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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Use tag interface for hierarchical taxonomy?

Custom taxonomies are great. I registered a bunch of new taxonomies and wrote an importer to import our hierarchical taxonomy into WordPress a la XML. The problem is one taxonomy has about 1,100 terms ...
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How to set up sub-categories for author pages?

I am setting up Wordpress for a school. They want to enable teachers to have their own section of the site where they can create posts in different categories (assignments, events, etc). I know that ...
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Categories Listing with “selected” category highlighted

Is there a way to draw the categories listing and highlight the current category being viewed? In addition, it would be great to highlight the current category if a post or page that's assigned to it ...
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Rewrite category slug

I have some categories like so: /europe/postname /usa/postname For various reasons I would like to rewrite these to be: /news/view/postname I've tried a few re-direct plugins but not had any ...
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View category in the preview of Theme Customizer

I am building a theme which Theme customizer changes colors, sizes, etc. and has also the option to choose a category and style that category specifically. How can I display that category in the ...
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Excluding posts from a category but only if they're not in multiple categories

I am looking to exclude a category in Wordpress. I am referring to the Wordpress Codex page on wp_query but I am having the following problem: I want to exclude posts from category 1, but if a post ...
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How can I create a loop to build slides based on multiple categories using Coda Slider

I'm using a loop to generate the slides I need for a Coda Slider slideshow. The slides should be pulling the most recent post from 5 different categories. The problem I'm having is that it's pulling ...
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Saving two categories from two dropdowns in front end posting form

So, here's the deal: I have two category dropdowns, the first for the parent categories and the second for the child categories. They form a chain so that when you select the parent category the ...
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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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What could be causing my wp_query pagination to break?

I'm using categories and wp_query to create an "advanced search" feature on my website. It was working great until recently I noticed that the pagination was broken. The following 2 links should ...
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How can you make permalink work for custom post type and taxonomy?

I have spent days now trying to figure this out, StackOverflow is my last resort. All I want is the following: ...
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Remove date and category filters when editing custom post types

The answers to this question give excellent instructions for adding filters to the admin edit.php screen for custom post types. But they don't explain how to remove the existing filters on date and ...
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Display only the latest post from multiple categories

I have a jQuery slider at the top of my index.php, which works fine. The only problem is that I would like to use query_posts to only display the latest post from five different categories, and always ...
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How to change the layout and styling of posts according to their category in WordPress?

I'm customizing a WordPress installation and was wondering what the best way to do this is. I want to customize each post completely depending on the category. Each post will be under only one ...
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adding custom fields to next and previous post link

Im trying to make my next and previous post buttons display my custom field but for some reason it doesnt display the custom field its just blank. Heres my code. <div id="next-prev-links"> ...
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Qtranslate displays empty categories with get_categories()

I am using qtranslate (Wordpress Plugin) on a website and I don't want to display categories that don't contain posts for a language. So when I do get_categories() (without qtranslate) the ...
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Add role that restricts user to post in specific category

I'm trying to create a role that restricts the ability to post to a specific category, hiding the other from the checkbox. I don't want to use plugins. I'm looking for a snippet to put in ...
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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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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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Are Custom Taxonomy Templates Possible?

I am trying to have some information specific to a taxonomy term appear above that taxonomy's archive list. Example: Taxonomy is 'Sports', with football, soccer, and baseball being terms within the ...
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How to display non-hierarchical taxonomy as terms with checkboxes?

I'd like to have a non-hierarchical custom taxonomy displayed in the add/edit posts admin screen for a custom post type. Obviously, when the custom taxonomy is non-hierarchical, the meta box that's ...
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Getting Wordpress custom taxonomy/category?

Well, I'm using my own taxonomy for custom post type. It looks like this: register_taxonomy("our_gallery", array("gallery"), array("hierarchical" => true, "label" => "Types", "singular_label" ...
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How can I make all subcategories use the template of its category parent?

(Satisfying minimum text requirement)
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Remove “Parent” Selection When Adding/Editing Categories?

I've been trying to find a way to hide/deactivate the Parent dropdown menu from the Posts -> Categories screen. http://example.com/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category I was able to hide the ...
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List posts by category exclude current post

I'm trying to get a list of posts from one category, echo the title and the permalink of all posts on that category but exclude the permalink and the post name IF the current post is on that list. It ...
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get_categories returns an array with one category

I'm running a query on a custom plugin to display all categories and put them into a dropdown (the select parts are outside the loop) which looks like this: <?php $ember_categories = ...
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Preventing index.php?category_name=something from redirecting

I'm trying to filter posts in a category by the year of the post's date. I also want to do this without being redirected to the year template so my ideal URL would be ...
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Check if post belongs to any category

In my homepage loop, I have something that will show which category the post is in. It will say something like "Posted 4 hours ago in Sports by ...". However, when there is no category set, it will ...
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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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is_archive() content being shown instead of is_category()

My Issue: If I browse to http://mysite/category/mycategory, the if (is_category()) content isn't displayed, the if(is_archive()) is shown instead. My code: archive.php: <?php ...
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How to get the url to tag & category base set by the user?

I'm searching for half an hour now on how to get the url/permalink base in Wordpress (the 'category' and 'tag' value set in the backend). Could you please point me in the right direction? I want to ...
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Why aren't sub-categories nested after creating post in the WP Admin?

I have several sub-categories set up. Everything displays properly as far as nesting (see below) when creating a new post. Category 1 --Sub Category 1 --Sub Category 2 --Sub ...
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Is there a plugin that will completely remove the category system?

I have no use in categorizing/tagging my posts with anything, at all, and it doesn't look very good to have every post say "filed under: uncategorized." Is there any plugin to do this, or do I need ...
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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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Exclude category on blog list page

I've got a site with a News page (archive for category 'news') and a separate Blog page. When I make a post for the News page I select the category 'news'. So, on the news page you only see the posts ...
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Only list categories that contain posts of a specific custom post type

I have three custom post types set up, articles, videos and photos. I am using standard categories for these post types, and sharing the categories across all post types. I am trying to create a nav ...
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Categories Template Assistance

I have found a tutorial online for creating a custom categories template for my archived posts within a particular category. This however is targetting a specific category ID (see below), is there ...
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How to show custom static content at top of each category page?

I want to display custom static content, essentially an image and a small description, at the top of each category page (different for each category and sub category), displayed above a list of titles ...
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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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Search by word, category, tag, author

I want to make a search page, offering search functionalities by: 1) word 2) tag 3) category 4) author Can you recommend any technique, any guideline as per how to tackle this?
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How to hide certain categories in wordpress dashboard?

I have two categories which I dont want to show to my site's admin, I want them to be added automatically everytime a new post is creatd or updated. I have the code for it. But now i also want to hide ...
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Show Previous/Next Posts navigation only inside the same category

Is it possible to force previous/next navigation to browse through the posts (back and forth) that are only inside the same category (and to exclude other categories)?
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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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Restrict categories to a custom post type

In the WP-Admin when creating a post or a custom post type I want to restrict certain categories to a custom post type. For example, Posts will only be able to select Category A and B. And custom post ...
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WP 3.0.5: Best way to add custom metaboxes for post categories?

I haven't been working with WP for a while and noticed that there are some new features in WP 3+ such as creating meta data for taxonomies. I'd like to be able to add unique meta data setups for ...
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Server-side subscribe by email?

Is there a server-side email solution that will allow users to subscribe to updates via email and, specifically, also be able to do this by category? I'm aware of Aweber and Feedburner being able to ...
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Create terms when registering taxonomy?

I'm registering taxonomy in my functions.php file: register_taxonomy("our_gallery_types", array("gallery"), array("hierarchical" => true, "label" => "Categories", "singular_label" => ...
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Filter get_categories() for taxonomy term in WordPress

I want to show a category only if a (custom) post is in that category AND region = $name for that post. So, e.g. I have a custom post (type "business") named "Mamma Mia" in child-category: ...
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How do I view a feed consisting of posts from multiple categories?

By default, my site's RSS feed URLs are in this format: category/[category-name]/feed/ As far as I can tell, that doesn't allow me to view a feed using multiple categories. Is anyone aware of a ...