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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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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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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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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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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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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Make all subcategories use the template of its category parent?

How can I make all subcategories use the template of its category parent?
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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. me.family....
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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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Missing “category_children” option when dynamically creating categories via a plugin

I've isolated the source of a fatal error that's been occurring when a brand new site is previewed just after installing and activating the plugin I'm working on. The problem appears to be that the "...
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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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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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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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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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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 category?...
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Displaying custom post type on category pages but not on blog listings

I think this is a fairly simple issue but I haven't got my head around it. Question: how do I get my custom posts to show only on the category archives, but not in the blog post listing page? ...
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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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Automatically assign posts by author to a specific category

Some of the authors in my blog must always add their posts to a specific category each time they post. Sometimes they forget this so therefore I'm wondering if there are any ways to automatically ...
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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 would you create a “weekly” archive?

I'm looking to create individual archives for each category of my website, but want to them to break into weeks. Check out the linked image (can't embed images as a new user?): http://i.stack.imgur....
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WooCommerce - Display product child categories from specific parent

I want to edit the following piece of code: <?php if ( (!$theretailer_theme_options['category_listing']) || ($theretailer_theme_options['category_listing'] == 0) ) { ?> <!-- Show ...
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Add category to custom post type automatically, using category slug

I'm using this excellent function to automatically add a category to my custom post type "Videos" on publish, if there's no category already chosen. This works great: function ...
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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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Most recent post from every category/taxonomy but sorted by date

I am trying to get a list of the most recent post from every category/taxonomy. I have found a solution for this, but I want the overall list to be sorted by post date. At the moment it is sorted by ...
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Wordpress: Can I add categories/tags to all sites in my network at once?

I've installed Wordpress 3.1.2, and have enabled the multi-site network. Each employee in my department can now have their own company blog. I was hoping to provide a bunch of pre-defined categories ...
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Changing Top Level Items into Radio Buttons in the Categories Meta Box?

I know it is possible to change the WordPress category list to radio buttons in the admin panel for posts, but I would like to make the just the Parents radio buttons and the sub categories or ...
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Filter by post category in Media Library

I am trying to find a way to filter the Media Library by the Post Category that a Media item is assigned with. I can see that you can sort by "attached to" but this only get me a little of the way ...
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Display all posts with same title

I'm trying to display in a sidebar php widget, all posts with same post_title in a specific category. I find this code on internet but don't how to use it Thanks for your help. function ...
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Using URL parameters, list posts from category and custom taxonomy

For example, http://example.com/?cat=6&tag=books lists posts that belong to category ID 6 and tagged 'books' (i.e. posts that satisfy both conditions). Similarly, http://example.com/feed/?cat=6&...
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How to convert regular categories to custom taxonomy?

I have a big list of categories/subcategories (around 60 in all). It now makes sense that instead of these categories being available to any post type's category list, these categories should be moved ...
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Sort posts by tags in category pages

I would like to sort posts by tags in category and archive pages. (Unfortunately there isn’t an orderby parameter for tags. That would make things so easy!) So a category page would be like this: ...
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Wordpress: category page not for post's

Please at first let me explain my question. I use wordpress to create web sites for flash games, so I don't have certain page for post's. I add each game by post-new.php?post_type=game and u can see ...
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Send an email when custom post type category is changed

This is the first time I've attempted to write an action hook. My CPT has 4 categories. I'm trying to make WP automatically sends an email notification when the category is changed. By change I ...
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Woocommerce product categories order [closed]

Is it possible to sort product categories? I have a category with a lot of subcategories. On the category page all the subcategories is listed. Right now I can only change the order by drag and drop ...
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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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Wrap Post count in a span

I'm using this code: $args = array( 'hide_empty' => FALSE, 'title_li'=> __( '' ), 'show_count'=> 1, ); wp_list_categories($args); How ...
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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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Category Archive, list subcategories of each post

I found this post, but it was never answered. I'm looking for the same thing, haven't been able to find a solution so far. My problem is that I can't find a way to list subcategories unique to each ...
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Does WordPress Offer a Way to Find All of the Categories that Don't Have Children?

Background As discussed in Is There a Difference Between Taxonomies and Categories, taxonomies refer to a generalized system of classification and organization of objects or data. In the case of ...
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Filter front page posts by category

I have three categories (news, pics, vids), but I have all of them showing up on my front page. I would just like the front page to have the news category (and possibly uncategorized category) to show....
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When using get_categories or similar, is it possible to filter results that contain certain Tags as well?

get_categories() and related functions, by default, don't return empty categories - categories with no posts. I thought that, since there may be some underlying code checking the post counts, is it ...
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get all tags from category

i'm displaying all posts by category in my template and i was wondering: is it possible to get a list of all tags used by that category? i only found out how to make a tag-dropdown but it's from all ...
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How to exclude uncategorized from permalink structure /%category%/%postname%/

I'm using a custom permalink structure: /%category%/%postname%/ So that my posts are listed like: mysite.com/widgets/blue-widget This works fine as long as "blue-widget" exists in one and only ...
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Get categories for a specific post - Custom post type

I'm trying to retrieve all the categories which are related to a specific post, using the wp_get_post_categories() function. The problem is that it is a custom post type, so I tried sending it in the $...
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category__in not working on custom post type

Can't get my WP_Query loop to work, cannot figure out why category__in won't work. Just want to pull certain categories FROM my custom post type $args = array( 'post_type' => 'bbt', '...
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wp_list_categories: get latest featured_image of category

I was thinking about a nicer way to display the categories in my sidebar. Instead of a plain list style, I'd like to have images / thumbnails show up as well. Currently I'm using the following: <?...
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Exclude sub category posts from category display

I have a post category structure like this: news news / conferences news / newsletter In Appearance > Menu, I have added 3 menu items. One each for the categories News, Conferences, Newsletter. ...
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Page navigation within a category

I would like to know why my page navigation within a particular category doesn't work. The code seems correct but I never see the pagination links. <?php $my_query = new WP_Query('cat=18&...
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Combining custom post type and post category

How can I query all the posts from either the custom post type ('videos') or with a post category ('video') in a loop? I've managed to create a query that combines the posts from a custom post type ...
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Display all posts from specific categories on a page

I want to display all posts from specific categories on a single page. Therefore I edited the page.php file in my theme folder. I added an 'if-clause' to check which page currently being displayed and ...