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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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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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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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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Display all posts in category, with specific tag posts at top

Rephrase question I need to order posts inside the loop for my category car. What I need, if I visit the category page of car, I need all posts tagged BMW to display first, and then the other posts ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?): ...
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Have multiple category queries from the URL been fixed yet?

Is it now possible to query multiple categories from the URL? http://www.mywpsite.com/?cat=1+7 ? I think this has worked for tags for some time. If not, is there another way to achieve this?
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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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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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Category checkbox list tree changes when editing a post

I'm setting up the categories for my website and I have them like so: That's it, I have children of the same name but they are not interchangeable. If that bugs you just think that they have ...
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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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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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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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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, ...
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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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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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Redirecting specific category to subdomain

I have a problem in following situation: I have 2 separate Wordpress 3.3.1 instances, main at domain.com and one of them (which consists of simple Q&A type site) is available from subdomain ...
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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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Display only posts from referred category on date archive page

I am using wp_get_archive() in category.php. If I am on page of category=2 it should show my archives of only that category. However it is for all the categories. Following is the code for my ...
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How do I change the sql query for wp_get_archive()

I am using wp_get_archive() in category.php. If I am on page of category=2 it should show my archives of only that category. However it is for all the categories. So how can I change the query for ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Modification to wp_list_categories

I dug this up to help me modify wp_list_categories and place the featured image from the latest post in that category, inside the generated li. class CategoryThumbnail_Walker extends Walker_Category ...
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Checking for two categories in query_posts

How can I check two category_name values in the following query_post? <?php query_posts('category_name=recent-work&posts_per_page=1'); if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : ...
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How to get next previous category in same taxonomy?

Like WP get_adjacent_post function gives the next and previous post data based on the parameters i want to get the next/previous category data is there any WP built in function which does the right ...
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How to add style to category link?

<h1><?php the_category(' &bull; '); ?> » <a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>" class="my-title-class"><?php the_title(); ?></a></h1> How to add ...
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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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is there a better way of combining this?

Hoping someone can point me in the direction of writing this in a more succinct way. I'm working on my website, and want to display a total of 5 posts from the category 'general wonderings'. The ...
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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 split the categories of subcategories with thumbnails

This is the code I use to display all product categories with thumbnails: <?php $cats = get_terms('product_cat', array( 'hide_empty' => 0, 'orderby' => 'name' )); ?> <div ...
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WP_Query() returns null when results exist!

I really, really don't get it. On my archive.php and category.php it doesn't find any content. I know the correct templates are loaded, but WP_Query just don't find any content. This is what i've ...
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Show children of top level category only

Imagine i have a URL structure like this: www.domain.com/category/subcategory/ This is my code: <?php $args=array( 'child_of' => $cat-id, 'hide_empty' => 0, 'orderby' => ...
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Listing and accessing categories for a custom post type

I have two post types: Projects and Events. I want each of these post types to have their own categories: Upcoming and Past. I have an archive page displaying the posts in these types. However, on ...