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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Show recent posts from one category on a non-WP site

I'm trying to move back to WP for our blog, after struggling with a clunky CMS for a few years, but we'll be sticking with that CMS for the rest of the site. Is there a plugin (or code) that I can use ...
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How to display subcategory articles in the category view?

I have the wordpress category widget installed on my website that lists all categories/subcategories on my site and their hierachy: Watch Accessories (1) - Straps (1) Watch Glossary (5) Watch Guides ...
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how do you prevent showing a particular category on the admin dashboard for specific user roles?

I'd like to prevent the "Featured" category from appearing for certain user roles. To be specific, I want only the admins and editors to be able to see and thus select or unselect that category. ...
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Displaying list of subcategories and not parent category

I have a blog which has three top level categories. Each top level category has a list of sub categories. I am displaying only certain top level category posts in certain sections of the website. ...
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how to style an individual page in a category [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to show a post single post in page template im trying to understand how to target a template for an individual post. if i use the following hierarchy for my site, ...
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How can i remove the posts category class names from body_class

I have 2 categories, just to make an easy example, Cars and Bikes. I have a post that fits both of the category. If i visit the Cars category, the body_class looks like this: "archive category ...
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Display category-specific comments in sidebar

I'm trying to display comments in the sidebar from only the current category. So far I've got this: <?php // Posts per page setting $ppp = 8; //get_option('posts_per_page'); // either use ...
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Categories in admin interface: can they be collapsible?

I have many hierarchical categories, some of which have the same names. Can I add collapsible categories functionality in the category selection widget in the admin interface? I refer to the ...
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Category RSS feed doesn't show category name

I'm pulling an RSS feed from a custom post type "blogs" under a category of "workers-compensation". Here is the URL: http://www.company.com/category/workers-compensation/feed/?post_type=blog The feed ...
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Is there a way to have duplicate category slugs?

Wordpress sometimes is plain limiting, and some of its logics I just don't get... For example if I have two parent directories: parent1 parent2 with subcategories: parent1 sub parent2 sub ...
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What's a theme that properly handles previews of different types of posts?

I would like to build a WordPress theme that displays customized previews of the latest posts from different categories on the site homepage. For example: a video post would display a small video ...
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Category Template: Need to display different content on first page of archives

So my issue is that I need to create two versions of a category.php template. Now, I know very well that if I want to display posts from just one category, I duplicate category.php and call it ...
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How can I get category ID by category name?

I have a few categories with the same name [some of them are sub-categories]. And I want to get an array of ID's for certain cattegory name. I tried this: $term = get_term_by('name', $cat_name, ...
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programmatically adding categories to custom taxonomy

wp_create_category() adds new categories to the 'content' taxonomy associated with the post type... Simple question really neither wp_create_category() or wp_insert_category() allows configuration ...
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If custom category search then page 2 not found

I'm using a custom post type named fotograf. If it shows all photos in archive page, no problem. It finds photos in every page. But if I'm search a custom category in fotograf custom post type, then ...
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Custom Walker for wp_list_categories

I need some help with making of one Walker Class. Now I’m having a menu with categories and in the dropdown there are some subcategories. The menu is something like that: <div ...
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custom post type category link redirects to index

I'm using custom post type named "fotograf". I want to show every post's category with <?php the_terms( $post->ID, 'fgaleri', '', ', ', '' ); ?> But if I click category then it redirects ...
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the_category() doesn't working in wp_query loop

I'm using custom post type. I want to show every post's the most child category on archive page in wp_query loop. But the_category(''); doesn't work. What should I do? I need your help. Sorry for my ...
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Search by word, category, tag, author

I want to make a search page, offering search functionalities by: 1) word 2) tag 3) category 4) author Can you recommend any technique, any guideline as per how to tackle this?
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(Solved) category link not working [closed]

I created a theme using wamp. It works fine and all, but when I uploaded it to the server, I am having problems with categories. It always generate this url: http://deremoe.com/reviews/ this is what ...
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If in category to be inside of a function

I have this code in WordPress index.php and I was wondering how can I transfer this in to a functions.php to be a part of a function? <?php if (in_category('featured')) : ?> <a ...
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Remove “Parent” Selection When Adding/Editing Categories?

I've been trying to find a way to hide/deactivate the Parent dropdown menu from the Posts -> Categories screen. http://example.com/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category I was able to hide the ...
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How to display non-hierarchical taxonomy as terms with checkboxes?

I'd like to have a non-hierarchical custom taxonomy displayed in the add/edit posts admin screen for a custom post type. Obviously, when the custom taxonomy is non-hierarchical, the meta box that's ...
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How do I get the slug of a custom taxonomy category of a post?

In my template file, I loop through posts that are categorized either web, print, or marketing in a custom taxonomy portfolio. How do I echo the slug of each posts category?
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How to use get_categories() with Event Organiser plugin

I want to display my categories in tabs. All is good, except my "Upcoming Events", created with Event Organiser (awesome plugin at http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/event-organiser/), are not being ...
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Conditional category query breaking?

In my loop.php (see below) I basically have a condition where if the page is not paginated (i.e. if the URL does not look something like this: example.com/page/2) then display 2 posts with a category ...
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Should I use posts or pages in this scenario?

I'm considering using WordPress as the CMS for the website of a small clinic. There are only two sections with sub-sections: team and methods. Team contains each of the team members and Methods ...
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Display Parent Category of a Post belonging only to Subcategory

So basically, I have posts assigned to only subcategories and not to categories (this is so both of them get displayed in the premalink) and in the post page only the subcategory is displayed. I want ...
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Customizing Default Categories Widget

I am trying to hack the default categories widget from wordpress. I have the categories displaying the way I want but I am having trouble editing the output. The widget shows the number of posts in ...
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Get last post date yesterday from each categories not work & double result post

<?php $categories1=get_categories('orderby=post_date&order=DESC'); function filter_where( $where = '' ) { $today = date('Y-m-d', current_time( 'timestamp' )); $yesterday = strtotime ( '-1 day' ...
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Different Category Headers using in_category and elseif

At the moment I'm trying to figure out why this snippet is not working basically I want to display a div id for different categories. I'm using the following. <?php if (in_category( ...
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How to change amount of categories listed on dashboard?

I have 100+ categories & sub-categories for a site I'm working on. How can i change the amount displayed in the list of categories (default 20 per page) on the dashboard?
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Deleting default category in wordpress

I'm looking for a way to delete default category functionality in wordpress but after i delete the default category in wp_terms table in mysql database, it automatically assigns default category to ...
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Using WP Category Lists Plugin to Dynamically Display Category (PHP)

I am trying to use the Category Posts (WP-CPL) plug-in on a blog I'm working on to filter 'Recent Posts' by category. Basically, when someone clicks on the category name on the blog, I would like it ...
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How to sort posts by last name (2nd word) on ONE category only?

I have an "author" category that is used as a list to browse multiple posts containing author biographies. I have Smart Category Ordering installed and right now it is sorted by title ascending. ...
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Autolinking keywords in text with tags

Sometimes in my posts I use the keywords that exists in my tags and categories list. Is it possible to automatically link the keywords in texts with the tags and categories? Or should do it manually ? ...
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not empty categories don't show in menu [closed]

I'm trying to resolve a problem i have showing category posts. I have added a category to my main menu, eventhough it has posts - in the basic theme it doesn't show, in my theme - it shows as a link ...
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menu using category and tags

I'd like to do (somehow) manual menus that would display all posts within certain category. Eg, I'd have sections "applications" and "games" so now i can do this: ...
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How to Import Categories with Descriptions from a CSV File?

How could I import a list of new categories and category descriptions from a file of Comma Separated Values?
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wp_nav_menu not appearing correctly on category page

this is the code i am using to call wp_nav_menu <?php wp_nav_menu( array( 'container_class' => 'menu-header', 'theme_location' => '', ...
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Order by category titles

I have a category page called 'features' this is all fine, but the posts in the features category also belong to a certain genre of film, and it's this what I want to order the posts by on the actual ...
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Get category id when SEO URL is turned on

<?php /* Plugin Name: Members */ function myFilter2($query) { if ($query->is_category) { $currently_listing_categories = ...
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How to create category page

Anybody could help me to make a category page only. Thank you.
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Saving two categories from two dropdowns in front end posting form

So, here's the deal: I have two category dropdowns, the first for the parent categories and the second for the child categories. They form a chain so that when you select the parent category the ...
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Latest posts by category — how to exclude current post?

This is the code I use to display the 4 most recent posts under the category the current post belongs to (right below the current post): <?php if (is_single()) : ?> <?php $count ...
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Displaying category archive of custom post types

I am woefully late to the party on Custom Post Types and only started using them quite recently, so apologies if my questions seems idiotic, but I can't seem to find an answer to my question. I've ...
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Displaying links to all posts of the same category on the post page

I want to display the links to all posts of the same category of the current post on that page. I wrote the following code in the single.php file. <?php $categories_of_this_post = ...
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Advanced archive url structure (category, tag and date)

Is it possible to create a permalink structure like this: mysite.com/category/books/tag/read/2010/01 Or at least something like this: mysite.com/category/books/?tag=read&year=2010&month=01 ...
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Problem: retrieving parent category’s first post

I have a problem checking if a post's category has a parent category, and if so retrieving the first post post of that category. Inside the the_post part: This is my code: ...
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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 ...