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How do I let users specify interests on signup and have this reflect content displayed on homepage?

I'm looking for something that will allow my site to have the following functionality: A user creates a login for my site. When creating a username and password, they also select from a list of ...
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Retrieving category pages from subcategory returns empty sets

I've a category overview page. It shows its subcategories. These subcategories have subsubcategories which are pages too. I'd like to retrieve those (title, permalink and excerpt) but so far my ...
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Change single.php template based on parent category

I have the following code working but with split() being depreciated and not available in php 7, I need some help. The idea here is this code is inserted in my single.php (in child theme). When a ...
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Delete a specific category when deleting a user

I'm using the following function to create a portfolio category named "tips_username" when a user registers on my website. add_action('user_register', 'auto_create_traveltip_category'); function ...
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How to get the number of child categories a specific parent category has?

How do we count the number of child categories of a parent category? I am using a custom taxonomy, called: "authors". I found this code, which does count the number of child categories, but only ...
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How to query post from sub-categories on category archive and display posts?

On a custom taxonomy archive from the taxonomy called 'books' (taxonomy-books.php) I want to list all subcategories that are assigned to the parent category. And then for each subcategory I want to ...
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Render Selected Categories in Admin Edit Post Screen differently

Selected Categories for a post in the admin screen are rendered by: // Put checked cats on top $output .= call_user_func_array( array( $walker, 'walk' ), array( $checked_categories, 0, $args ) ); ...
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Using a filter in functions.php to add content to single posts regardless if post is in main or child category

Im using following filter (codex) to add some html content with a lower priority (20) to the bottom of my single posts wich are in a specified category: add_filter( 'the_content', '...
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how to get postmeta info based on multiple categories?

I need to get one meta_value from wp_postmeta and I can do it with one category but I'm having problem when using another one. I have: SELECT wp_posts.ID, wp_postmeta.meta_value FROM wp_postmeta ...
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Reload parent categories list in (new) post [closed]

I have a question about parent categories list in a (new) post. I have few categories what I would like to exclude from parent categories list. When I open (new) post page, few categories are ...
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Fixing category count

Somehow my post counts are incorrect due to inserting rows via php. I have the following code to update the count, is it correct? global $wpdb; $result = mysql_query("SELECT term_id,term_taxonomy_id ...
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WordPress Genesis not excluding category from blog

I am trying to exclude a category from my blog. I login to WP and go to Genesis and Theme Settings and add the category IDs to the Blog Page Template area and hit save. Nothing happens. I have also ...
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Add default content to post (for specific category)

I'm trying to add some default content to my posts using this code in my functions.php: add_filter( 'default_content', 'my_editor_content' ); function my_editor_content( $content ) { $content = "My ...
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WooCommerce change category url and product base

I want to display the url's like this: for Category: /webshop/categories/hoodies/ for products: /webshop/categories/hoodies/test-product how is this possible without giving me 404 not found ...
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Accessible Subcategory URL's pages without using .php hack

I'm attempting to setup a custom URL structure within posts that makes all parents and sub child's accessible, but all attempts have failed with various errors. My category structure looks something ...
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Display one latest post from multiple categories

This should be very easy, however for some reason I can't find a working snippet anywhere on the web.. I basically need to display one latest post from 6 categories (can be changed to 7,8, etc etc) ...
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Echo one category as title when post has multiple categories?

UPDATED QUESTION to be CLEARER Here's my situation: Wordpress top navigation has several menu items that jump to an array of posts within a specific category. For example, if you click "necklaces" ...
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Assigning custom-single.php based on category

The code below looks like exactly what I need but I dont know how to update it to work for 3 custom single.php files plus the default single.php for any other posts not in one of these 3 categories (...
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get / list categories and counts filtered by custom taxonomy term

In my post 'post type' besides "categories" I've a custom taxonomy called "product-types". The category is actually more "manufactures" of the product types. I've a product-types page where I list ...
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List all categories but exclude current post category on single post page

I want to display a list of categories excluding the category of the current single post that the user is navigating on. The list is displayed on the single.php template. I'm using this code to ...
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Can not be able to insert the custom post taxonomy

here is my code in which i can't get insert the term in custom post type taxonomy .as in the the code in wp_insert_term($term,$taxonomy,$args); cannot work , while it is working if i put a string ...
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Why does accessing url by category cause issues with post types?

I just built a site with a few CPTs (apple, banana, cucumber). My boss wanted to split them out into categories (red, yellow, green) and link to the category pages. As soon as we did and accessed the ...
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Is there any way to check which wordpress categories was created by which user?

Showing users only those categories which was created by them only. I tried to find relations between categories and users in database but couldn't find any.
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Custom category code not showing all posts

I have a PHP template I am applying to several pages on my site so that they show a list of all posts in a category with the same name as the page. However, this is not working correctly in that posts ...
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How to show the posts of some category first, and then the rest? Cant figure out the coding

but to be specific, i need to retrieve certain data from the post - and showed one category's post datas first (preference) in the coupon's list and then other categories post data second in the list. ...
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Could not insert term into the database

I've spent a fair while reading about the "Could not insert term into the database" error, but the fixes I have read (changing theme, fresh WP install, disable plugins) simply are not working. I ...
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Add custom field to Category

I'd like to Add custom field to Category. I mean when I creat a category I only have Name: Slug: Parent: Description: Since I have a TV Series Site, I want to add some more fields, I want ...
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Wordpress and “pretty permalink”

I've installed wordpress and set permalink structure to /%category%/%post_id%_%postname% I've also used 'No Category Base' plugin I can list all posts in category 'my-cat' on archive page //www....
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Detect whether a page is a product subcategory page?

How can I detect whether current page is a product sub category page? I've tried with the following but it will always print out "NO" function is_subcategory($category = null) { if (is_category()...
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Issue on Listing Sub Product Categories In Woocommerce

Using Following code I am able to list all top level Categories on Woocommerce Product Categories $args = array( 'number' => $number, 'orderby' => 'title', 'order' => ...
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Is there a way I can index all my empty categories in a xml sitemap

Is there a way I can index all my empty (no posts) categories in a google xml sitemap? I've tried all the popular xml plugins but they only index categories if they have a post associated with them. ...
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How do I edit pre_get_post for the category the user is currently in?

I've got a Woocommerce site that uses categories and products within those categories but how do I get my search form to only display results of products within the category the user currently is in. ...
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how to remove the default title of Categories widget

hi i'm using the Categories widget show hierarchy. I leave the space for title because I don't need to show any title. but it then displays on the website as "Categories". how can I remove that?
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How to get post count including nested categories

I am traversing through categories using function like this function hierarchical_term_tree($category = 0) { $r = ''; $args = array( 'parent' => $category, ); $next = ...
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How to get Woocomerce categories count

Is there a short way to get the number of categories in woocomerce shop homepage and also number of subcategories on category page?
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How to Make a Category Always Selected?

I'm trying to write a function to make certain terms of default category always selected. When the user is writing a new post, the term checkbox should be checked and he shouldn't be able to unckeck ...
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Multi-tier Categories by post type?

We've been using CPT UI to allow us to create segregated categories for different post types. Unfortunately, this plugin only allows single-tier category view in the admin area. What I'm after is ...
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wp_nav_menu not appearing for a couple pages

I solved the problem with the page, the correct answer is ptriek's comment below. Well I'm having a bit of an odd problem here, wp_nav_menu works on all pages EXCEPT my category pages (probably my ...
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Remove Parent Category from Child Category URL

I am trying to remove parent category from the child category but each attempt returns a 404 error. Main Category Link (Displays All India Recruitment) Child Category Link (Displays Sub-Category) ...
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Remove / Rename Uncategorized Category In Wordpress

I have installed wordpress Muilit Site (NETWORK) I need to Remove / Rename Uncategorized Category In Wordpress. How is this possible?
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Customizing a category archive page through plugin

I have created a plugin that adds a custom post type called "Activities". This post type's archive shows all the categories, and then the categories each have a page that includes the posts contained ...
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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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How do you get parent and grandparent categories [duplicate]

I'm wondering how you can receive a categories parent name and link for a breadcrumb I've written. I basically want to have the following structure if child category blog > parent_category else ...
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How to create new category for custom post type?

I have create a custom post type named "jobs", and I want to create a set of category for that, ie like "PHP Jobs", "Python Jobs" etc. $args = array( 'labels' => $labels, 'public' => ...
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Category specific attribute

I wonder what is the best way to define specific attribute for category. My idea is following. I have some categories that are just wrappers, they don't contain any post so they are only parent ...
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Category page returns 404 error

I'm developing custom theme that should show all categories on a single page in /category path. When i navigate to /category/some-category, i can see all posts that belong to that category, but when ...
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Display posts in three columns by category

I've seen posts which probably answer this, but unfortunately the answers are all a bit technical without telling you where the code should go? At the moment I have my posts directed to a blog page. I ...
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Hide empty categories from get_categories

I'm trying to hide the empty categories (with no posts associated) from a list in an archive page. I'm using hide_empty as suggested on Wordpress codex but it's not working, the code outputs all ...
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How do I apply style to each category of a list?

I need to create a simple plugin to show a list of categories inside the body of the post and, as I am new to coding, I searched for the basics and started to make little changes; it looks like this, ...
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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 ...