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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Admin - post order by category and sub category

I am trying to get the list of posts ordered in the admin area when sorted by their parent category. Ideally it would sort like this: parent category 1 -child category 1 --post 1 --post 2 ...
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Get id of category from drop down menu

Im trying to get the category ID from wp_dropdown_categories();and then pass the ID into a loop to have it output posts titles from that particular category. I currently have this: <form ...
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Optimal way to redirect home page to category archive?

Question What'd be an optimal way to redirect the home page of a WordPress site to a category archive without involving external factors (e.g. Apache's .htaccess) i.e. within WordPress? Why? (Only ...
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Sticky Posts Not Sticking to Top of Category Archive

I'm using my index.php to display post archive pages rather than a specific archive.php file. This works fine, however sticky posts do not stick to the top of it. They do however, stick to the top of ...
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Use standard WordPress categories with a CPT

I've just converted all of my blog posts to a CPT because I needed them to be hierarchical. Problem is, I had categories assigned to all of the posts. How can I use the standard WordPress categories ...
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Random Featured Image Based on Category

I am looking to extend the below code to select a random featured image based on a specific category. The below works but uses an overall list of images to pull from vs a list of images based on ...
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Get the post_type of current taxonomy or category page

I want to get post type of currently visited category or term. As for example, I have post_type post and category named Blog. On Blog listing page, how can I get that this is a category of the ...
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Single.php Active Category Class

Currently by default (I believe) when you're on single.php, Wordpress doesn't add a "Active" class to the blog category you're viewing the single post in like it would for pages or if you're on the ...
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Checking for two categories in query_posts

How can I check two category_name values in the following query_post? <?php query_posts('category_name=recent-work&posts_per_page=1'); if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : ...
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Show Secondary Sidebar on Category pages (archive)

My site has the following structure where one column is for the main content (articles) and the other one, on the right, is for the sidebar (primary sidebar). The theme allows me to change the layout ...
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How to make all posts in a category “unsticky”?

The other day I posted this question. Now I'm wondering how I can do the same thing except this time instead of making unsticky posts sticky the code should make the ones that already are marked as ...
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How to make all posts in a category sticky?

Total WP and web development noob here. As the title suggests, I'm trying to make all the posts in one of my categories into "stickied" posts. But so far I've had no luck. What I've tried is this ...
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How to have Multiple Archives Widgets, one archive widget per category (in a different page)?

Please read the whole question before assuming this question is repeated. After one day of trying plugins and tutorials, I am convinced that there is no straightforward method of achieving what I am ...
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How to display posts from specific category using get_option function?

I try to display posts from specific category only in a author page, using get_option function like in the code below but it does not work: <?php query_posts('cat='.get_option('admin_cat')); ?> ...
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Displaying a custom field in Category Archives

I am using WordPress 3.5.1 / Twenty Twelve Theme. I would like to display a custom field in my Category Archives. I have the following custom field working in my single.php , it displays a custom url ...
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How to create a category and sub-category sorted blogroll with all posts?

I would like some help to post all the posts of my website into a blogroll sorted by categories and subcategories. The end-result HTML I would like to see displayed would be something like this: ...
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Add Custom Post Type Categories to General Categories

I've created three custom post types. I want them seen as general categories. I could not find a solution, can anybody help me? Thank you.
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Category Descriptions - HTML?

Is it possible to allow HTML to be rendered in Category descriptions? My theme uses them quite a lot, and I'd like to style them better with images and links. This seems to be do-able from what I ...
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Link each category to last post

I would like that each category link to the last post of each category. category 1 ----> link to the last post of category 1 category 2 ----> link to the last post of category 2 category 3 ----> ...
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Editing “Kahi's Highlight Used Categories” plugin code - highlighting parent and child category in post page

I´m trying to highlight (using css), the child and parent categories in use in the selected post. So I´ve found this plugin "Kahi's Highlight Used Categories". Plugin´s website: ...
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Add multiple orderby with pre get posts

I am already using a small code to set default sort orderby a custom field called "Year" I need to add another orderby to also sort by "Post Title" in the same sort. Sort = Year-Customfield (DESC) ...
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Advanced Custom Fields: Using category as a rule, before publishing new post?

I am using Advanced Custom Fields plugin to assign some fields to posts with a certain category, but the fields does not appear before I publish the post. I have made some links on the dashboard, so ...
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Display all posts from specific categories on a page

I want to display all posts from specific categories on a single page. Therefore I edited the page.php file in my theme folder. I added an 'if-clause' to check which page currently being displayed and ...
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How to split the categories of subcategories with thumbnails

This is the code I use to display all product categories with thumbnails: <?php $cats = get_terms('product_cat', array( 'hide_empty' => 0, 'orderby' => 'name' )); ?> <div ...
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How can I make wp_list_categories output li with category-slug as class, for its children?

Simply put, I'd like to change the wp_list_categories output from this: <li class="cat-item cat-item-1"><a href="http://mysite.com/category/articles">Articles</a></li> ...
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How To Find Out Wordpress Category Table in MYSQL?

I know WordPress stores all post data in 'wp_posts' table. But here WordPress not define any category id or reference related with it. Please let me know, how 'wp_posts' table find out exact ...
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How to Set an Individual Homepage for Each User?

I would like to give my users the ability to customize the homepage of the site. For example, if somebody is not logged in only the default categories appear. Once someone creates an account and ...
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Removed slug from CPT, now How/where do I hook the filter to the taxonomy term archive pages link?

I added the code below and successfully changed my CPT slug for the taxonomy terms. My blog permalinks are /article/%postname% in case you wonder, and I'd like to keep it that way, so no clashes with ...
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How to choose a sort order (for posts) per category? (ideally when creating a new category)

Assume I have a bunch of posts (articles) in two categories: "upcoming events" (cat=1) and "past events" (cat=2). When listing all posts of a specific category out of those two, category 1 shoud be ...
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Use template of parent category for single post sub-categories

I have single post templates in a folder in my child theme marked "single". I need the sub categories to use the same template as their parent. I've read a dozen tutorials all of which were more than ...
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Can the_category display a post count?

Is it possible for the_category to display a post count within a post. Looks like Posted In: Category Name (3),Category Name (2) etc etc Possible or not? I would just use wp_list_categories but it ...
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If no posts in category display Form instead of not found

I have a couple of categories that don't contain any posts (yet). What I would like to do is have a form which takes users details for future posts. Am I right I thinking I simply edit the page ...
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How to Check if a Child Category is Being Queried

I need to change the number of posts queried for specific categories 'Recipes' or 'Product Reviews'. The below code works great for this, I have it in functions.php: function ...
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I use same slug name for category and page

I added one slug and page with the same name and they worked fine, but when creating a second WP forced me to rename the page (being created after the category) with an additional "-2" how to clear ...
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Get post related on category

it's a catalog website for different product. I need a function that will get the category of the selected product, and get all the product from that category Let see an example. A table, is in wood ...
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Custom Post Type, Two categories, Two columns with Pagination

I searching a lot to found a way solves that and no luck at least. Sorry for my unpulish english, I do my best explaining my issue. I have a Custom Post Type called 'Events' this have two categories ...
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Using same slug name for a page and category

I know it isn't good practice but I'm considering using same name slugs for some pages and categories on a site that I'm working on. It's a small site and it doesn't seem to affect anything in ...
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Using get_terms() to list terms from one custom taxonomy AND from one specific built-in category

I'm trying to get the terms of a taxonomy (kind) and the number of content they have but only for a specific category (get_parent_page_slug() = city name = category slug). This is what I have so far: ...
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Display most recent post in category instead of archive?

I've successfully redirected my blog page to my most recent post - i.e. so when you click the 'blog' link in the nav it goes to the most recent post page and you can click next/prev buttons to ...
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How to display a category list in a mediawiki like way?

I would like to reproduce on Wordpress the same behaviour of mediawiki when it comes to display the posts of a certain category (with an alphabetical order, in columns and using first letters in bold ...
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Pagination for query_posts();

I know there have been many question like this and I've read them, but I still cant get it working... I have this query: query_posts(array('cat'=>3,'posts_per_page'=>5)); And I simply display ...
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Show Subcategory Description

I'm using the following code to show the subcategories of a category within my archive.php page: <?php if (is_category()) { $this_category = get_category($cat); if ...
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wp_list_categories link to first post of category instead of calling taxonomy template

I'm using wp_list_categories to give me a list of links to categories (no surprise there) Is it possible to get Wordpress to link to the first post of a given category instead of calling the taxonomy ...
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How to make category RSS feeds show full content

I'm trying to fix a friend's feed to show full content in the category feed instead of only a summary. He's already done the setting bit, but it still doesn't seem to work. Thoughts? EDIT: The feed ...
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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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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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Regex problem in an add_rewrite_rule

I'm working on a category page for a custom post type called articles in WP 3.1, and I'm having some trouble with extracting the page number. The url: /articles/category/background/ Currently, what ...
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Wordpress MU 2.9.2 to 3.0.5 changes to category.php

In the latest version of WP I see the category.php page is now using edit-tags.php. The version Im running seems to have an issue with the search feature on this page whereas the new version doesnt. ...
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Categories will only display links to posts

Hey I'm currently using the Titan theme for my website and I want each category to display each FULL posts for that particular category, but with my theme Titan this is not a option. I only get links ...
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How can I create a permalink with two categories, with the order based on the parent category?

Basically, I'd like to create a category permalink like example.com/books/adventure without having to make adventure a child-category because it will apply to other categories as well. So the end ...