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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How to switch from custom post type URL to category URL?

For the past year, I've been using custom post types to distinguish my different post types (duh). Thing is, I'm now realizing that categories are more efficient in offering archived pages for these ...
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Need list of child category post titles sorted by child category

There seem to be a lot of variations of this type of question, but I have not been able to find one that matches my specific situation or that is less than 4 years old. We have WordPress 4.1.1 I ...
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Get unique post in parent category

I have a parent category and several child categories. I also have several posts that belong to the child categories. Each post can be belong to several categories. I want to know how to query the ...
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Get top parent category

My category structure is as follows: - Top Category ---- Sub Category 1 ------- Sub Sub Category 1.1 ------- Sub Sub Category 1.2 ------- Sub Sub Category 1.3 ---- Sub Category 2 ------- Sub Sub ...
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Taxonomy for custom post type not found

I'm trying to use taxonomies to create categories for my custom post type. I registered the necessary components: add_action( 'init', 'create_post_type' ); function create_post_type() { ...
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What is a good robots.txt?

What is the "best" setup for robots.txt? I'm using the following permalink structure /%category%/%postname%/. My robots.txt currently looks like this (copied from somewhere a long time ago): ...
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Exclude category by slug for for each loop

I am trying to exclude some categories from a for-loop. <?php $categories = get_categories(array('exclude' => 'apps, windows')); ?> <?php foreach ($categories as $category) : ?> ...
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Display name of the last child category

I have the following product structure: -- Category -- Deep -- Deeper Currently the last child category "deeper" will only be used for labeling products. What I want to do is to echo only the last ...
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Custom meta boxes ID prefix showing on first category but not others

I've created a custom post type and added some custom meta boxes using this great resource: https://github.com/WebDevStudios/Custom-Metaboxes-and-Fields-for-WordPress The problem, I've found, is that ...
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query_vars in plugin when using custom permalinks

I am trying to do the following I need to get the category of the current page at the plugin level so before it goes to archive.php orsingle.php so i have a plugin to do this and based upon ...
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Category Search functionality on category metabox (wordpress admin)

I have lots of categories on my blog site. When I add new post and select category, I need to scroll down to find the category. Is it possible to add a search category functionality in category ...
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How to add icon over specific thumb

I wanted to do the following, and I know its possible, but I don't know how. I'm looking at in_category, but it doesn't make to much sense. Basically what I want to do, for an example on my homepage, ...
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create single.php for specific category by category id

I'm trying to create template for specific category with id 1 for example. The template should be applied to all of the pages belongs to this category. So, it should be something like single-1.php. I ...
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Wordpress Category Template

When I click on a Directlink on Articles of one specific Category, then a title appears, which I want to change. It looks like this: http://www.youscreen.de/ovopopxo84.jpg I want to change ...
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Category control subcategories

After hours of googling and no result I am turing to you. I have a Wordpress site where me and my colleagues publish information to the rest of the company. There are several screens put up on ...
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Is it possible to combine multiple category__in arguments?

I want to produce a query that returns posts which are in one array of categories and also in another array of categories. So, if my two arrays are: $offices = Array ( [0] => 73 [1] => 74 ) ...
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Change “productpage”

How can i change one of the category in the productpage in Wordpress E-commerce I want to open one in a blank page (so i can write some information) linbiokopi.hol.es/?page_id=64 (select "Grus ...
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Wordpress URL strings for filtering posts by category

I'm working on quite a large blog based site specifically on creating a category navigation system designed to display posts based on multiple category queries. I'm doing this using URLs such as ...
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publish the post in multi categories individually [on hold]

I have two manager users and one super admin manager A: manages the posts in category A manager B: manages the posts in category B super admin: can do everything i did this by using the Restrict ...
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Adding categories to custom post type in permalink

I know people have asked this before and have gone as far as adding the custom post type, and rewrite for permalink. The problem is I have 340 existing categories which I would like to continue ...
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Get the number of posts in a named category, outside the loop

I've managed to do this from a single.php file, inside the loop, but now I need to do it from another page. I need to find out how many live posts are in category named every story (slug is ...
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In WooCommerce, display category / subcategories for a given product [on hold]

I am using WooCommerce. For the current product, I need to display the categories that the product is in, and any subcategories, in this format: Main category / subcategory, subcategory ... Main ...
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Trying to sort and display categories(not posts) by custom field: 'order'

I'm a WordPress rookie. I've added a custom field to my "Category" taxonomy. The custom field is "custom_order" and its purpose is to hold a number so that my categories can be sorted and displayed in ...
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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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Allow duplicate permalink slugs for posts in different categories

I have my permalink format set to /%category%/%postname%/ and I have two posts with the same permalink slug, but in different categories. Ideally, the two permalinks should look like this: ...
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Category page doesn't use category.php, instead it redirects to homepage

I am currently modifying a theme. This theme doesn't had a category.php I needed a custom category page. So, I made one. It works on my local server, but when I uploaded it to a real server, this page ...
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How to get category slug link? ( include parent categories)

for example, if main category slug is cars; sub-category slug is: Ford; how to get the permalink of Ford, including its parent categories' slug? ( get_category_link() returns mysite.com/?cat=19 type ...
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Sort posts alphabetically by category/custom taxonomy, insert divider between different types

first of all I'd like to thank you for all the great work you're doing. I've found a lot of useful infos and tricks taking a look around in Wordpress Answers. Well, I'm here to ask so that's my ...
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How do I get the category slug from wp_dropdown_categories

This might be a newb question, but I'm not sure. I did wuite a bit of searching, but i can't find anything to answer my question... I am customizing a plugin I needed it to show a list of the ...
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Can I set a permalink that filters by three categories and a tag, and will be recognised for caching?

I run http://www.oldies.org.uk, a charity website for rehoming elderly dogs. It's been running on Wordpress since 2005 and has only recently begun using permalinks instead of the default query string ...
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forming WP_Query for posts of all post types but from specific categories

I need to get post from blog, custom post type 1, custom post type 2. custom post type 3 and either from category 1 or category 2 or category 3 or category 4 or category 5 or category 6 or category 7 ...
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Exclude subcategories from the url

We have a site with categories and subcategories. If anybody navigates to a content belongs to a subcategory the url will have the following form: domain/main-category/sub-category/mycontent/ But we ...
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Listing Specific Categories from Current Post with Depth

I've been on this for sometime and been having a ton of issues to find a proper way to do what I'm trying to achieve. An Example would be as follows: I have a featured Image with a rollover and I ...
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Display only one level subcategory in wordpress

This code uses taxonomy category image plugin to display images for categories. This code display subcategories of main category in parent category page (category.php), But I want to display only one ...
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get_posts with multiple categories

If I do a get_posts() with category set to 1,2 I will get all posts in category 1 OR 2. If i want all posts whit both categories, that is 1 AND 2, how do I make that request?
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How to make subcategory for custom post and and display?

I've created a custom post with categories like books, foods, and make some sub-categories like in foods cat, pizza, fastfood. But when I display them in my side bar, it's showing same as sub ...
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Different post design as per category

My site has two types of categories ( training & hard-reset ). Under each category there is a slight change in the design for posts. repairmymobile.in/hard-reset/datawind-ubislate-7cz-tablet/ ...
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In what context should Categories and Tags be used

I was thinking on writing up a post called "Review: Ni no Kuni" which would be a personal review on the title game having finished it. Under categories i could make a "Reviews" Category to group all ...
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How to count & display # of posts since last visit? [closed]

When I go to Facebook, there's a little red box with a number in it letting me know that there's been some activity that I've missed. I'm trying to figure out how to show unread posts (ideally broken ...
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How get posts from a subcategory of a category by name?

I'm trying to create a subcategory template of a defined category. For example, for each one, I would like to check if his subcategory Photos exists and to get posts of this. Here is my category ...
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Display sub categories of a parent product in products - woocommerce

I have searched this forum for the possible solutions but I am not getting anything which works. Maybe I am doing it the wrong way. Here is the code that I have tried so far $parent_categories = '' ...
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How to get the depth of a category's subcategories

I'm looking to get the depth a category's subcategories. Suppose I have a category 'grandparent' which has a subcategory 'parent' which in turn has a subcategory 'child'. How do I get to integer 2? ...
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WP 3.9 TinyMCE no longer loads on category description editor

I've used this script below inside functions.php since WP 3.5 It converts the standard category description editor to a rich text editor. Unfortunately, after upgrading sites to WP 3.9, the ...
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How to create category index table out of wordpress site or on other website?

I want to create a page on other part on my website (outside wordpress directory) where I can show list of posts from a specific category. I am looking for exact solution provided by @toscho here: ...
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Get id of category from drop down menu

Im trying to get the category ID from wp_dropdown_categories();and then pass the ID into a loop to have it output posts titles from that particular category. I currently have this: <form ...
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Creating “static” taxonomies to choose from, inside custom post type?

Alright, so i have a custom post type called Blurbs (translated, sort of). I want to add a static set of categories for the posts within Blurbs (i don't want the user to be able to create custom ...
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How to get the post type from a category id?

I am trying to find out the post type from a category id. Suppose that, when i am opening a category page localhost/project/foobaar/category/pen I want to know the post type to which category - ...
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Adding a page summary to a specific page

I know that a list of posts is generated automatically in WordPress, but what I have been looking for is to have a summary of pages, possibly in a hierarchic format, that resides at the side of a ...
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Use get_term_children to get the sub category of a parent category for the current post

In my WooCommerce theme I've created a root category: 'Brands' then for each product I've added it's brand as a sub category to the 'Brands' parent category. On the product page I want to display the ...
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Make related posts display first in search result

I'm looking for a solution that makes wordpress website's search result even better. Question: By default, the search result will return all the not really related posts at first, as long as the post ...