type' => 'text', 'desc' => 'You Tube Video ID ie. G7z74BvLWUg' ), array( 'name' => 'Thumbnail Image', 'id' => $prefix . 'thumbnailimage', 'type' => 'image', 'desc' => 'Video Screenshot image - should be 220 x 120 pixels' ), array( 'name' => 'Video Description', 'id' => $prefix . 'videodescription', 'type' => 'wysiwyg', 'desc' => 'Video Description Text' ), ) ); function rw_register_meta_boxes() { global $meta_boxes; // Make sure there's no errors when the plugin is deactivated or during upgrade if ( !class_exists( 'RW_Meta_Box' ) ) return; foreach ( $meta_boxes as $meta_box ) { if(isset($meta_box['only_on']) && !rw_maybe_include($meta_box['only_on'])) continue; new RW_Meta_Box( $meta_box ); } } add_action( 'admin_init', 'rw_register_meta_boxes' ); /** * Check if meta boxes is included * * @return bool */ function rw_maybe_include($conditions) { // Include in back-end only if ( !defined( 'WP_ADMIN' ) || !WP_ADMIN ) return false; // Always include for ajax if ( defined( 'DOING_AJAX' ) && DOING_AJAX ) return true; if ( isset( $_GET['post'] ) ) $post_id = $_GET['post']; elseif ( isset( $_POST['post_ID'] ) ) $post_id = $_POST['post_ID']; else $post_id = false; $post_id = (int) $post_id; foreach($conditions as $cond => $v){ //catch non-arrays too if(!is_array($v)) $v = array($v); switch($cond){ case 'id': if ( in_array( $post_id, $v )) return true; break; case 'slug': $post = get_post($post_id); $post_slug = $post->post_name; if ( in_array( $post_slug, $v )) return true; break; case 'template': $template = get_post_meta( $post_id, '_wp_page_template', true ); if ( in_array( $template, $v ) ) return true; break; } } // If no condition matched return false; } _x('Quotations', 'post type general name'), 'singular_name' => _x('Quotation', 'post type singular name'), 'add_new' => _x('Add New', 'Quotation'), 'add_new_item' => __('Add New Quotation'), 'edit_item' => __('Edit Quotation'), 'new_item' => __('New Quotation'), 'view_item' => __('View Quotations'), 'search_items' => __('Search Quotations'), 'not_found' => __('No Quotations Found'), 'not_found_in_trash' => __('No Quotations found in Trash'), 'parent_item_colon' => '', 'menu_name' => 'Quotations', ); $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' => true, 'publicly_queryable' => true, 'show_ui' => true, 'show_in_menu' => true, 'show_in_nav_menus' => true, 'query_var' => true, 'rewrite' => Array('slug'=>'quotations'), 'capability_type' => 'post', 'has_archive' => false, 'hierarchical' => true, 'menu_position' => 39, 'supports' => array('title','editor', 'excerpt','thumbnail', 'page-attributes', 'custom-fields','post-formats') ); register_post_type('quotations',$args); // Subjects $labels = array( 'name' => _x('Learning Resources', 'post type general name'), 'singular_name' => _x('Learning Resources', 'post type singular name'), 'add_new' => _x('Add New', 'Learning Resource'), 'add_new_item' => __('Add New Learning Resource'), 'edit_item' => __('Edit Learning Resource'), 'new_item' => __('New Learning Resource'), 'view_item' => __('View Learning Resources'), 'search_items' => __('Search Learning Resources'), 'not_found' => __('No Learning Resources Found'), 'not_found_in_trash' => __('No Learning Resources found in Trash'), 'parent_item_colon' => '', 'menu_name' => 'Learning Resources', ); $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' => true, 'publicly_queryable' => true, 'show_ui' => true, 'show_in_menu' => true, 'show_in_nav_menus' => true, 'query_var' => true, 'rewrite' => Array('slug'=>'learning-resources'), 'capability_type' => 'post', 'has_archive' => false, 'hierarchical' => true, 'menu_position' => 40, 'supports' => array('title','editor', 'excerpt','thumbnail', 'page-attributes', 'custom-fields','post-formats') ); register_post_type('learningresources',$args); // Downloads $labels = array( 'name' => _x('Downloads', 'post type general name'), 'singular_name' => _x('Download', 'post type singular name'), 'add_new' => _x('Add New', 'Download'), 'add_new_item' => __('Add New Download'), 'edit_item' => __('Edit Download'), 'new_item' => __('New Download'), 'view_item' => __('View Downloads'), 'search_items' => __('Search Downloads'), 'not_found' => __('No Downloads Found'), 'not_found_in_trash' => __('No Downloads found in Trash'), 'parent_item_colon' => '', 'menu_name' => 'Downloads', ); $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' => true, 'publicly_queryable' => true, 'show_ui' => true, 'show_in_menu' => true, 'show_in_nav_menus' => true, 'query_var' => true, 'rewrite' => Array('slug'=>'downloads'), 'capability_type' => 'post', 'has_archive' => false, 'hierarchical' => true, 'menu_position' => 41, 'supports' => array('title','editor', 'excerpt','thumbnail', 'page-attributes', 'custom-fields','post-formats') ); register_post_type('downloads',$args); // Video Channels $labels = array( 'name' => _x('Video Channels', 'post type general name'), 'singular_name' => _x('Video Channel', 'post type singular name'), 'add_new' => _x('Add New', 'Video Channel'), 'add_new_item' => __('Add New Video Channel'), 'edit_item' => __('Edit Video Channel'), 'new_item' => __('New Video Channel'), 'view_item' => __('View Video Channel'), 'search_items' => __('Search Video Channels'), 'not_found' => __('No Video Channels Found'), 'not_found_in_trash' => __('No Video Channels found in Trash'), 'parent_item_colon' => '', 'menu_name' => 'Video Channels', ); $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' => true, 'publicly_queryable' => true, 'show_ui' => true, 'show_in_menu' => true, 'show_in_nav_menus' => true, 'query_var' => true, 'rewrite' => Array('slug'=>'video-channels'), 'capability_type' => 'post', 'has_archive' => false, 'hierarchical' => true, 'menu_position' => 42, 'supports' => array('title','editor', 'excerpt','thumbnail', 'page-attributes', 'custom-fields') ); register_post_type('videochannels',$args); // About Us $labels = array( 'name' => _x('About us', 'post type general name'), 'singular_name' => _x('About us', 'post type singular name'), 'add_new' => _x('Add New', 'About us Page'), 'add_new_item' => __('Add New About us Page'), 'edit_item' => __('Edit About us Page'), 'new_item' => __('New About us Page'), 'view_item' => __('View About us Page'), 'search_items' => __('Search About us Pages'), 'not_found' => __('No About us Pages found'), 'not_found_in_trash' => __('No About us Pages found in Trash'), 'parent_item_colon' => '', 'menu_name' => 'About us Pages', ); $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' => true, 'publicly_queryable' => true, 'show_ui' => true, 'show_in_menu' => true, 'show_in_nav_menus' => true, 'query_var' => true, 'rewrite' => Array('slug'=>'about-us'), 'capability_type' => 'post', 'has_archive' => false, 'hierarchical' => true, 'menu_position' => 43, 'supports' => array('title','editor', 'excerpt','thumbnail', 'page-attributes', 'custom-fields') ); register_post_type('aboutus',$args); // Page Furniture Post Type $labels = array( 'name' => _x('Page furniture', 'post type general name'), 'singular_name' => _x('Page furnitures', 'post type singular name'), 'add_new' => _x('Add New', 'Page furniture'), 'add_new_item' => __('Add New Page furniture'), 'edit_item' => __('Edit Page furniture'), 'new_item' => __('New Page furniture'), 'view_item' => __('View Page furniture'), 'search_items' => __('Search Page furniture'), 'not_found' => __('No Page furniture found'), 'not_found_in_trash' => __('No Page furniture found in Trash'), 'parent_item_colon' => '', 'menu_name' => 'Page Furniture', ); $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' => true, 'publicly_queryable' => true, 'show_ui' => true, 'show_in_menu' => true, 'show_in_nav_menus' => false, 'query_var' => true, 'rewrite' => Array('slug'=>'page-furniture'), 'capability_type' => 'post', 'has_archive' => true, 'hierarchical' => false, 'menu_position' => 44, 'supports' => array('title','editor', 'excerpt','thumbnail', 'page-attributes', 'custom-fields') ); register_post_type('page-furniture',$args); // Testimonial Post Type $labels = array( 'name' => _x('Testimonials', 'post type general name'), 'singular_name' => _x('Testimonial', 'post type singular name'), 'add_new' => _x('Add New', 'Testimonial'), 'add_new_item' => __('Add New Testimonial'), 'edit_item' => __('Edit Testimonial'), 'new_item' => __('New Testimonial'), 'view_item' => __('View Testimonial'), 'search_items' => __('Search Testimonials'), 'not_found' => __('No Testimonials found'), 'not_found_in_trash' => __('No Testimonials found in Trash'), 'parent_item_colon' => '', 'menu_name' => 'Testimonials' ); $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' => true, 'publicly_queryable' => true, 'show_ui' => true, 'show_in_menu' => true, 'show_in_nav_menus' => true, 'query_var' => true, 'rewrite' => Array('slug'=>'testimonials'), 'capability_type' => 'post', 'has_archive' => true, 'hierarchical' => false, 'menu_position' => 45, 'supports' => array('title','editor','revisions', 'author','excerpt','thumbnail', 'page-attributes') ); register_post_type('testimonials',$args); // VIDEOS $labels = array( 'name' => _x('Videos', 'post type general name'), 'singular_name' => _x('Video', 'post type singular name'), 'add_new' => _x('Add New', 'Video'), 'add_new_item' => __('Add New Video'), 'edit_item' => __('Edit Video'), 'new_item' => __('New Video'), 'view_item' => __('View Videos'), 'search_items' => __('Search Videos'), 'not_found' => __('No Video'), 'not_found_in_trash' => __('No Video found in Trash'), 'parent_item_colon' => '', 'menu_name' => 'Videos', ); $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' => true, 'publicly_queryable' => true, 'show_ui' => true, 'show_in_menu' => true, 'show_in_nav_menus' => false, 'query_var' => true, 'rewrite' => Array('slug'=>'videos'), 'capability_type' => 'post', 'has_archive' => true, 'hierarchical' => false, 'menu_position' => 46, 'supports' => array('title','revisions', 'author','excerpt','thumbnail', 'page-attributes') ); register_post_type('videos',$args); } true, 'show_ui' => true, 'public' => true, 'show_admin_column' => true, 'public' => true, 'label' => __('Learning Category'), 'show_in_nav_menus' => true, 'labels' => array( 'add_new_item' => 'Add New Learning Category' ), 'query_var' => true, ) ); register_taxonomy( 'video-category', array( 'videos' ), array( 'hierarchical' => true, 'show_ui' => true, 'public' => true, 'show_admin_column' => true, 'public' => true, 'label' => __('Video Category'), 'show_in_nav_menus' => true, 'labels' => array( 'add_new_item' => 'Add New Video Category' ), 'query_var' => true, ) ); register_taxonomy( 'testimonial-category', array( 'testimonials' ), array( 'hierarchical' => true, 'show_ui' => true, 'public' => true, 'show_admin_column' => true, 'public' => true, 'label' => __('Testimonial Category'), 'show_in_nav_menus' => false, 'labels' => array( 'add_new_item' => 'Add New Testimonial Category' ), 'query_var' => true, ) ); register_taxonomy( 'page-furniture-category', array( 'page-furniture' ), array( 'hierarchical' => true, 'show_ui' => true, 'public' => true, 'show_admin_column' => true, 'public' => true, 'label' => __('Page furniture Category'), 'show_in_nav_menus' => false, 'labels' => array( 'add_new_item' => 'Add New Page Furniture Category' ), 'query_var' => true, ) ); register_taxonomy( 'expertise-category', array( 'publications','industrysector','practicearea','people','expertise-area','experience-item','director' ), array( 'hierarchical' => true, 'show_ui' => true, 'public' => true, 'show_admin_column' => true, 'label' => __('Expertise Category'), 'show_in_nav_menus' => true, 'labels' => array( 'add_new_item' => 'Add New Expertise Category' ), 'query_var' => true, ) ); register_taxonomy( 'location', array( 'people','locations','director' ), array( 'hierarchical' => true, 'show_ui' => true, 'public' => true, 'show_admin_column' => true, 'label' => __('Location'), 'show_in_nav_menus' => true, 'labels' => array( 'add_new_item' => 'Add New Location' ), 'query_var' => true, ) ); register_taxonomy( 'teamrole', array( 'people','locations','director' ), array( 'hierarchical' => true, 'show_ui' => true, 'public' => true, 'show_admin_column' => true, 'label' => __('Team Role'), 'show_in_nav_menus' => true, 'labels' => array( 'add_new_item' => 'Add New Team Role' ), 'query_var' => true, ) ); register_taxonomy( 'state', array( 'people','locations','director' ), array( 'hierarchical' => true, 'show_ui' => true, 'public' => true, 'show_admin_column' => true, 'label' => __('State'), 'show_in_nav_menus' => true, 'labels' => array( 'add_new_item' => 'Add New State' ), 'query_var' => true, ) ); register_taxonomy( 'clientlogo-category', array( 'clientlogo' ), array( 'hierarchical' => true, 'show_ui' => true, 'public' => true, 'show_admin_column' => true, 'public' => true, 'label' => __('Client Logo Category'), 'show_in_nav_menus' => false, 'labels' => array( 'add_new_item' => 'Add New Client Logo Category' ), 'query_var' => true, ) );register_taxonomy( 'boxout-position', array( 'boxouts' ), array( 'hierarchical' => true, 'show_ui' => true, 'public' => true, 'show_admin_column' => true, 'public' => true, 'label' => __('Boxout Position'), 'show_in_nav_menus' => false, 'labels' => array( 'add_new_item' => 'Add New Boxout Position' ), 'query_var' => true, ) ); Types of Numbers and Counting | Crystal Clear Mathematics
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Types of Numbers and Counting

Photograph of Yoandri Hernandez Garrido who is displaying the six fingers on each of his handsWhy do we count in tens?  Mathematicians generally agree that it is because we have ten fingers.

Can you imagine how we would count if we had twelve fingers, like Yoandri Hernandez Garrido from Cuba (pictured)?  He belongs to a special group of polydactyl (many fingered) humans.  Other people have oligodactyly (fewer fingers or toes) or ectrodactyly (‘two’ toes/fingers … actually a claw-shape due to missing digits).  Granted, such conditions are a result of something going wrong genetically, but mathematicians wonder “What if?”  What if humans naturally had only four digits on each hand (like cartoon characters)?  How would our number system work then?  How would we add, subtract, multiply and divide?

Although most cultures around the world developed counting based on the number ten (what we call the decimal system), some have based their number system on other numbers.  The Babylonians used a base 60 system for counting, and we have remnants of that in our measurement of angles (360° in a revolution) and time (60 seconds in a minute and 60 minutes in an hour).  The Maya in Central America are famous for their base 20 number system and even the French number system has some trace of a base 20 origin (the French for 90 is “quatre-vingt dix,”  or four-twenties ten).  Khmer and Roman numerals are partly based on the number five.  Computers use a binary system (based on the number two), and computer code is often shown in hexadecimal code (base 16).

In time, I hope to share a little about all these systems.  In the meantime, if you would like to read about these them (and the cultures that used them), visit the Wikipedia article about Positional Notation and look for the Positional Systems by Base section in the box at the right of the page.  By clicking on the numbers in turn, you can read about the number systems, their uses and a little about the cultures that used them.

In this part of my website we will explore some of these number systems.

How to Use Babylonian Numerals (Clay Tablets) and Place Values

Our system of using just nine numerals (0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, and 9) to write all our numbers is based on a very ancient tradition! Thousands of years ago, the Babylonians managed to write all their numbers with just TWO symbols! They were able to do this because they used 'place notation' ... that is, the VALUE of a number is determined by WHERE the numeral is written (i.e. in which column, or position).

Ultimately, all the better counting systems are based on this idea. Understanding it will help us understand how to add, subtract, multiply and divide our numbers ... and learn some short cuts as well!

In this video you will learn how to 'write' Babylonian numerals and how you STILL use this very old counting system every day of your life! I am confident that you will learn something new and interesting! You will also learn a little about our 'place notation' and we will follow up on this in subsequent videos.

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