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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Multi-site or categories?

I've recently been redesigning a site for a college radio, switching from Drupal to Wordpress from scratch. The site is based on the radio station, but each specialty show will also have its own blog. ...
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Custom Theme Want To Remove One Category From All Displays

I created my own custom Wordpress theme for my website, everything is great. However, I have a strange need, I have one category which is kind of a 'placeholder' for content which is automated and ...
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Subcategories with the same name

The wordpress codex says that a category and subcategory cannot have the same name, even if the subcategory has a different parent. I'm going to run into this exact situation and am trying to think ...
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How to add categories using mysql

I have an excel sheet with 423 categories consisting of US States > Military Bases. Is there a way I can reformat the excel sheet and import the categories into the wordpress database? I know how to ...
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Migrate posts into a different category

I have about 1500 posts I want to change category for. Is there a quick way to do this in Wordpress Admin?
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Taxonomy filter all children

I have a custom taxonomy filter that will filter all the pages in the selected taxonomy. I would like the code to select the pages in that taxonomy, and the children of thous pages. Heres the code. ...
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How can I display a list of categories of my posts

I have a Post Category called 'Podcasts' and under it are many other sub-categories. On a page I have titled "Podcast Categories", I would like to list all categories under the "Podcasts" category, ...
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Add title, post content, and category like add_post_meta and update_post_meta

How can I update/add a new title, post content, and category to a post with hard PHP code similar to add_post_meta(), update_post_meta()?
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Different post views for different category views

In my blog, my "pages" are really just posts sorted by categories. What's the best way to change the way the posts look for one of my category pages?
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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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Customize category page for different custom taxonomies

What I'm working on are the pages that you go to after clicking on a custom taxonomy on the front-end. I'm to the point where I've duplicated category.php, renamed it taxonomy-tr_property_region.php ...
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Seperate WordPress catagories into sepeat list on seperate pages

Having issues showing my post in separate list based on category I have a static home page set my page: "home" and I have the blog set to my page: "Inspiration" I have 2 main categories ...
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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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formatting the way posts show up

I recently installed the plugin List Category Posts so that my categories show up on the correlating pages. It worked great, only it modified they header size, font, and added a horizontal scrollbar ...
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Trying to only display 1 category using get_posts

I'm trying to only display posts from a certain category in a widget. I've tried it in a few different ways but it is still showing posts from all categories. Here's my code at the moment: $posts = ...
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3 Columns, 3 Categories, One Archive, and Pagination

I have three columns, each displaying 2 posts, each from different categories and each being a new query. These three columns are shown on thier parent category page, which is set to display 6 posts ...
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Getting lots of errors with sitemap on google webmasters

I use the Google XML Sitemaps (Wordpress Plugin) and the latest wordpress version. Recently i have had a lot of 404 not found errors in webmasters. The urls show up without any categories and it links ...
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post categories

I have posts which i would like to put in to 3 categories News, Events, and Press Releases, then i have three pages which are using the same template. I would like to display those posts on to ...
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Redirect category to first available child post

Is possible to redirect category to first available child post please? Thanks!
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Showing Custom Content in a Nav Dropdown

I have a custom content type "balloons", and I've assigned a parent category to a "balloon" item, "Water Balloon" I've made the Balloon category a primary menu item. I want a link to "Water Balloon" ...
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Show recent posts in menu?

I'm building a menu which contains categories. Is there a way to make each menu option show a list of recent posts in that category when you hover over it?
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create relationship between posts from one category and posts from another category

What I'm trying to do is adding in a post admin page a meta box, dynamically listing all posts from another category in the for of a check box list. This way I can create relations between a post and ...
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Should I use custom taxonomy or custom post type

I've recently taken on a project from a client of mine, after a lot of persuasion I've managed to finally get the website under some kind of CMS. I'm pretty new to Wordpress I've come from an ...
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Posts made to category don't show up (do show up on frontpage)

Added a subcategory to WordPress. Wrote a blog post and attached it to this subcategory. Now for some reason when I check it on my site, it give me the below error: Sorry, you are looking for ...
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Featured Posts for Category Pages

I was wondering if anyone knew how to have a different "featured post" based on it's category per category page? For example, if you are on the medical category page, you would see a medical post ...
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What happened to WP No Category Base?

What happened to the plugin in Wordpress plugin repository? The link doesn't work: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-no-category-base/ and search for this plugin doesn't list it. Yes, I know I ...
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How to Show Category List With Corresponding Links?

i want to do a research in Category List Area. I'll Explain Here... Now I have 4 Categories Like 1,2,3,4. First of all it needs to show in the category pages Horizontally.Next is, While Clicking on ...
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How to get Recent Post From Each Category with Thumbnail?

For Example,Now I have 3 Categories Like Food,Transport,Technology.Under These Categories I have Many Posts.Now I Want To Show the Latest Post From Each Category.{How to get Recent Post From Each ...
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Login “Lightbox” for specific category content

There's a specific category on my website that should be restricted to teachers only using login. However, I don't want to hassle the teachers with the not so welcoming admin Wordpress offers. I would ...
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How to override Category rendering mechanism

Currently for every category there is a separate template (category-1.php, category-2.php, etc..), in my case there is over a hundred of them. I want refactor it to 4, so for instance if $cat is in ...
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Category slug $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'];

I'm not sure whats wrong with this line. Have I place this incorrectly? How do I get it to recognize the $yourcat->slug; $cat = get_query_var('cat'); $yourcat = get_category ($cat); $uri = ...
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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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Anyway to hide a Category in the Categories section when adding/editing a post in WP Admin?

I have a Category that I would like to hide in the WP Admin so the author can never check it when adding or editing a post. Is there anyway I can prevent it from showing up by modifying my ...
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Categories not working as expected with custom post type

I have a custom post type set up like: add_action('init', 'portfolio_register'); function portfolio_register() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x('Photos', 'post type general name'), ...
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Get Category ID inside Category template

how do I get the cat ID inside the Template. Very important: I can not do it by the name, because we have muliple cats with the same name. Only the slug is different. If I'd get the slug, it would be ...
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sidebar troubles, taxonomy trouble

can you help me with two things : i have different movies, to classify into different "genre", should i use "taxonomies" or the already built in "category"? is taxonomy more appropriate in this ...
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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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Checkboxes in the category list?

I want the category list to have checkboxes so that the visitor can navigate much more easily, just like the way Amazon does it. Compare: left is my current layout, right is what I want to achieve ...
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Code for Category, Tags, Archive URLs

Working on an SEO plugin and stuck on something I thought would be simple. Looking for code to generate just the URLs for categories, tags, search, and date archives when on that archive set. So if ...
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What is the difference between a “tag” and a “category”?

I have been using WordPress for several years, but have yet to see a reason to employ tags over categories or tags with categories. What is the thinking behind the two, and when are each appropriate? ...
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How do I specify more than one category?

I am excluding comments from specific categories. However, when I try to exclude more than one, it doesn't work. This works: <?php if (!in_category('7')) comments_template(); ?> This does not ...
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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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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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Wordpress get from single.php back to the right category page

in my single.php i have a link back to the category: $category_id = get_the_category(); $category_link = get_category_link( $category_id[0]->cat_ID ); If i am now coming from page 2 to the ...
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Display most recent posts in category with Twenty Ten theme widget

I am fairly new to WordPress, and I would like to have a list of the most recent posts in a certain category appear in a right-hand panel (I can do this with all posts, but not specific categories) I ...
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How do I get the child category posts from a custom post type?

I have a Custom Post Type called "Movies" with 2 categories called "Now Showing" (cat id=6), and "Coming Soon" (cat id=7) I am trying to alter the code to only pull in the child category for two ...
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How to show all posts of the category in wordpress?

I have create a category by using Custom Post Type plugin, and now only the 5 most recent posts of the category are showing. What I want is to show all posts for the category. For examle, suppose I ...
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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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Dynamically Adding Category Specific Content To Specific Category & Subcategory Pages

I'm working on an internal project/idea (a directory of sorts for a vertical market) where I will have 40 Categories with each Category having (potentially) 30 Sub-Categories. For each Category and ...
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Exclude a category from a query that includes its parent category

I am trying to use ids to control the structure of the output of my categories. I need to exclude a category that is part of the parent category that is being queried. What I am trying is : ...