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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formatting the way posts show up

I recently installed the plugin List Category Posts so that my categories show up on the correlating pages. It worked great, only it modified they header size, font, and added a horizontal scrollbar ...
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Trying to only display 1 category using get_posts

I'm trying to only display posts from a certain category in a widget. I've tried it in a few different ways but it is still showing posts from all categories. Here's my code at the moment: $posts = ...
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3 Columns, 3 Categories, One Archive, and Pagination

I have three columns, each displaying 2 posts, each from different categories and each being a new query. These three columns are shown on thier parent category page, which is set to display 6 posts ...
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Getting lots of errors with sitemap on google webmasters

I use the Google XML Sitemaps (Wordpress Plugin) and the latest wordpress version. Recently i have had a lot of 404 not found errors in webmasters. The urls show up without any categories and it links ...
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post categories

I have posts which i would like to put in to 3 categories News, Events, and Press Releases, then i have three pages which are using the same template. I would like to display those posts on 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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Showing Custom Content in a Nav Dropdown

I have a custom content type "balloons", and I've assigned a parent category to a "balloon" item, "Water Balloon" I've made the Balloon category a primary menu item. I want a link to "Water Balloon" ...
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Show recent posts in menu?

I'm building a menu which contains categories. Is there a way to make each menu option show a list of recent posts in that category when you hover over it?
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create relationship between posts from one category and posts from another category

What I'm trying to do is adding in a post admin page a meta box, dynamically listing all posts from another category in the for of a check box list. This way I can create relations between a post and ...
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Should I use custom taxonomy or custom post type

I've recently taken on a project from a client of mine, after a lot of persuasion I've managed to finally get the website under some kind of CMS. I'm pretty new to Wordpress I've come from an ...
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Posts made to category don't show up (do show up on frontpage)

Added a subcategory to WordPress. Wrote a blog post and attached it to this subcategory. Now for some reason when I check it on my site, it give me the below error: Sorry, you are looking for ...
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Featured Posts for Category Pages

I was wondering if anyone knew how to have a different "featured post" based on it's category per category page? For example, if you are on the medical category page, you would see a medical post ...
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What happened to WP No Category Base?

What happened to the plugin in Wordpress plugin repository? The link doesn't work: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-no-category-base/ and search for this plugin doesn't list it. Yes, I know I ...
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How to Show Category List With Corresponding Links?

i want to do a research in Category List Area. I'll Explain Here... Now I have 4 Categories Like 1,2,3,4. First of all it needs to show in the category pages Horizontally.Next is, While Clicking on ...
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How to get Recent Post From Each Category with Thumbnail?

For Example,Now I have 3 Categories Like Food,Transport,Technology.Under These Categories I have Many Posts.Now I Want To Show the Latest Post From Each Category.{How to get Recent Post From Each ...
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Login “Lightbox” for specific category content

There's a specific category on my website that should be restricted to teachers only using login. However, I don't want to hassle the teachers with the not so welcoming admin Wordpress offers. I would ...
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How to override Category rendering mechanism

Currently for every category there is a separate template (category-1.php, category-2.php, etc..), in my case there is over a hundred of them. I want refactor it to 4, so for instance if $cat is in ...
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Category slug $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'];

I'm not sure whats wrong with this line. Have I place this incorrectly? How do I get it to recognize the $yourcat->slug; $cat = get_query_var('cat'); $yourcat = get_category ($cat); $uri = ...
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How to change the layout and styling of posts according to their category in WordPress?

I'm customizing a WordPress installation and was wondering what the best way to do this is. I want to customize each post completely depending on the category. Each post will be under only one ...
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Anyway to hide a Category in the Categories section when adding/editing a post in WP Admin?

I have a Category that I would like to hide in the WP Admin so the author can never check it when adding or editing a post. Is there anyway I can prevent it from showing up by modifying my ...
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Categories not working as expected with custom post type

I have a custom post type set up like: add_action('init', 'portfolio_register'); function portfolio_register() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x('Photos', 'post type general name'), ...
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Get Category ID inside Category template

how do I get the cat ID inside the Template. Very important: I can not do it by the name, because we have muliple cats with the same name. Only the slug is different. If I'd get the slug, it would be ...
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sidebar troubles, taxonomy trouble

can you help me with two things : i have different movies, to classify into different "genre", should i use "taxonomies" or the already built in "category"? is taxonomy more appropriate in this ...
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Displaying custom post type on category pages but not on blog listings

I think this is a fairly simple issue but I haven't got my head around it. Question: how do I get my custom posts to show only on the category archives, but not in the blog post listing page? ...
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Checkboxes in the category list?

I want the category list to have checkboxes so that the visitor can navigate much more easily, just like the way Amazon does it. Compare: left is my current layout, right is what I want to achieve ...
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Code for Category, Tags, Archive URLs

Working on an SEO plugin and stuck on something I thought would be simple. Looking for code to generate just the URLs for categories, tags, search, and date archives when on that archive set. So if ...
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What is the difference between a “tag” and a “category”?

I have been using WordPress for several years, but have yet to see a reason to employ tags over categories or tags with categories. What is the thinking behind the two, and when are each appropriate? ...
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How do I specify more than one category?

I am excluding comments from specific categories. However, when I try to exclude more than one, it doesn't work. This works: <?php if (!in_category('7')) comments_template(); ?> This does not ...
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Why aren't sub-categories nested after creating post in the WP Admin?

I have several sub-categories set up. Everything displays properly as far as nesting (see below) when creating a new post. Category 1 --Sub Category 1 --Sub Category 2 --Sub ...
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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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Wordpress get from single.php back to the right category page

in my single.php i have a link back to the category: $category_id = get_the_category(); $category_link = get_category_link( $category_id[0]->cat_ID ); If i am now coming from page 2 to the ...
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Display most recent posts in category with Twenty Ten theme widget

I am fairly new to WordPress, and I would like to have a list of the most recent posts in a certain category appear in a right-hand panel (I can do this with all posts, but not specific categories) I ...
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How do I get the child category posts from a custom post type?

I have a Custom Post Type called "Movies" with 2 categories called "Now Showing" (cat id=6), and "Coming Soon" (cat id=7) I am trying to alter the code to only pull in the child category for two ...
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How to show all posts of the category in wordpress?

I have create a category by using Custom Post Type plugin, and now only the 5 most recent posts of the category are showing. What I want is to show all posts for the category. For examle, suppose I ...
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How would you create a “weekly” archive?

I'm looking to create individual archives for each category of my website, but want to them to break into weeks. Check out the linked image (can't embed images as a new user?): ...
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Dynamically Adding Category Specific Content To Specific Category & Subcategory Pages

I'm working on an internal project/idea (a directory of sorts for a vertical market) where I will have 40 Categories with each Category having (potentially) 30 Sub-Categories. For each Category and ...
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Exclude a category from a query that includes its parent category

I am trying to use ids to control the structure of the output of my categories. I need to exclude a category that is part of the parent category that is being queried. What I am trying is : ...
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Limit number of posts on a custom category template - breaking pagination

The following code was mentioned from one of the commentors, however it is breaking the pagination. Any corrections please <?php include(TEMPLATEPATH. '/includes/headline.php'); ...
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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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How to search for categories and/or tags?

I have a search function on my blog. If I enter a value, say 'fruits' in the search box and it doesn't match in any of the posts but it is the name of a category in the blog then I want the posts that ...
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How to get child category list post in one template?

Here is what I want to have My category Structure in WP admin Cat Parent -Cat Child 1 -Cat Child 2 -Cat Child 3 -Cat Child 1 This what I want to have in one template: It show the list of ...
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Why would in_category only return one post in a specific category?

So... what I'm trying to do is simple - get the post content for all posts, but only in a given category. Simple - filter the loop using in_category. So I did this (this is actually a stripped version ...
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Display all posts from selected category

This is going to be tough to explain. I have created a custom theme and have a file called: categories.php, in this file i have: <?php $args = array('hide_empty' => FALSE); ...
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Show list of categories even if they have no posts

Is there a way to show a list of all categories available even if there are no posts associated with them. So if there is a post in that category then it echos a link and if not it just echos out the ...
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Count the posts number for every category

I'd like to count the number of posts created for every category, so: 12 Works (12 posts in works category) 36 Pictures (36 posts in pictures category) 17 Furnitures (17 posts in furnitures category) ...
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Posts URL structure like site.com/category/the-post-title

I'm new with wordpress and I would like to understand better if it's possible to create pages with an url based on the category and then the post title, so: something like ...
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Wordpress Post # of # filtered by category slug

I want to show post #4/100 at the top for each post for which I'm using following code function updateNumbers() { /* numbering the published posts: preparation: create an array with the ID in ...
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Category page showing posts from all categories

I am trying to set up a category archive (editing category.php) that displays a list of posts from one single category. If I left the twentyten default code (get_template_part( 'loop', 'category' ...
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Recent posts per category loop?

I need a loop/plugin/widget to display latest posts from the category the user is browsing and at the same time if he visits the home page, it should show posts from all categories (not a specific ...
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Displaying Custom Posts

I came across a strange problem while working on my dev environment for a site we're making. We have custom post types, so I'm not sure if that's the reason why it's not working correctly. However, I ...