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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Most recent post from every category/taxonomy but sorted by date

I am trying to get a list of the most recent post from every category/taxonomy. I have found a solution for this, but I want the overall list to be sorted by post date. At the moment it is sorted by ...
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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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Filter by post category in Media Library

I am trying to find a way to filter the Media Library by the Post Category that a Media item is assigned with. I can see that you can sort by "attached to" but this only get me a little of the way ...
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Category checkbox list tree changes when editing a post

I'm setting up the categories for my website and I have them like so: That's it, I have children of the same name but they are not interchangeable. If that bugs you just think that they have ...
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Multisite - Protect categories from deletion?

UPDATE: For anyone following this thread, the plugin solution does work, but seems to have a problem on my multisite format. I have now tested on 3 individual installs and on 3 multisites. On the ...
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Redirecting specific category to subdomain

I have a problem in following situation: I have 2 separate Wordpress 3.3.1 instances, main at domain.com and one of them (which consists of simple Q&A type site) is available from subdomain ...
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Changing Top Level Items into Radio Buttons in the Categories Meta Box?

I know it is possible to change the WordPress category list to radio buttons in the admin panel for posts, but I would like to make the just the Parents radio buttons and the sub categories or ...
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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 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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Display list of Sub-Categories and the posts they contain, within one main Category

I've found tons of code and plugins to do various things; from show posts for specific cats, subcats of a cat, etc.. BUT, I cannot for the life of me find, nor do I know the WP API well enough to do ...
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Category Archive, list subcategories of each post

I found this post, but it was never answered. I'm looking for the same thing, haven't been able to find a solution so far. My problem is that I can't find a way to list subcategories unique to each ...
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Send an email when custom post type category is changed

This is the first time I've attempted to write an action hook. My CPT has 4 categories. I'm trying to make WP automatically sends an email notification when the category is changed. By change I ...
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Display only posts from referred category on date archive page

I am using wp_get_archive() in category.php. If I am on page of category=2 it should show my archives of only that category. However it is for all the categories. Following is the code for my ...
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How do I change the sql query for wp_get_archive()

I am using wp_get_archive() in category.php. If I am on page of category=2 it should show my archives of only that category. However it is for all the categories. So how can I change the query for ...
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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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How to exclude uncategorized from permalink structure /%category%/%postname%/

I'm using a custom permalink structure: /%category%/%postname%/ So that my posts are listed like: mysite.com/widgets/blue-widget This works fine as long as "blue-widget" exists in one and only ...
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Woocommerce product categories order [closed]

Is it possible to sort product categories? I have a category with a lot of subcategories. On the category page all the subcategories is listed. Right now I can only change the order by drag and drop ...
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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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Redirect category to first available child post

Is possible to redirect category to first available child post please? Thanks!
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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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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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How to query all posts of a specific category, and any other category combination

Basically, I'm looking to query all post of category 'news', and any combination of other categories to display as Related News on single content type pages. So, if someone writes a post, and ...
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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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How to add HTML5 'required' attribute to wp_dropdown_categories() without JavaScripts?

I'm using wp_dropdown_categories() for populating <select> field with custom taxonomy terms. If the code is like below: <?php $args = array( 'show_option_none' => __( 'Select one', ...
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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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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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Exclude sub category posts from category display

I have a post category structure like this: news news / conferences news / newsletter In Appearance > Menu, I have added 3 menu items. One each for the categories News, Conferences, Newsletter. ...
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wp_update_nav_menu_item() to insert categories

In the script below, I'm attempting to dynamically add categories to a custom menu. Everything works great, except for the fact that the categories do not have hyperlinks. What am I missing in ...
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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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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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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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display sub categories assoccited with each post in a category archive page

i have wordpress blog with many posts. each posts associated with many categories and sub categories. i want to display sub categories assoccited with each post in a category archive page. for ...
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How to add style to category link?

<h1><?php the_category(' &bull; '); ?> ยป <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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Combining custom post type and post category

How can I query all the posts from either the custom post type ('videos') or with a post category ('video') in a loop? I've managed to create a query that combines the posts from a custom post type ...
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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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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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Pagination for category slug returns 404 when page >= 2

I have a custom type and the slug is: 'rewrite' => array('slug' => 'blog/%blogs_tax%'), And after register_post_type() I have a function to rewrite the slug variable. I works fine, but I ...
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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: ...