List all posts in custom post type by taxonomy

Is there a way I can list all posts in a specific custom post type and arrange them by the custom taxonomy term attached to them?

For example;

Taxonmy Term #1
Post Type
Post Type
Post Type

Taxonomy Term #2
Post Type
Post Type

Any help would be most appreciated.



Try this

$custom_terms = get_terms('custom_taxonomy');

foreach($custom_terms as $custom_term) {
    $args = array('post_type' => 'custom_post_type',
        'tax_query' => array(
                'taxonomy' => 'custom_taxonomy',
                'field' => 'slug',
                'terms' => $custom_term->slug,

     $loop = new WP_Query($args);
     if($loop->have_posts()) {
        echo '<h2>'.$custom_term->name.'</h2>';

        while($loop->have_posts()) : $loop->the_post();
            echo '<a href="'.get_permalink().'">'.get_the_title().'</a><br>';

We get all the terms of a taxonomy, loop through them, and fire off a title link to each post that belongs to that term. If you need to reorder the taxonomy terms, you can do so with a plugin pretty easily. Reorder Taxonomy, I believe. But pay attention that this plugin adds(!) another column to your table on activation and does not remove it upon deactivation!

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