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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Get the first post term

How do I get only the first term of a custom post type. I can get all - no problem. This what I am using to grab all of them <?php foreach ($terms as $term) {echo '<a ...
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Shortcode to display all the post from a category in a page

I have 10 category, and when i select a category in the sidebar il list all the post from that category.... FINE, beautiful Now, i like a page, with some text and photos and then after that content, ...
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Wordpress and isotope filtering

Im trying to use Isotope(http://isotope.metafizzy.co/) to filter my Wordpress posts, http://i44.tinypic.com/fco55k.jpg this is how my site looks like, i would like to filter posts depending on a post ...
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Custom post type getting wrong categories and tags

Ok i have a custom post type on my blog called videos, where i only post a video. There's a sceen cap below On the right are the latest post from the custom post type, on the left is the video, ...
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Add 1 category more to If_in_category statement

Hey everyone, a simple question. Question I need to add one more category: Events in the if statement along with News which is stated in the code. How can I add it? Thank You very much :) Code ...
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Exclude the category from the WordPress loop

I have this code for the loop, and I need to exclude a category 4 from this loop. Any suggestions on how to achieve this? Code that starts the loop <?php if(have_posts()): ?> <ol ...
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Exclude the category in Wordpress

My question: This code retrieves the categories. I need to exclude the category number:81. Is there an easy way to exclude it in this code? <?php $cat_lists = retrieve_cat_data_sp( ...
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Local to testing server now the category gives a page not found? [closed]

With my locally created WP theme i used the wrong category for some posts, so i changed it to another one. Everything worked ok. But on my testing website it gives me a 404 page not found. i just ...
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wp_list_pages() not showing on posts

I have the following code showing up a sub-menu on my website (in my header.php file) that shows all well and good, however when I open up a post it dissapears: <div id="dep-menu"> <?php ...
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How to list post as buch of category, and all of them

I like my homepage not to list only one category, but to list all category, group by post. Here is the request : Cat 1 2 3 4 5 and the post will be : post 1 (cat=2) 2(cat=2) 3(cat=1) ...
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Getting categories to change appropriately when using $cat = ' ';

The code below is based on a couple of forum posts from a couple of places. To a certain extent, it works. The issue I am having is that it only shows "Activities", no matter what parent category I'm ...
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wp_parse_args & category parameter

Am trying to use this code: function wp_custom_archive($args = '') { global $wpdb, $wp_locale; $defaults = array( 'cat' => 6, //doing nothing 'format' ...
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Moving Categories submenu to Media, but still opens Posts menu

I'm developing a very media-centered site with WordPress and am using the default categories and tags on uploaded media using, in part this plugin Media Categories. I am displaying a sub-menu item ...
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How can assign posting to Subscriber to specific category?

I'd like to permit posting(writing) to "Subscriber"group to a specific category. How can I do it?
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Is having thousands of unique categories a concern?

I'm in the process of creating a lyrics website using WordPress. Each post consists of a song, and I figured for ease to make each category represent the song artist. With this in mind, the site will ...
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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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wp e-commerce group product by category [closed]

Sorry for my bad english. I have WP 3.3.1 & wp-e-commerce.3.8.7.6.2. On the products page (which use wpsc-products_page.php template) I have list of products. I want to group this products by ...
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Post specific text based on category displayed

So I'm working on a site and I need a news page that is slightly different. It is a post category but I want the text echoed at the top of the news category listing. <?php endif; ?> <?php /* ...
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Get all categories and posts in those categories

I am looking for a solution that allows me to print the following: Cat 1 Cat 2 Cat 3 Post 1 Post 1 Post 1 Post 2 Post 2 Post 2 Post 3 Post ...
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How do I create a way for users to assign categories to a post from the frontend?

Basic idea is for any post on the site, I'd like users to be able to assign a category for it by selecting from a set of checkboxes on the frontend. This would be a kind of crowd-sourced ...
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How do I make the category sidebar widget (stock) display the total # of posts including those in subcategories?

Thanks for taking a look at this for me. You can see the current behavior at http://dev.citylightphilly.com/blog/ -- Here is my specific problem. We are using a category structure like this: Events ...
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How do I display something on a particular category page?

How would I display HTML conditional on a particular category page? Say my permalinks to the category pages are http://www.mysite.com/category/awesome-category How would I cast the <?php if ... ...
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Display ONLY Latest Post From Several Categories

I have searched for this solution on here and was not able to find one that worked for me so I apologize if this seems like a redundant question. I have several categories that I want to display ONLY ...
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Limit a meta box to a specific category

I'm trying to limit a meta_box to posts in a specific category. I'm using this method: http://www.farinspace.com/page-specific-wordpress-meta-box/ and it works rather well But I can't seem to get it ...
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Hide the word 'category' from my permalinks

How can I hide the word 'category' from my permalinks? Regards.
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Get Unique Categories - Group By?

I have 2 separate groups of Categories that a post can be classified in: Client & Medium. I'm trying to display all the Clients (if they have posts), and any Mediums that those posts may belong ...
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What's wrong with my wp database query?

$cats = $wpdb->get_results('SELECT term_id, term_taxonomy_id, taxonomy, parent FROM wp_terms, wp_term_taxonomy WHERE term_id = term_taxonomy_id AND parent = 1 AND taxonomy = "category"', ...
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How to sort categories by id in wordpress admin

I would like to know if it is possible in Wordpress admin to show categories in post-new.php and edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category sorted by id NOT by category name.
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Different Output for “Every Other” Foreach Statement?

I'm currently using the following code in order to get subcategories in a category page and getting the posts foreach subcategory. In the part where it echos "span-12" (line 14) i want it to echo ...
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Category Foreach keeps looping?

I'm using the following code to acquire all the child categories of a category and displaying the child posts of the child categories. <?php $cats = get_categories( 'child_of='.get_query_var( ...
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How do you categorize pages?

I am an experienced Drupal developer who is just getting stuck into Wordpress. For a selected number of pages on a new wordpress build, I need to add them into a category, then add this category ...
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Exclude Category From Home Page, Display Posts on It's Own Page?

I created a new category with the ID of 57, how do I exclude this category from the homepage/blog and then list the posts from this category on its own page? this is what my index.php looks like ...
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Is custom menu name and category name linked in wordpress?

I have created a custom menu for each of my categories (to show subcategories of each category on that category page) and that menu will have the exact same name as the category name. The weird ...
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latest post showing up twice on posts page

Can someone please help me alter my coding to eliminate my problem? I am using this line before the loop: <?php query_posts('cat=3&showposts='.get_option('posts_per_page')); ?> for ...
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Filtering Wordpress Contents based on URL

This is just a theoretical question for now. Given a website that has items of content that are tagged into categories, for example "Coding" "Writing" "Gaming", it is possible to configure the site ...
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Display Only One Category

On my WordPress theme, it displays all of the categories a post is in on the homepage for the post block, I only want to display one category even if a post is under multiple categories. i.e. ...
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How to show related posts by category

In my gallery site i want to show other pictures under the current picture (in single post). I seen more codes but it i asks to specify the category, but i dont want want specify the category manually ...
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How do I include the category next to the title of a post?

On the main page in WordPress all I want is the category to come before the title of the article posted. So for example if it's a Review, I'd like the article name to be Review: Super 8. Okay so if ...
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What Defines What Category A Post Picks (if in multiple)

If I have a post in multiple categories, what defines what category shows up in the URL? Assuming I have permalinks setup as /%category%/%postname% is it the ID or the name?
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How to include first assigned category in the post URL?

What are the options for creating URLs like: site.com/category-name/post-name Where, "category-name" is the first category that the post was assigned to (in the event that the post is assigned to ...
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Wordpress check if user is logged in from non wordpress page

I am using wordpress and I normally use: if (!is_user_logged_in()){ //something here } to detect if the wordpress user is logged in or now. My problem is that I need to detect if the user is ...
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How to control order when displaying child categories

I'm working on displaying a series of child categories in the meta of each post. For instance, after the post appears an array, depending on category selection, describing the post content: Color: ...
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How can I show the subcategories content on the parent category page?

I have a WordPress website that has a category with two subcategories. Now, how is it possible to show the content (the subcategories items/content) on the parent category?
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Relative number of post in category

For a post x in a category y, how can the following output be achieved: Post x is the nth out of m posts in the category y. where m is the total number of posts in the category, and n is the ...
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How to hide a specific category posts in my monthly archive?

I am using the twenty eleven theme in my wordpress site. In posts, I have two categories. One is blogs and other is News. The monthly archive displays the posts of all categories while I want that ...
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Give Children Unique ID's

Is there a way I can give each wordpress children (subcategory UL lists) unique ID's? I'm creating a dropdown list for subcategories and I want to position them but :nth-child isn't supported by ...
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Show add_meta_box by selecting a specific category

In my plugin I want to display an add_meta_box under the WYSISWYG in the new post page, which is no problem and works fine. But the box should only appear when a specific category (example: category ...
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Force category-slug.php to show page, even if it doesn't exist

I have a custom query in category-slug.php, which works fine unless the category doesn't have that number of pages itself. If the category only has 5 pages of posts, but the query I put in has 7, ...
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Display WordPress Parent Categories Only?

I have the following code on a custom wordpress page: <?php $cat_array = array(); $args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'post_status' => 'publish', ...
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Change div background acording to the selected category

I'm coding a graphic menu that consist in five divs with a background each. On mouseover the background changes and the child div disappears. On click, each one works like a link to the correspondent ...