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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Adding categories to custom post type in permalink

I know people have asked this before and have gone as far as adding the custom post type, and rewrite for permalink. The problem is I have 340 existing categories which I would like to continue ...
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Get the number of posts in a named category, outside the loop

I've managed to do this from a single.php file, inside the loop, but now I need to do it from another page. I need to find out how many live posts are in category named every story (slug is ...
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Display category-specific comments in sidebar

I'm trying to display comments in the sidebar from only the current category. So far I've got this: <?php // Posts per page setting $ppp = 8; //get_option('posts_per_page'); // either use ...
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Allow duplicate permalink slugs for posts in different categories

I have my permalink format set to /%category%/%postname%/ and I have two posts with the same permalink slug, but in different categories. Ideally, the two permalinks should look like this: ...
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Category page doesn't use category.php, instead it redirects to homepage

I am currently modifying a theme. This theme doesn't had a category.php I needed a custom category page. So, I made one. It works on my local server, but when I uploaded it to a real server, this page ...
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How to get category slug link? ( include parent categories)

for example, if main category slug is cars; sub-category slug is: Ford; how to get the permalink of Ford, including its parent categories' slug? ( get_category_link() returns mysite.com/?cat=19 type ...
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Sort posts alphabetically by category/custom taxonomy, insert divider between different types

first of all I'd like to thank you for all the great work you're doing. I've found a lot of useful infos and tricks taking a look around in Wordpress Answers. Well, I'm here to ask so that's my ...
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How do I get the category slug from wp_dropdown_categories

This might be a newb question, but I'm not sure. I did wuite a bit of searching, but i can't find anything to answer my question... I am customizing a plugin I needed it to show a list of the ...
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Can I set a permalink that filters by three categories and a tag, and will be recognised for caching?

I run http://www.oldies.org.uk, a charity website for rehoming elderly dogs. It's been running on Wordpress since 2005 and has only recently begun using permalinks instead of the default query string ...
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forming WP_Query for posts of all post types but from specific categories

I need to get post from blog, custom post type 1, custom post type 2. custom post type 3 and either from category 1 or category 2 or category 3 or category 4 or category 5 or category 6 or category 7 ...
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Exclude subcategories from the url

We have a site with categories and subcategories. If anybody navigates to a content belongs to a subcategory the url will have the following form: domain/main-category/sub-category/mycontent/ But we ...
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Listing Specific Categories from Current Post with Depth

I've been on this for sometime and been having a ton of issues to find a proper way to do what I'm trying to achieve. An Example would be as follows: I have a featured Image with a rollover and I ...
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get_posts with multiple categories

If I do a get_posts() with category set to 1,2 I will get all posts in category 1 OR 2. If i want all posts whit both categories, that is 1 AND 2, how do I make that request?
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How to make subcategory for custom post and and display?

I've created a custom post with categories like books, foods, and make some sub-categories like in foods cat, pizza, fastfood. But when I display them in my side bar, it's showing same as sub ...
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Different post design as per category

My site has two types of categories ( training & hard-reset ). Under each category there is a slight change in the design for posts. repairmymobile.in/hard-reset/datawind-ubislate-7cz-tablet/ ...
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In what context should Categories and Tags be used

I was thinking on writing up a post called "Review: Ni no Kuni" which would be a personal review on the title game having finished it. Under categories i could make a "Reviews" Category to group all ...
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How get posts from a subcategory of a category by name?

I'm trying to create a subcategory template of a defined category. For example, for each one, I would like to check if his subcategory Photos exists and to get posts of this. Here is my category ...
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Display sub categories of a parent product in products - woocommerce [closed]

I have searched this forum for the possible solutions but I am not getting anything which works. Maybe I am doing it the wrong way. Here is the code that I have tried so far $parent_categories = '' ...
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WP 3.9 TinyMCE no longer loads on category description editor

I've used this script below inside functions.php since WP 3.5 It converts the standard category description editor to a rich text editor. Unfortunately, after upgrading sites to WP 3.9, the ...
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How to create category index table out of wordpress site or on other website?

I want to create a page on other part on my website (outside wordpress directory) where I can show list of posts from a specific category. I am looking for exact solution provided by @toscho here: ...
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Creating “static” taxonomies to choose from, inside custom post type?

Alright, so i have a custom post type called Blurbs (translated, sort of). I want to add a static set of categories for the posts within Blurbs (i don't want the user to be able to create custom ...
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How to get the post type from a category id?

I am trying to find out the post type from a category id. Suppose that, when i am opening a category page localhost/project/foobaar/category/pen I want to know the post type to which category - ...
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Adding a page summary to a specific page

I know that a list of posts is generated automatically in WordPress, but what I have been looking for is to have a summary of pages, possibly in a hierarchic format, that resides at the side of a ...
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Make related posts display first in search result

I'm looking for a solution that makes wordpress website's search result even better. Question: By default, the search result will return all the not really related posts at first, as long as the post ...
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Get posts with at least one category in common with current post?

In single.php : I want to get all posts with at least one category in common with the current post. I tried reading through the wordpress codex documentation but I found it rather confusing (I'm ...
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How to show monthly archive posts?

my custom archives page is : <?php get_header(); print ('<div class="row">'); $archi = wp_get_archives('echo=0'); $archi = explode( '</li>' , $archi ); $archi_count = ...
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How do I share categories across selected sites in a Multisite setup

I've got a Multisite network that looks something like this: Site A Site B Site C Site D Site E and have a set of Categories like this: Category A Category B Category C Category D Category E ...
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Create product category and keyword search form in woocommerce? [closed]

i want to build category and keyword based search form. so i got this following form <form role="search" method="get" id="searchform_special" action="<?php echo esc_url( home_url( '/' ) ); ...
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How can I add an “ALL” button to my list of WordPress categories / sub-categories?

I have a blog in which I am calling the WordPress wp_list_categories and all is working OK. My issue is that I am using the parent <li>s to slideToggle the subs, but need to add an "ALL" ...
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Category page filterable by year and month

One of the requirements for a wordpress site I'm working on is to have a category page that can be filtered by year and month. For example: mysite.com/category/dogs/year/2015/month/02 This will ...
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How to display only posts assigned to a particular, isolated, subcategory

I am trying to set up my wp site where I use posts assigned to categories and subcategories (about 3 levels). I have a list of 1st level categories as my primary menu. When clicked, the intended ...
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Display All Products by Category with WooCommerce

With WooCommerce, I want to display all the categories in a store as headings, with all of their products listed below in an unordered list. Is this possible to do? I've seen a few things that'll let ...
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Create a category list page

I am trying to create a category list page that displays only the category titles with corresponding links. It should not be PHP directly in the page. So how can I include a listing of categories on ...
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Display post from specific category

I'm trying to display posts from specific categories. And I believe I have the correct code: <?php if ( in_category('11') ) { ?> <div class="post"> <h2><a ...
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Combine “category search order” with “don't display child posts”

Each of these bits of code work separately in category.php, but when I use both together, the first one is ignored. Can someone tell me how to combine them into a single piece of code, or at least ...
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Display posts from Custom Post Type in category page on front-end

I created my Custom Post Type (bizdirectory), created a new post (Test Business) and created a new category (Business Directory). But if I add the Business Directory category (slug = business) to my ...
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How can I modify this code to iterate over an array of categories?

I'm setting up a query for a series of 12 classes that will last a week each. There will be a morning session and an evening session. I'll have two different loops in the template to break those ...
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Define category ID using get_post_meta

I need to define the Category ID in my singles page through custom fields so that i can load a different category depending on the page. This is what i have so far and its not working. Any help would ...
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Wordpress Child Category Display All Posts

I am creating a Wordpress page where all my posts in the child categories of team are displayed in a grid. I got this working with the below code. The formatting and general layout is great however it ...
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Get archives as array

I'm looking for a way to get the values returned from wp_get_archives as an array, similar to get_categories. I need to do this to modify the post counters to use - [#] instead of (#). See my current ...
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Sticky posts on home page, search, tag and archives without plugin

I have a question today. I am looking for a solution to make sticky post available on my website. But, i just got it work on homepage with the code below. function wpb_latest_sticky() { /* Get all ...
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Sorting Posts by custom field

I'm trying to sort my posts by the custom field artwork_title. When I use the following code, I just end up with one particular category of posts no matter what category archive I'm on. Also ...
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Category Template - to be editable from the backend?

I have different categories that includes posts of the category. I want to add text and images before or after the posts of the categories are displayed on the frontend. I want to solve this via ...
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Unable to uncheck a category in a post

I've created a post and I've checked the 'Jobs' category, but when I save the post, the 'News' category gets automatically checked, as well as the jobs category. It's seemingly impossible stop this ...
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How to add HTML5 'required' attribute to wp_dropdown_categories() without JavaScripts?

I'm using wp_dropdown_categories() for populating <select> field with custom taxonomy terms. If the code is like below: <?php $args = array( 'show_option_none' => __( 'Select one', ...
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Custom filters inside a specific category?

I have different categories that require different filters For example a 'training' can be about a specific bodypart, by a specific athlete,.. What I want is something like this: But different ...
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Display posts from the same category using next/previous post link

I am using this code, but once I click on the next post/previous post link, I am redirected to the next post/ previous post of the different category previous_post_link('%link', 'Prev post in ...
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How to display post in custom file not in archive file?

I create file content-expertises.php and display my category list. Now, When I click one my category name, it is redirect in category.php file not my custom created file like category-expertise.php. ...
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Category links suddenly started giving 404 errors

My Wordpress blog suddenly seems to have started giving me 404 errors when accessing category pages. For example, http://blog.rtwilson.com/category/tok-related/. Interestingly, this doesn't happen for ...
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How to add category and subcategory in WordPress custom code?

I create custom plugin for import categories. now i have categories array from api.but when import categories into my wordpress woo commerce means not working. My code is given below. public ...