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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Is changing post from category in a large blog a good practice?

I was reading this question "Changing post category based on its post date" because I have some similar situation... Also the majority of "featured post" plugins on wordpress works by specifying a ...
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Add a specific category at a specific place to the menu that uses wp_list_pages

I have a main menu where I display pages. All the pages have associated sub-pages, however in the menu some of them are displayed by themselves without sub-pages and some are displayed with a submenu ...
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Force category choice before creating new post?

How can I force the user to first choose a category before continuing to the editor when creating a new post? I want to set some default content, but this is based on the category, so I need to know ...
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How do I list only children of a specific category in a drop-down?

Okay, I think I'm pretty close. I have the following going on: $cat_id = get_cat_id('library'); wp_dropdown_categories('hierarchical=1&parent=$cat_id'); However, it doesn't work with $cat_id ...
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Build page base on category

I know how to hardcode that... but i like to have a plugin with shortcode that will make it for me... do you know any... If not, i will have to make it myself Have a page (blank) and build it base ...
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wp_dropdown_categories by date?

Is there any way to specify a time period for wp_dropdown_categories or wp_list_categories or something else...? I want to create a archive page, so that if your in the archive of 2010, you'll see ...
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Show Sticky Posts in Category Archive

I'd like to be able to show sticky posts at the top of category pages. I'm using archive.php for my category page. I'm using the code below to display sticky posts at the top of my category archive ...
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Allow contributors to add categories, but not delete

I used a plugin called "User Role Editor" to allow contributors to add categories, but it also lets them delete categories. Any suggestions?
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1 post per category on homepage and counting those posts

What I'm trying to do on my homepage is to pull the latest post from each of 6 categories but then I need the variable $counter to increase (+1) for each post so that I can style them properly. I've ...
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How to select posts from multiple categories and metavalues?

I need to select posts who are in multiple categories and have certain post metavalue. I can select multiple categories with query_posts( array( 'category__and' => array(1,2,3) ) ); But also I ...
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Create subdomains for tags and categories

I'd like to find a way to make subdomain addresses work for some of my important tags and categories. For instance foo.thesite.com would show content for thesite.com/category/foo. I've been trying to ...
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Link posts together (relative, not grouped)

I have a Custom post type called 'Stories', which holds 'stories'. I need a way to link stories together. For example, i have Story A. I need a way to define story B as a relative to story A. I ...
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How to disable category without deleting?

Is there a plugin or some php code to do this: I want to disable some categories from the category box on the add/edit message page. I don't want to delete the categories and I want to leave the ...
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can I 'combine' categories as a menu item?

I have custom post type and I want to have a menu where I combine category or categories from default Wordpress post type and from my custom post type. Let's say I have these categories sport, ...
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Escaping Quotes

For some reason when i try to put like a embeded video my video has slashes inside the code, but if I add it in the template itself then the code is fine i was told its "escaping quotes" anyhow this ...
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Exclude category to “the_breadcrumb” functions

(sorry for my english) in my theme I Breadcrumbs function. I would like to exclude the categories, can you help me? here's the code: function the_breadcrumb() { global $post; if (!is_home()) ...
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Category “same post” retreive and display

I have made a multiple category. Each item belong to one or more category. So when display one item, i like to retreive the category of this item, and display all post that have belong to that ...
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List all subcategories from category

How can I get all subcategories from a certain category?
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Automatically exclude categories from metabox based on title

I am designing a website which will be used as a school PA system. Users will be posting entries into categories named for specific dates that correspond to school assemblies. We have two assemblies a ...
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get_the_category and echo out link to child-most/deepest category

I have this code which is located on the search.php page and retrieves all the categories for each post and echo's out a link to the first category: $category = get_the_category(); ...
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List categories of a post hierarchically?

Let's say I got the following categories: Style | + Shoes + Pants If I make a post and put it in the Style and Shoes category, it will list them alphabetically instead of hierarchically. So ...
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Category Specific Archive

I'm trying to display a monthly archive but only for a certain category. How can I do this?
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Search doesn't find tags or categories in custom post types

I've added tags and categories to a custom post, but the search bar doesn't find them when I use it. It does find the 'uncategorized' category (default category) that's inherent in wordpress though. ...
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Is it possible to have WordPress not recognize category URLs?

I don't want to support Categories in my WordPress site. I know I can have an empty category.php page to cater for users using a URL to directly query the default Category (/category/Uncategorized), ...
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How would I increase the Author Role to be able to add a new category?

How do I increase Author Role permissions to be able to add Categories? Other solutions welcome. We just need guest authors to be able to add categories while ensuring there is not already a existing ...
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get listed category's id?

ok - so i'm listing categories and their sub-categories. How can i get the ID of the category that's being shown with a function? ( i know what it is in the admin ) ie /category/events/women-in-art/ ...
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Redirect Problems with Archive Page and GET variables

I'm having an issue with a third party plugin called WP-Calendar, where clicking on the "next" and "prev" links in a small calendar results in a redirect error. This problem only appears to be ...
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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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Category articles “read more” links not active

If I click on a category in my Wordpress blog, it displays an excerpt of all articles in the category, and finishes with a word that says "continue" which has no hyperlink. Example here. How do I ...
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Exclude current post from loop

I have a custom post type for accessories. When you view the post it also shows related posts. It looks great, but it also shows the current post within related posts. Is there a way to exclude the ...
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Display only one result from “get_the_category_list”

I'd like get_the_category_list to only display one or two categories instead of all the categories associated with the post. Haven't been able to find any results. <?php echo ...
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get all tags from category

i'm displaying all posts by category in my template and i was wondering: is it possible to get a list of all tags used by that category? i only found out how to make a tag-dropdown but it's from all ...
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Creating Pages that show specific blog categories [closed]

How do you: 1) create a page and select "Blog Template" and also choose which category for the Blog's you want. 2) Then create a blog post and choose the category for that page....resulting in a ...
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Creating a Blog with numerous categories

I'm creating a health conditions site where contributors will make posts. If I want to have multiple people with the "Author Role" be able to post about various categories, do I have to manually ...
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Listing Parent, Child and GrandChild Categories and then the PostTitles on Page Template !

What I want to do is a loop like this is something like this I'm really sorry but its hard to format here! I going to put this short url http://pastebin.com/dEdKzgJz so you can see it better... Can ...
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Plugin for custom sort order for categories?

I'd like to employ a sort order option in my theme to allow categories to be sorted similar to pages. Can anyone recommend a plugin that does this?
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And/Or Category Query

I'm having a lot of trouble using php query_posts(array('category__and'=>array(1,3))) - it seems to be pulling anything that's in category 1 regardless of whether it's also in category 3 and I only ...
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one category template for multiple categories

i have category-events.php to list my posts tagged 'events' but it wont work for 'events' child categories. ie i have some posts tagged 'events' and one of events' children 'exhibition'. I thought it ...
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WordPress Multisite - global categories

Setting up a WP multisite instance - the client has an existing ontology / set of categories that they want to classify all content across the set of blogs. Also the desire is that any new categories ...
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Output Title of Post's Current Category

How do I output the current category title for each specific post? <?php query_posts('category_name=group&posts_per_page=10'); ?> <?php if (have_posts()) : ...
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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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Code to pull in a PHP file named after the category ID

I use this code to pull in an image based on a post's category. Images are named after the category they represent, so a post in category 50 pulls in 50.jpg. <?php foreach((get_the_category()) as ...
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List Terms in Category

I want to list all terms of a specific taxonomy used in a category. Like I have a taxonomy called 'Manufacturer' and a category 'Shoes'. Each post in this category has a term like 'Nike', 'Adidas' or ...
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Different size video display for category page (smaller) & detail page (larger)

I have a 'media' category page that pumps in videos / image galleries. I'm looking to have a smaller size video display (vimeo / youtube) on the category page, and the full size video on the single ...
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How to show only child categories using the_category();

I'm using the_category(); on my category.php template to show the category's name — the problem is that it attaches the category's parent category. Is there any way to show only child categories using ...
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Query the Loop without breaking it

Im trying to make different querys in my category like one with a offset of post and one that shows one post but while it continues to go through the loop, this is what i have but the loop keeps ...
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Exclude category from related post

I made a related post sidebar widget and im trying to exclude a category from it i tried 'exclude'=>7932 but that doesnt seem to work, is there another way to do this? <?php $category ...
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Custom Fields to Category edit page, then displaying them in a template correctly

Seem to be having a few issues with this project lately so sorry for spamming questions! I needed to give the category edit page in the admin a few additional fields to allow my client to manage them ...
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get_categories for custom post type and filter by custom taxonomy (brand) and list child categories of a defined category

Thanks to @MikeSchinkel I have the following code: $term = get_query_var('term'); $brand = get_term_by('slug',$term,'brands'); // This here just to illustrate $categories = ...
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Is it possible to post with Word 2007 via XML-RPC and limit categories by user?

I'm working on a project for a school district I work at where we want to use Word Press to have employees from all of the buildings post announcements and press releases via Word 2007. We will then ...