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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Custom Post Types on Category Pages

I'm working with a custom post type that uses the normal WordPress categories. I am able to modify my category template to display my custom post types exactly how I want them. The problem is, once ...
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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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How to add the category ID to admin page

I want to add the categories ID to admin page. I call it for my functions.php: require_once('includes/categories_custom_id.php'); The part of code: function categoriesColumnsHeader($columns) { ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Custom Nav Walker menu - Display category count

I have a custom walker menu.( See the code below) I would like to have my nav menu like this: Where 495 is the total of the records containing childrens. Where 42 Number of published articles. ...
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Rewrite rule page url with category

I have enabled the category box for pages with this: // Add to the admin_init hook of your theme functions.php file add_action( 'admin_init', 'page_categories' ); function page_categories() { // ...
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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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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 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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How To Modify The Loop in archives.php To Have 11 Posts Per Page and CSS Styling

I edited my loop in archives.php in order to work with pagination and with the Category Post List Widget. I basically pieced it all together from random code and ideas and am now so far from the ...
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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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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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Display All Products by Category with WooCommerce

With WooCommerce, I want to display all the categories in a store as headings, with all of their products listed below in an unordered list. Is this possible to do? I've seen a few things that'll let ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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?