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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Restrict individual category combinations

While assigning multiple categories to a post, I need to restrict the category choices on a post depending on what other categories have already been assigned to the particular post. For example, ...
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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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Wordpress 1 domain multiple blogs

I need to setup a website with wordpress that 1 domain with have different pages of blogs. For example: - my website have Home, Artworks, Techniques pages. - Artworks and Techniques are 2 different ...
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Display Image for a category using get_categories, or show an image from any child post

I am using get_categories to list the child categories of a parent category. I want to add an image to the child categories, using the get_categories output. I can either take the featured image ...
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How to control which category will be picked for the slug of a post?

I'm using the permalink structure "/%category%/%postname%/". What bothers me is that I have posts that belong to two categories. And of course, unfortunately, Wordpress always picks the wrong one for ...
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Multiple level category drop-down

I'm using WordPress as a CMS and would like to have categories selectable from multiple selections i.e <option>. As a usage example, The first dropdown would contain parent categories. Then ...
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Remove parent category from permalink? Basically only have the child category?

I think there used to be an out-dated plugin to do this. Is there any way to do this easily with just a little code? We prefer not to rely on a plugin since that makes us dependent on the developer ...
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Is there a way to use regular categories with custom post types?

Is there a way to use regular categories with custom post types? It seems like there is better functionality and options with regular categories (such as permalink options, etc.).
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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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Filtering Wordpress Contents based on URL

This is just a theoretical question for now. Given a website that has items of content that are tagged into categories, for example "Coding" "Writing" "Gaming", it is possible to configure the site ...
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How can I make post fields required in Wordpress?

I am setting up a Wordpress site as a CMS and trying to figure out a way to make certain post fields "required" before an author can publish a post. In particular, I want authors to be required to ...
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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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Custom permalink structure leads to be 404 on pagination

I have a permalink issue. For your information, there are a few different categories within a website and there are many posts in a single category. My permalink setting is: Custom Stucture: ...
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how to get value of wp_dropdown_categories

I am making a widget and I have used the wp_dropdown_categories() function in that widget. What I can't figure out is how to get the selected value from the dropdown. What variable is the selected ...
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How to remove category from wordpress url?

I am new to wordpress so i am facing a problem in removing /category/ from wordpress URL http://domain/category/category-name So i would like to know how to remove /category/ from the url. I have ...
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Deleting default category in wordpress

I'm looking for a way to delete default category functionality in wordpress but after i delete the default category in wp_terms table in mysql database, it automatically assigns default category to ...
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How do I create a way for users to assign categories to a post from the frontend?

Basic idea is for any post on the site, I'd like users to be able to assign a category for it by selecting from a set of checkboxes on the frontend. This would be a kind of crowd-sourced ...
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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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how do I group content in magazine-style 'issues'?

I am building a website for a magazine. It won't carry the whole content of the mag, just a teaser article or two from each issue. I need to have a page for each issue that features these articles, ...
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How can I limit WordPress editor roles to a specific category?

We're trying to use WordPress as a light CMS system and we need to be able to section off parts of WordPress so that editors for one product aren't able to edit other products. Seems like out of the ...
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Elegant way to add parent categories?

Is there any more elegant way to automatically add the parent categories through PHP (not JavaScript) upon registering categories for a post from some custom page? I Add the categories checked with ...
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How to add metabox for post of specific category

I want to add Metabox for the posts of category=18 and i am using the following code but unable to do so . So please help me out-> add_action('admin_init','my_meta_init'); function my_meta_init() { ...
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How can I reduce the number of database query calls for this custom homepage?

I am working on the design of a blog with the below(just a sample) category hierarchy. PARENT | ...
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In the tag archive - display count of posts for each category they belong to

I will try to be as explicit and short as possible. Suppose I have a site for books. I have three categories named adventure, romance and fantasy. Then, I have a tag called old books. In the top of ...
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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 Make a Categories Meta Box with Hierarchical Checkboxes on Frontend?

My website allows uses to post posts of a custom post type ("place"). I would like to display the same "Categories" meta box seen in WordPress dashboard when you add or edit a post on frontend: ...
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WP_Query not looking at child category

Hi all I have a loop that shows a post on a single page and puts the first category name in the variable $cat: $cat = $category[0]->cat_name;?> Now after the post I have a link to show ...
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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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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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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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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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Get top parent category

My category structure is as follows: - Top Category ---- Sub Category 1 ------- Sub Sub Category 1.1 ------- Sub Sub Category 1.2 ------- Sub Sub Category 1.3 ---- Sub Category 2 ------- Sub Sub ...
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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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Customizing Default Categories Widget

I am trying to hack the default categories widget from wordpress. I have the categories displaying the way I want but I am having trouble editing the output. The widget shows the number of posts in ...
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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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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 to change permalink structure for custom post type and it's taxonomies?

This is a repost of an earlier question I had, but I like to go into more details now to be able to fully solve this. So again, with (normal) posts changing the permalink is as easy as going to ...
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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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How to search for categories and/or tags?

I have a search function on my blog. If I enter a value, say 'fruits' in the search box and it doesn't match in any of the posts but it is the name of a category in the blog then I want the posts that ...
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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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display woocommerce all category title on home page

how can i display in my theme all woocommerce category title are custom filed value. example html like bellow <li><a href="#"> <div> <h2>category ...
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Page naming when there is a sub-category only sometimes.

I need help with understanding page naming to display a sub-category which only occurs only sometimes. I also need to understand if I need to create a custom Taxonomy to achieve this? I am using CPT ...