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Is there a way to show a list of all categories available even if there are no posts associated with them. So if there is a post in that category then it echos a link and if not it just echos out the name of the category?

I'm using wp_list_categories() to show them...

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There's an argument called hide_empty which is true by default.

$args = array('hide_empty' => FALSE);
wp_list_categories($args);

Codex: wp_list_categories()

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Actually hide_empty needed a numerical value for me so

'hide_empty' =>0

worked for me

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it makes no difference if hide_empty is set with false or 0 : see core.trac.wordpress.org/browser/tags/3.9.1/src/wp-includes/… – Michal Mau Jun 9 '14 at 10:59

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