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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Does WordPress Offer a Way to Find All of the Categories that Don't Have Children?

Background As discussed in Is There a Difference Between Taxonomies and Categories, taxonomies refer to a generalized system of classification and organization of objects or data. In the case of ...
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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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Setting Custom Sort Order of Posts within a Category

I've got this category setup that includes several posts. By design it's not a blog, but a staff listing. Currently all of the staff members have their own posts with the category. I'd like to be able ...
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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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Wordpress: category page not for post's

Please at first let me explain my question. I use wordpress to create web sites for flash games, so I don't have certain page for post's. I add each game by post-new.php?post_type=game and u can see ...
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Echo one category as title when post has multiple categories?

UPDATED QUESTION to be CLEARER Here's my situation: Wordpress top navigation has several menu items that jump to an array of posts within a specific category. For example, if you click "necklaces" ...
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Exclude category by slug for for each loop

I am trying to exclude some categories from a for-loop. <?php $categories = get_categories(array('exclude' => 'apps, windows')); ?> <?php foreach ($categories as $category) : ?> ...
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Root level category, tag, author and archive pages to work

I want root level Wordpress urls to work for category, tag, author and archive page. For example right now categories pages are. domain.com/category/cat-name/ it shows posts under cat-name ...
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Modification to wp_list_categories

I dug this up to help me modify wp_list_categories and place the featured image from the latest post in that category, inside the generated li. class CategoryThumbnail_Walker extends Walker_Category ...
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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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How to get next previous category in same taxonomy?

Like WP get_adjacent_post function gives the next and previous post data based on the parameters i want to get the next/previous category data is there any WP built in function which does the right ...
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How to add style to category link?

<h1><?php the_category(' &bull; '); ?> » <a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>" class="my-title-class"><?php the_title(); ?></a></h1> How to add ...
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Get categories for a specific post - Custom post type

I'm trying to retrieve all the categories which are related to a specific post, using the wp_get_post_categories() function. The problem is that it is a custom post type, so I tried sending it in the ...
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is there a better way of combining this?

Hoping someone can point me in the direction of writing this in a more succinct way. I'm working on my website, and want to display a total of 5 posts from the category 'general wonderings'. The ...
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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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Hide/Show only specific categories in wp-admin new-post.php

Can anyone give me a function or an idea of the method I would need to use to hide categories from the selection box in wp-admin? I have a custom post type and I would like my authors to be able to ...
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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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WP_Query() returns null when results exist!

I really, really don't get it. On my archive.php and category.php it doesn't find any content. I know the correct templates are loaded, but WP_Query just don't find any content. This is what i've ...
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Show children of top level category only

Imagine i have a URL structure like this: www.domain.com/category/subcategory/ This is my code: <?php $args=array( 'child_of' => $cat-id, 'hide_empty' => 0, 'orderby' => ...
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Listing and accessing categories for a custom post type

I have two post types: Projects and Events. I want each of these post types to have their own categories: Upcoming and Past. I have an archive page displaying the posts in these types. However, on ...
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Allow users to post to a certain category

I have a website running Wordpress. I have lots of content, e.g. tutorials, and I made a new category on a separate page, so I don't have a lot of content there. I want users to be able to add ...
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Categories or Custom Post Type to Organize Content

Let's say I'm starting a martial arts website and I want to categorize content into themes: philosophy fitness training techniques diet Etc. I keep going back and forth between using custom loops ...
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Filter posts under multiple categories?

How do I filter the posts by multiple categories? For example, if some of my posts are categorized under just apples and some as just oranges and some both, how would I filter the results to show only ...
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Accessing WordPress MySQL Database via Data Connection in Visual Studio 2010 using C#

So I've Googled and followed countless tutorials, read documentation on MySQL, Visual Studio, WordPress, and Plesk. I try to leave posting on this site as the final option and it seems it has come to ...
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exclude category from WordPress Form function

I have this function and I need to somehow exclude a category number 14 from my submission form. Is there any way to do it inside this function? function retrieve_cat_data($byid = false){ ...
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wp_list_categories: get latest featured_image of category

I was thinking about a nicer way to display the categories in my sidebar. Instead of a plain list style, I'd like to have images / thumbnails show up as well. Currently I'm using the following: ...
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how to query posts and auto assign category if post title has keyword

how can i query posts by current date and auto assign category based on keyword found on post title, something like if title contains 'oranges' auto assign it 'oranges' category maybe something like ...
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How can you change the permalink for pages?

When I set my permalink to '/%category%/%postname%.html' this will work for all the posts, but the pages still don't have a .html at the end. Is there a way I can fix that?
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Wrap Post count in a span

I'm using this code: $args = array( 'hide_empty' => FALSE, 'title_li'=> __( '' ), 'show_count'=> 1, ); wp_list_categories($args); How ...
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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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Fixing category count

Somehow my post counts are incorrect due to inserting rows via php. I have the following code to update the count, is it correct? global $wpdb; $result = mysql_query("SELECT term_id,term_taxonomy_id ...
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Page navigation within a category

I would like to know why my page navigation within a particular category doesn't work. The code seems correct but I never see the pagination links. <?php $my_query = new ...
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Select category in custom query

I'm sure this question is asked alot, but I cannot figure it out, since all the different ways to query posts are confusing me.. Here is my current code. How can I tell the code to only get posts ...
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Show posts of one category only with Custom Taxonomy on single.php

I have created a custom post type named 14kgold. Under this I defined two categories: Symphony and Noir. Now I added items/ products to each category. When I open a product under one category i.e. ...
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Wrap a chosen category name with div

I'm trying to wrap a category name in a post with a div. This is how i get the category name I need. Reference Links : get_term_by term_exists My Ideas <?php $term = term_exists('foo', ...
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I want to create a posts widget and be able to select categories

Can you please tell me how can I create a wordpress posts widget that outputs posts based on a categories selection ( category checkboxes of all the post categories ) This is in my form function: ...
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Theme for subcategories

I am working with categories (cities) and subcategories with the same menu (for example: cars, animals, houses). Therefore right now my categories structure looks like this: - London -- cars -- ...
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Related content based on category name

I'd like to modify the code below so it grabs the data based on the category the post is in and 'only' that category, not children categories, not other categories, only the category of the current ...
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Same menu for different taxonomies to reach different content

I'm using a "location" taxonomy to show the same website for 4 different locations. Each of them will have the same categories which I want to display in a menu. Is there anyway to create the same ...
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How to have a static category/author page?

I'm using a static front page with my theme and it's convenient and just nice. I'd like to do the same for the category and author pages as well. I can't find this asked yet... My reasons are... • I ...
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Number of posts in page - set per category and exclude sidebar

I have a widget in the sidebar that shows recent posts. The code below works to set the number of posts per page in each category, but it also affects the sidebar. Is there any way to exclude the ...
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Display parent category with child categories and post count

I want show to specific parent category with child category like a tree see below example main parent catgory (50) child category (25) child category (15) child category (10) ...
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category__in not working on custom post type

Can't get my WP_Query loop to work, cannot figure out why category__in won't work. Just want to pull certain categories FROM my custom post type $args = array( 'post_type' => 'bbt', ...
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Add category to all post by using sql query?

I have a thousand posts and all them don't have category. Do you know how to associate category with all posts by using sql query?
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Display Categories or Subcategories with name & description in category.php

I have the following issue for my customer. Can some suggest a possible solution to this issue? This website has Categories & Subcategories Cat1 -Subcat1 -Subcat2 -Subcat3 Cat2 -Subcat1 ...
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New WP_query in template not working with CPT+category on some pages

I have three page templates, homepage, documentary, and corporate, each using the same CPT WP_query code with only the category name changed for each respectively. The homepage works fine, pulling and ...
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Display page of custom posts?

I have a custom post type, "design_asset". I am displaying them on a page template, with the loop <?php rewind_posts(); $paged = ( get_query_var( 'paged' ) ) ? get_query_var('paged') : 1; $args = ...
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wp_list_categories and custom post types

I'm confused. I have a custom post type "asset". I created posts, and they are all at /asset/post-title I assigned categories to the custom post type, e.g. "patterns" The categories page shows the ...
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Looking to exclude blog posts from category Previous/Next buttons

I'm working on some conditional elements here and I thought I had it but it's still not working right. You can see my site here. What I've done is displayed only category Legal Libation Columns (98) ...
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Custom Post Type used for FAQs Accordion

OK, so I asked this earlier and no one had any answer for me. I have a CPT for FAQs. FAQs are separated into 'categories.' I need the name of the 'category' then a every post within that 'category.' ...