Every Post in WordPress is filed under one or more Categories. Categories allow the classification of your Posts into groups and subgroups, thereby aiding viewers in the navigation and use of your site.

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Display a list of subcategories a post belongs to

I have this code: <?php // List subcategories of category '4' $subcategories = get_categories('&child_of=4'); foreach ($subcategories as $subcategory) { echo sprintf(' <a href="%s">%s&...
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How to: 301 Redirect /category/ to /customname/

I've changed our "category base" in WP settings from the default "category" to "customname". Now there are 404 errors to links containing the old category slug eg. mysite.com/category/names What do ...
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Is there a way to use regular categories with custom post types?

Is there a way to use regular categories with custom post types? It seems like there is better functionality and options with regular categories (such as permalink options, etc.).
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How to add metabox for post of specific category

I want to add Metabox for the posts of category=18 and i am using the following code but unable to do so . So please help me out-> add_action('admin_init','my_meta_init'); function my_meta_init() { ...
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Show Previous/Next Posts navigation only inside the same category

Is it possible to force previous/next navigation to browse through the posts (back and forth) that are only inside the same category (and to exclude other categories)?
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How to get a list of term names of the custom post type im currently on in single.php

Ok so I have a custom post type of "Products" and a custom taxonomy of "Types". Now in the types taxonomy I have dozens of categories and sub categories assigned to custom post types. Custom Post ...
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Mass/Bulk assign categories to posts

I need to assign categories to about 200 posts in bulk. Each post would have a few categories. I have the post ID's along with the Category ID's for each post in a text file like this: Post ID, ...
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How to? Redirect /category/sci-fi/ to /category/scifi/?

I changed the wordpress category slug from "sci-fi" to "scifi" a few months back by accident. How can I redirect /category/sci-fi/ to /category/scifi/ so that /category/sci-fi/page/2/, /category/...
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How to make a relationship between books and authors?

I have a book category, but now I would like each book could be concatenated with the author profile page. And the tab for the author to show, in addition to text, the list of books he has written. ...
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what is the action hook code to supporting product category condition in single product page of woocommerce?

I want to display product attributes of 2 different product category with the help of conditional tags. But the condition was not working This is the condition that i given Height:get('height');...
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How to display parent category name and link for custom breadcrumb

I'm currently trying to figure out how to display a categories parent / grand parents name and url for a custom breadcrumb I'm working on. I simply need to know how to show the parent categories ...
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Adding Fields to the Category, Tag and Custom Taxonomy Edit Screen in the WordPress Admin?

The question is "How do I add one or more fields to the Category, Tag and Custom Taxonomy Edit Screen in the WordPress Admin?" This question was asked on the wp-hackers list August 1st 2010 and I ...
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Can I set a default featured image for a category?

I'm setting up a site with a theme that takes advantage of the "featured image" feature of WordPress. Since my end users are not the most tech saavy in the world, I'd like to set things up so that the ...
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How to get permalinks with category base working with sub-categories

I ran into an issue with a site that needs the category base also included in the custom permalink structure. I know this is an issue and I have read many posts like this that gave me some insight... ...
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List all subcategories from category

How can I get all subcategories from a certain category?
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Can't custom taxonomies have same terms (slugs) as categories?

I knew that it's not possible to have same terms (term slugs) under categories and tags, but surprisingly, as I realized today, that's the case with custom taxonomies as well. So for instance, if my ...
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Adding Categories to a WordPress Custom Post Type?

Is it possible to add categories to a Custom Post Type in WordPress?
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How to get category and archive title?

When I query the category (category.php), how do I get the title of the current category, ie., the one that is being queried? And how do I get the title for tag and date (be it the day, the month or ...
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How to display regular posts & custom post types that fall under a category using just the generic category template?

1) My site has posts, and 2 custom post types (news & essays) 2) They all share normal categories like sports & health (no custom taxanomy involved) 3) Using the generic category.php template, ...
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add_action hook for completely new post?

publish_post Runs when a post is published, or if it is edited and its status is "published". Action function arguments: post ID. -Plugin API Documentation I've added the publish_post hook ...
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Only list categories that contain posts of a specific custom post type

I have three custom post types set up, articles, videos and photos. I am using standard categories for these post types, and sharing the categories across all post types. I am trying to create a nav ...
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Using categories & “stickyness” together

I've got a custom query on my homepage showing all posts in a certain category. I need this query to respect sticky posts, but it seems from my research that category queries ignore stickyness. My ...
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Category archive by year with permalink support /category/YYYY

I am currently looking at creating a new type of site archive within WordPress that allows users to filter by category AND by year rather than the default category OR year. I am hoping to build a ...
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Custom edit post column - category not showing

I added a custom column to a custom post type: add_filter('manage_posts_columns', 'custom_columns', 10); add_action('manage_posts_custom_column', 'custom_columns_thumb', 10, 2); function ...
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Update term count using a callback function

With the wp_update_term_count_now, how can I use the update_count_callback to specify my own count. I need to include counts from another database that the current database category is able to display....
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Only one category per post

How to make each post/page have one and only one category. Categories could have radio box instead of checkbox next to each.
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Individual rss feed entry length for categories?

I know how to retrieve the rss2 feed from a category in wp, namely adding /feed behind the category name. However when I do this, not all entries from that feed are included in the rss, this is ...
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Group WP_Query by category

OK, here's my setup: Custom post type called "issues" (for a magazine) Posts with custom meta field matching the post ID of the corresponding issue. When I'm on a single "issue" post page, I want to ...
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Check if a post is in any child category of a parent category

In a site I'm developing, I have the following category structure: * movies (parent) * thriller (child) * comedy (child) * drama (child) The current post is in the comedy category. The ...
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How can you make permalink work for custom post type and taxonomy?

I have spent days now trying to figure this out, StackOverflow is my last resort. All I want is the following: http://www.mydomain.com/my-post-stype/my-top-level-category/my-sub-level-category/my-...
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WP_Query to show post from a category OR custom field

I am looking for a way to show posts that belongs to a specific category or if they have a custom field. If I specify both parameter 'cat' => '9' and 'meta_key' => 'featured' in query arguments ...
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Removing the number in a category slug

I have a category that ends with -2, and there's no way I can change it back to the plain word. I know there are problems with numeric slugs, but this is just a word. I also know that a common answer ...
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Plugin for changing a post's category based on it's post date?

Is there a plugin for Wordpress that will change a post's category based on how long that post has existed? I have seen other Wordpress plugins that use a library called "simple pie" to manage a wp-...
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How to create tabled index of posts in a certain category

I have a tech blog, what I want to do is to create an index page for articles in a certain category. For example, I want all the articles under the category "WordPress BasiX" to be arranged in an ...
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anything like add_meta_box for categories?

I want to add few custom fields to categories. So I am looking for something like add_meta_box but for categories. Is there any WP function like that for categories?
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Display comments on a comment page without form

I'm using this to allow me to display my comments for posts on category pages: <?php $wp_query->is_single = true; comments_template(); $wp_query->is_single = false; ?> However I don't ...
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Show Custom Taxonomy Categories, Listing of Posts, and Single Post via AJAX

I need to be able to do the following: List all terms in a custom taxonomy (categories for custom post type) When a user clicks on a category, a listing of all posts in that category appears When a ...
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How to display related posts from same category?

Is it possible to display related posts from same category as the current post?
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How to check if I'm on the last page of posts?

I want to display some text on the last page that isn't displayed on the other pages. For example, on category pages: url.com/category/categoryname/page/6 or last page of all posts listed on the ...
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Inject post (from specific category) between posts in Loop

I would like to add a post (from specific category) between posts in the WordPress Loop (such as 'Sponsors'). Example: P P P S P P S P P S P P How can I achieve this? I am a beginner with coding, so ...
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WP_Query ignores post_type in category view

I have following query to select posts by my custom post-type. This works fine while being on the frontpage (the snippet is included in the sidebar). As soon it gets executed on a category page the ...
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Weird behaviour when adding terms/term_taxonomies programmatically

This certainly looks like a bug to me. I put together the following code for you to test it on a fresh install. Basically, the code will add two sub categories under the "uncategorized" to achieve ...
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Custom Post Types on Category Pages

I'm working with a custom post type that uses the normal WordPress categories. I am able to modify my category template to display my custom post types exactly how I want them. The problem is, once ...
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Multisite - Protect categories from deletion?

UPDATE: For anyone following this thread, the plugin solution does work, but seems to have a problem on my multisite format. I have now tested on 3 individual installs and on 3 multisites. On the ...
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Display list of Sub-Categories and the posts they contain, within one main Category

I've found tons of code and plugins to do various things; from show posts for specific cats, subcats of a cat, etc.. BUT, I cannot for the life of me find, nor do I know the WP API well enough to do ...
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Get the children of the parent category

I'm trying to get all the children categories to display in this loop but I'm struggling with the code. This is what I have so far. <?php $args=array('orderby' => 'name', 'order' => 'ASC'); ...
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Adding categories to all blogs at once

I am using WordPress mu 2.9.2 and have the same category structure on all my blogs. How do I add categories to all my blogs simultaneously? Is there a plugin that does this effectively?
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How to sort list of custom posts to get view like a tree of posts under categories and their children's categories?

I'm new here and my english isn't perfect so I'm sorry for this :) I'm here because I'm workin on site with post list sorted by category and I have problem with sort out my posts in categories and ...
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Anyway to assign custom post types to a specific category?

Is there anyway to assign all new posts that have a custom post_type to a specific category? For example, say I have a post_type that is for Actors. Is there anyway to assign any post that is under ...
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Setting Custom Sort Order of Posts within a Category

I've got this category setup that includes several posts. By design it's not a blog, but a staff listing. Currently all of the staff members have their own posts with the category. I'd like to be able ...