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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list all child categories that apply to current post even if those cats are empty?

list all child categories that apply to current post even if those cats are empty? everything I tried just shows "post not found" - Have alphabetical listing and trying to create A B C D ...
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Check for parent category

Code below is designed for testing to see if current post is in a category that is an ancestor (child/grandchild/greatgrandchild etc) of cat number 526 $cats = wp_get_post_categories(); if ...
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Category related -> excerpt, title and thumb in sidebar on article page

I've done some research and tried different solutions but this snippet gets me the actual post content in sidebar, when on a single/article page, from the category the post belogs to. But I need to ...
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Sub category templates

I've inherited a Wordpress site that my company built before I started working here. I would go and ask this question of the guy who built it, but he has now left the company. My query relates to ...
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How can I add a page that shows posts from a single category?

Is it possible to add a page that shows posts for a certain category? Do I need to create a page and have it redirect to http://site.com/category/myposts?
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Custom post type archive category page results in 404

I've created a custom post type: register_post_type('campaign', array( 'labels' => array( 'name' => __("Campaigns"), 'singular_name' => __("Campaign"), ), ...
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How can I add the featured image functionality to a custom taxonomy?

I would like to be able to use the 'featured image' functionality, found on post types, for a custom taxonomy. I have a taxonomy called 'collections' and I would like each collection to have a ...
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add text to the top of category page

I want to add the text to top of each category page. I am using a plugin http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/categorycustomfields/ . With the help of this plugin, i am able to add extra field to my ...
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How to add Categories to the top menu of the website?

How can I add links to the categories (for example, Category-1) to the top menu of my WordPress blog? Only Pages appear here.
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Last x Posted Categories?

Is there a widget available that will list the latest x categories according to posting date, essentially providing a list of the most recently active topics?
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wp_nav_menu not appearing for a couple pages

I solved the problem with the page, the correct answer is ptriek's comment below. Well I'm having a bit of an odd problem here, wp_nav_menu works on all pages EXCEPT my category pages (probably my ...
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If statement for catergories

I was wondering if someone could explain how to roughly code this into php: if catergory = Cars && user is unregistered <my code> else <my code>
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Exclude categories from postquery

I asked this question without a clue what was going on. I got an answer with the code below. It worked when I got it. I tested it with shirts only, assuming it worked with the other cats. it doesn't ...
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Code that displays images - images get shown multiple times

On My category.php page i've got a list of categories with the title and the description. Here's the code: <?php $cat_id = get_query_var('cat'); $catlist = ...
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Category pagination not working

My category page navigation doesn't seem to be showing up at all, what am I missing in my coding? <?php get_header(); ?> <div class="inner-page"> <div ...
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How to have a category not show up in query post with page panigation?

Basically I have this loop that shows all post. Inside of it I want to exclude post's from categories including shirts and hoodies, also the gallery category. Here is what I have so far. the code ...
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Not showing list if there aren't any categories to display

maybe you can help: Bellow there is a simple code listing my blogs categories. I need some code that will not display the *ul is there aren't any categories to display* <ul> ...
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How can I show posts for a single category?

Is it possible to show posts for a single category? I tried browsing to the URL http://mysite.com/category/foo which does show all of the posts with category foo, but the posts lose their formatting ...
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How to export and import taxonomies (category, tag and/or custom taxonomy) and their terms

I want to export all Wordpress categories (no posts, just categories) from one blog to another. How can I do that ?
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I need advice on how to structure the categories according to the layout i have

I'm seeking advice on how to structure the categories so it fits well my page structure: The main highlight is a single post and the secondary highlight boxes will probably contain a slides showing ...
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Category List With Comma & Link

Trying to list the categories for post separated by a comma with link to the category archive. <?php foreach((get_the_category()) as $category) { ...
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Check boxes for showing categories

Is there a way to list all categories with check boxes on side bar and when user presses "update" only posts within those categories will show on home page?
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How to display posts under a specific subcategory of a given category

after a long search online I have decided to post my problem here in the hope of getting a solution to this issue. Well, I have a custom post with various categories (novels, books, magazines etc..) ...
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Show category name, and last 5 post titles below category name?

Is there a function that will let me display a category title and the last 5 post titles from that category just below it? Is there a loop which can do this and list post titles of that category in an ...
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How to add image for all posts associated to specified category?

simply i want to add image beside every post depend on the category something like that http://network.smashingmagazine.com/ you will see there is an image beside every post, i want it to be related ...
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Wordpress custom post type post and category links 404

I've recently created several custom post types in a wordpress site, with the code below, they are generating links in the correct form e.g. root/category/id/postname but each link to the full post, ...
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How to divide and display categories into two columns

I am using custom taxonomies. I have multiple categories and each category has multiple children. I would like to display the categories in two columns on my homepage similar to linkcentre.com. I ...
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get_category_link() is returning nothing

<?php $categories=get_categories('taxonomy=galeriak'); foreach ($categories as $category) { ?> <li><a href="<?php echo get_category_link( $category->term_id ) ?>" ...
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How to get posts using category slug in ClassiPress?

I'm using the ClassiPress theme as a base for a new theme. If you have worked with classipress, you should know that classipress handles its own category using the taxonomy ad_cat. That said, I have a ...
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Wordpress Categories: Function using custom SQL to return array of specific category IDs

I'm developing a custom theme which uses categories for positioning, all of which begin with an underscore (e.g. _position1). I have an SQL query as below to get a list of these categories (those ...
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Get_Posts and multiple categories

I have created a custom query in hopes of showing the top posts from some child categories. It appears here: http://www.sitesofconscience.org/activities/whats-new The query has a big flaw: some posts ...
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Events Plugin that works with existing categories?

I have a series of categories on my website that are fixed, i.e. The client has specifically asked that I leave them. Now however, they would like me to add an events plugin so they are able to add ...
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limit a list of tags to one category [closed]

Sorry if this has already been asked, but I am attempting to limit a list of tags to one category, in a couple different spots on my web page. I have this code: <?php $tags = get_tags(); ...
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Use premade array as categories in wp_query?

I have a theme options panel that the user can set which categories they want to use which is then saved as an array $blog_cat[0] etc. They can select as many categories as they want for the array ...
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Show the current post's category, without displaying parent category

I have a series of posts that all reside within a 'Main' parent category. Various posts are assigned to sub-categories. What I need to do is display the direct parent category for the currently ...
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How to Exclude post from a category

This is my home page code here is a feature post section, i want to exclude post by a category 'Collage' in this section ... <?php $count = 1; if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : ...
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Get a list of commas separated categories inside a loop

I want to get the list of categories of a post inside the loop. Normally, I would use the_category(', '); But this does output a link, and I only want the category name. Any ideas?
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how to get the categories for a single post in a hierarchical way

The question is simple. Imagine that I have a post named 'Single Post' which is inside the category 'sub-cat' which is a child of 'parent-cat' which is a child of 'super-cat'. What I need to do is to ...
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Viewing category pages without the word 'category' in URL

When I view a static page its url is like: http://example.com/mybooks/ When I view a category page its url is like: http://example.com/category/books-ebooks/ For SEO, I want some modification so ...
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show only sub categories if available?

Hii i want that when i click on category link that show sub category if available instead of posts list If No Sub category available then show normal posts how to do this that if available sub ...
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Hiding a Categories content on just the Homepage 'Posts'?

Is there a way I can hide a certain categories content from just the homepage Posts section of my Wordpress Site? So, those posts are still posted and live; just not visible nor accessible from the ...
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Using same slug name for a page and category

I know it isn't good practice but I'm considering using same name slugs for some pages and categories on a site that I'm working on. It's a small site and it doesn't seem to affect anything in ...
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wp_list_categories to show list of categories and the description

I have some code in my category.php file to show either pages or categories. Depending if the category has sub categories or not. Is it possible to also show the category description as well? This is ...
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Rewrite a category

How do I rewrite a category url that has a number at the end, to a url with no number using wordpress url rewriter? and... Why is there a number appended to all category url's? ...
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List Categories By Specified First Character

I'm trying to get category list by specified first character. For example if specified character query is "A", then just wanna list categories start with "A". How is it possible?
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single category widget with conditional terms

iam working on my first wp theme and iam new to php and wordpress. i need to create a single category widget that displays at least five posts from specific category. inside this post loop i need a ...
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Duplicate homepage to show posts from 1 category

I'm trying to accomplish the following: I wan't to display all posts from a certain category on a page that has the same layout as the homepage of the actual blog. I found the following online to ...
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How to make the first post in the loop be styled like a “new / featured” post?

I hope i can explain this right , what im trying to do is use the default word press loop to show all my posts etc.. but for the first post I would like it to be styled completely different depending ...
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Include template before a loop

This is my category / archive page i want to include a template before loop but i cant get posts based on category, it showing latest post only on every page. when i removed this line before the ...
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Best way to categorize/populate a magazine style layout

I'm taking the reigns of an existing Wordpress site that has a magazine-style home page with sections for featured articles, upcoming events, different categories of articles, etc. Currently, these ...