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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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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What is a good robots.txt?

What is the "best" setup for robots.txt? I'm using the following permalink structure /%category%/%postname%/. My robots.txt currently looks like this (copied from somewhere a long time ago): ...
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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 ...
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Create subdomains for tags and categories

I'd like to find a way to make subdomain addresses work for some of my important tags and categories. For instance foo.thesite.com would show content for thesite.com/category/foo. I've been trying to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Only show category to certain user levels without plugin

I'm building a site for some army guys to share photos, and one thing keeps stumping me. They have some photos that they'd like everyone who is signed up for the site to view, and others that just ...
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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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Show recent posts in menu?

I'm building a menu which contains categories. Is there a way to make each menu option show a list of recent posts in that category when you hover over it?
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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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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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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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Getting Position of a post in a category

I have one post id x, one category id y. I want to retrieve the position at which the post will appear in the category. It is confirmed that the post is from the category Post order will be based on ...
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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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Categories' hierarchy in URL

The posts in the website I'm currently working on have multiple hierarchical categories applied to each of them. For instance: Source - Books -- Moby Dick -- Sherlock Holmes The permalinks are set ...
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get custom post type categories

From http://codex.wordpress.com: $categories = get_categories( $args ); $args = array( 'type' => 'post', 'child_of' => 0, 'parent' => ...
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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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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 ...
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One Wordpress Install, Two Categories. Each Category Gets a Domain

Ok here is a setup I am aiming for, hopefully someone knows how to get me there: One Wordpress Install on www.mainsite.com www.mainsite.com will be a landing page that points to two Category links: ...
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How to block a category from one user and enable the category for the rest of the users

I have a site in which all categories are open to anyone, except for 2 categories that are password protected: Students, and Teachers. They are open only to specific users types, as follows: The ...
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Calling clean_term_cache() fails when called in the same plugin that creates terms, succeeds when called separately?

My plugin code is below. In the myPlugin_cleanup() function, I'm creating some categories and assigning term id 1 as the parent. Due to the known bug with creating categories via script (the ...
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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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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 create non-unique sub-category slugs?

What’s the best way to make Wordpress accept non-unique sub-category slugs? By default, Wordpress ensures that every ‘slug’ portion of permalink URLs is unique, and is very savvy about using this to ...
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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 use a different domain/subdomain for authors/catagories on single site?

I'm not sure if I phrased this question correctly... My wife and I have one blog, family.com in this example, that we both contribute to. I would like family.com to show all blog posts. ...
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Add custom field to all posts in specific category

I want to bulk add a custom field (category) with value (photography) to all posts in a specific category (photography, with Category ID 5). I have used the code below to bulk add a custom field to ...
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Hide/Show only specific categories in wp-admin new-post.php

Can anyone give me a function or an idea of the method I would need to use to hide categories from the selection box in wp-admin? I have a custom post type and I would like my authors to be able to ...
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How to Set an Individual Homepage for Each User?

I would like to give my users the ability to customize the homepage of the site. For example, if somebody is not logged in only the default categories appear. Once someone creates an account and ...
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How to show posts of an columnized different categories on the same line or row?

I use a custom query retrieving the two categories of the post type, each column show only 6 posts of the category, if was more use pagination. Than I like to do is to show each post on each column ...
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Query Custom Post Types & category_name?

I'm using jQuery Supersized to create a full screen image slideshow. The images are called from a custom post type called Slides. The code works fine but I want to be able to only pull in Slides in a ...
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Best and Cleanest way to remove /category/ from category permalinks? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove parent category from permalink? Basically only have the child category? We've seen plugins to do this, and a lot of people with different code modifications. We ...
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Custom sidebar category listing?

I am trying to make a custom Category Display on my side bar and for that I need some way to get both, the category list and the child list in 2 different arrays or something alike... First, I tried ...
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Create a full width responsive header image per page

I’m new to Wordpress - currently building a site that has a few pages (Home, Artists, History, Videos). Each of those pages need a custom header containing a responsive full width image (the image ...
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Category Alphabet List Broken

In version 3.6.1 and below this worked. After updating WordPress to version 3.9.1, my category list is broken In version 3.6.1, my category list looked like this A|B|C (A) (B) (C) Apple Bat ...
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How to query categories with Advanced Custom Fields?

I'm currently using Advanced Custom Fields and I was wondering if anyone know how to filter categories by custom fields? I have a custom field in my categories using the checkboxes field. I want to ...
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How to make all posts in a category sticky?

Total WP and web development noob here. As the title suggests, I'm trying to make all the posts in one of my categories into "stickied" posts. But so far I've had no luck. What I've tried is this ...
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How To Find Out Wordpress Category Table in MYSQL?

I know WordPress stores all post data in 'wp_posts' table. But here WordPress not define any category id or reference related with it. Please let me know, how 'wp_posts' table find out exact ...