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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Category Link to Post

I have a website with categories X, Y, Z...with the Search Everything plugin I can search based on the category name to return all the posts within a given category. I have the search results posts ...
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Combined Category+Tag Archive Page

I am currently developing a music blog. I am using Wordpress categories for the artists and the Wordpress tags for featured artists. I want to combine the archive pages for artists and features into ...
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Category name from custom fields

I have a problem with getting category name. I was trying a few versions of code and I don't have any idea how to run it correctly. I have custom field (field type - taxonomy-category/ ...
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Category and tags goes 404

I made a custom theme for a website and I'm having some trouble with the category and tag pages, since they redirect to pages with the same slug or to 404 (when there is no pages). On my website I ...
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Show all sub categories?

Is it possible to show all child/sub categories of all parent cats? I have the following hierarchy: Parent Cat/Tax -- Sub 1 -- Sub 2 Parent Cat/Tax 2 -- Sub 1 -- Sub 2 I would like to be able to ...
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Is There a Difference Between Taxonomies and Categories?

I've been reading the codex for WordPress closely and am confused about the vague definitions between what a Taxonomy is and what a Category is. For that matter, term is also a word that is used in ...
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Easy Digital Download Sub category

I'm curretnly developing my web store using the Easy digital downalod plugin. Now my problem is that i'd like to show only the list of a subcategory and i can't seem to find a way to do so. I ran ...
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Inject post (from specific category) between posts in Loop

I would like to add a post (from specific category) between posts in the WordPress Loop (such as 'Sponsors'). Example: P P P S P P S P P S P P How can I achieve this? I am a beginner with coding, so ...
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Custom post types category

I have created a theme with a custom post type called 'project' and there is a problem. I want to show 5 different custom post type categories on a page in different portions, like posts to show on ...
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Can a Child Category Have More than One Parent?

I'm looking at the get_categories() function in the WordPress codex to see how I can return all of the children of each "root parent" ( categories that have no parents ). For example, if I am ...
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ID of last created category

How to get ID of last created category? I tried use this to for loop, which displays the posts in category boxes.
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Page that links to category content

I have a page called: fruit...then I have three child pages called cherry, lemon, and peach. I also have a category called fruit, and three child categories called cherry, lemon, and peach. What I am ...
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Display related posts with same category or same tag return blank

I'm trying to display 4 related posted in the same category or have the same tag with the current post on the single post page. The result is just blank. <?php $rCateogry = ...
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Pagination on category page with custom post types

Wordpress is not new for me but I am really stuck on this piece of code that I can not get to work properly. I register a custom post type News and let the custom post type use the Wordpress ...
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Wordpress Categories from Plugin

I've got the Owl Carousel plugin installed, inside of it I can create some categories. Now I'd like to have these Owl Carousel categories displayed on the site, not the regular categories. What you ...
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Get posts from 2 or more categories

I'm trying to get posts from 2 or more categories, so far I discovered: $args = array( 'category__in'=>array( implode(ot_get_option("beautiful_categories"), ",") ) ); $query = new WP_Query( ...
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Display a category name automatically using code in the functions.php file

Any idea how I could edit this code to show a post's category title instead of the post's time? At the moment it adds This post is in 12.34pm to the top of the post content. function ...
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Yearly category archive pagination broken

I found code that will show posts by category and year, but then the pagination doesn’t work. The default WP widget “Category Archive" also has broken pagination and, in any case, I need to add the ...
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Save post to category with gravity forms (post_data) [closed]

I'm trying to save my posts, generated with gravity forms, to a specific category. However whatever I try, it's not working. The post must be saved to sepecific category, dependent from a gravity ...
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Have posts that belong to multiple categories, exclude some categories from homepage

So I have categories A, B, C and D. And also categories 1, 2, 3 and 4. I have posts that can belong to any four of these categories. But I want to exclude anything in categories B, 4 and D from the ...
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Output categories in something different than a list

I wanted to output all my categories in the sidebar of my wordpress theme. Now I use the function wp_list_categories(); which works fine. However it always displays the categories in a list and I ...
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Category nicename inside loop in wordpress

How can I echo the current post's category nicename inside main loop. <?php if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> echo <div class="btn category-nicename"> ...
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How to get all unique categories for posts in loop?

I'm looking to get a plain list of the unique categories in a custom loop (only categories for the posts in the loop). I've been fumbling with some code for a bit and here's what I've got: <?php ...
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Get latest post from all categories except one

I trying to get all the latest post from every category, but I discovered I must ignore one of them. I don't want to show it at all. My problem is I don't know what syntax to write ifelse in this ...
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Show only first children level of current category?

I wish to display only first level of subcategories on current category page (if any). I tried this code: <?php $args=array( 'child_of' => $cat-id, ...
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Exclude posts from certain category breaks custom pagination

I want to show only posts from certain categories so that I exclude them in my WP_Query() query. Doing this my custom pagination is not working correctly. Clicking on each one of the number in the ...
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Removing categories, Comments etc from posts?

im wondering if there is a way to completely remove this feature from my website as i have no need to categorise any of my posts - i plan to post projects in pages from my left sidebar with a static ...
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Subdomain for main category, directories for subcategories

I explain clearly what I want to achieve : I have here Main category : Car -Sub-category : Sports-Car --Sub-category : Porsche ---Post : Porsche-911-Turbo.html I want URL to be this : ...
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Show 10 Sub Categories Per Parent Category Page?

I have using following code for displaying sub categories in parent category page. Its displaying all subcategories in a single page. I want to display 10 sub categories per page. Please help me to ...
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wp_dropdown_categories not returning value

Update * After enabling Debug, I receive the following error: Notice: Undefined property: stdClass::$id in /home/buffalot/public_html/beta/wp-includes/category-template.php on line 1096 I have the ...
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How to add classes to images based on their categories?

I need to be able to: 1.) assign categories to images and 2.) add classes to all images that correspond to their assigned categories. I was able to add categories to images with the following: ...
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Custom taxonomy template for categories

I have just been reading up alot about custom taxonomy template files, I have a category within a custom taxonomy that needs its own template. I understand about the template heirarchy etc.. and seen ...
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How to add metabox for post of specific category

I want to add Metabox for the posts of category=18 and i am using the following code but unable to do so . So please help me out-> add_action('admin_init','my_meta_init'); function my_meta_init() { ...
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Divide Loop Into Days & Categories

If you could help, I'd greatly appreciate it, because I'm halfway there, but I'm currently stuck! The site I'm working on needs to have it's posts, within the loop, divided up by days, and then under ...
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Get parent category name and content

How can I get my parent category info in my category page. Let me explain details. Say like I have a category like Photos Gallery One Gallery Two Gallery Three I used feature category ...
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Wordpress edit.php category filter to show only posts from direct category and not posts from it child category

On the admin edit.php page, when i filter the posts by a particular category (using the built in dropdown) it shows all the posts related to that category, and all the posts that are 'under' its child ...
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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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Are post, page and category IDs unique to each other?

I was looking for a function to get all ancestors of a post or category and found get_ancestors( $object_id, $object_type ). To my surprise, the Codex shows that the second parameter is required: ...
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Pagination for categories with a different amount of posts on first page not appearing on 2nd page

I wish to show a different number of posts (4) on the first page of a category page, while showing a different number of posts on the following pages (16 posts on each). I have an extra condition for ...
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Exclude all subcategories in the_category (post)

I'm looking for a way to hide all the subcategories based in my post: It always displays in my posts like : Categorie, sub categories. So I'd like to exclude all of the sub_categories. I've been ...
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$args Orderby The number

I have this code $cat_args=array( 'include' => '42,210,21', 'orderby' => '42,210,21', 'order' => 'asc' ); $categories=get_categories($cat_args); foreach($categories as $category) { ...
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how to make separate category term archives by post type

I've searched around, and many others are struggling with similar questions that don't seem to have been answered well. So please help reduce this misery! Suppose you've got an off-the-shelf ...
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Wrong category being displayed in URL

I'm a newbie to wordpress so please bear with me. I have two categories I'm using, basketball and baseball. I've only recently added the baseball category and if I add a new post with category ...
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Automatically set posts to NoIndex depending on category?

I'd like all new posts with a specific category to automatically have NoIndex applied. There are various plugins - e.g. Wordpress SEO - which make it easier to manually select posts for NoIndex. But ...
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Exclude Posts From Specific Category from Next and Previous post links

I've been searching for this a lot...but all I get is not what I need. I simply want to show next and previous links on single.php (from all the categories, based on publish date, not just in the ...
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Getting URL of archive (category) page

I'm trying to retrieve the current URL of the page, which works everywhere except for archive pages, for example, a category page. On a category page, it shows as the most recent post in that ...
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WP_Query: Mixing category__in and tag__in together

I'm creating a "Related posts" section for my theme, based on a tutorial from wpbeginner.com. It offered two options in selecting posts: those in the same category(ies), using category__in, or those ...
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How to display Parent categories and Child Categories?

I struggleing to find the best way to develop the below. Basically my website will have a landing page on the site (Sports Landing Page) and when the user clicks on a category on that page eg ...
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How to check if a post is in categories x,y,z inludint their subcategories

I am trying to check whether a post is in categories X, Y, Z (including the subcategories within them). This is the piece of code I have tried in my single.php: if ( in_category(array( '1', '2', ...
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get the categories of current post (in loop) that are child of a specific category [duplicate]

I have a small issue Need to get the categories names of my current post within the loop. But i need only those that are child of a specific category that is not assigned to my post. I have tried ...