Returns an array of category objects matching the query parameters. Arguments are pretty much the same as wp_list_categories and can be passed as either array or in query syntax.

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Get a list of categories ids

I'm working on a portfolio with filters based on custom post type. That filters must display only categories for the posts that are displayed in the portfolio, since user can specify them by id in the ...
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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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How to display only the posts with category that match the current page URL

I'm trying to get the loop below to display only the posts with the name that matches the current page's absolute name. E.G: if the URL of the current page is mysite.com/current, then the post to be ...
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Show category name and new articles and display page numbers. What function to use

Show category name and new articles and display page numbers. What function to use. Ex. cat name 1 -listcat1 1 update -listcat1 2 update -listcat1 3 update -listcat1 4 update cat name 2 ...
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Secondary loop cuts off at 10 posts?

I have a loop to get a tag name from the URL slug, and then show all the posts, grouped by category, that matched that tag. It works, but I recently noticed it only shows 10 posts despite my setting ...
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Get categories list with category name in custom WP_List_Table class

Im building a plugin and i made custom wp_list_table class to suit my needs and display items with native wordpress look. The problem is that i can't get to list categories with categories names. I ...
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How to show more than 5 posts?

I am running code that shows child categories, and all posts in the child categories. But if there are more than 5 posts in a category, only the 5 newest are shown. How can I show all, or at least ...
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Display Image for a category using get_categories, or show an image from any child post

I am using get_categories to list the child categories of a parent category. I want to add an image to the child categories, using the get_categories output. I can either take the featured image ...
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Custom taxonomy list in Worpdress

I just registered following code in my function add_action( 'init', 'create_resources_taxonomies', 0 ); function create_resources_taxonomies() { $labels = array( 'name' ...
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How to display a list of categories

I'm trying to set up a list of categories with clickable links to that category. I've looked at: Display list of Sub-Categories and the posts they contain, within one main Category and am not ...
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Getting parent category hierarchy as objects from category template

What is the best way to get the hierarchy of parent category objects from the category.php template, when there is no post as such. The function get_category_parents() returns a string not the ...
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Display current category title on category page

Using the following code in a category template, but instead of showing the current category page that I am on, it displays the first category of the first post. For example on Food category page it ...
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How To Get Parent Category Slug of Current Post

My theme has styling by category using the following code, which inserts the current category's slug as a CSS class. <div class="CategorySpecificStyle <?php $category = get_the_category(); ...
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How to Highlight current category on category and single page template?

On Wp Forums, I found a code that shows categories with images and it works very well. But I couldn't figure out how to highlight current category on category.php and single.php Here is the code that ...
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get custom post type categories

From http://codex.wordpress.com: $categories = get_categories( $args ); $args = array( 'type' => 'post', 'child_of' => 0, 'parent' => ...
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Wordpress get_categories & listing recent post thumbnail

I'm trying to get a page to list all the child categories and then display their name and a thumbnail from the most recent post in that category. This is the following code I've got, it appears to be ...
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Show parent categories of the current category

this code returns the parent categories of the current category with links separated by '»': echo get_category_parents( $cat, true, ' » ' ); will output: Internet » Blogging » ...
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Getting category before saving post

I am using the filter "wp_insert_post_data" to decide what to save to the database. I need to know which category has been picked before saving the post. How can I get to know the category that has ...
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Get only the top level categories using get_categories() without foreach loop

Very simple Question: Here is my get_categories() code: <?php $args = array( 'show_option_all' => '', 'show_option_none' => '', ...
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Get current category id from post page wordpress

I have a problem to get category id of current post. We are using <?php get_the_category( $id ) ?> for finding out category of current post. If a post like 'demo' has 2 category like cat1 and ...
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Any kind of custom post type in the front page and in the archive listing

I have a custom post type:products to have my post from my custom post type i have changeed these codes <?php $post_count = 1; ?> <?php if (have_posts()) : while ( have_posts() ) : ...
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Custom fields setup when category selected filter subcategories

Hi all I have custom taxonomies and custom user input fields for submiting their classifieds. So what I was intending to do is: users should select category, I want to make it able when user select a ...
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Get terms for a specfic post from multiple taxonomies in custom post type

I have created Custom post type 'references' and two taxonomies under this e.g "Custom Taxonomy A" have Categories "Cat-a1" , "Cat-a2".... "Custom Taxonomy B" have Categories "Cat-b1" , ...
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get cat id is not working from custom taxonomy

I have a custom taxonomy "city". I am having a hard time to get cat id. the number. It's also custom post type "job" This works only for default category under the default post. $provinceID = ...
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How to order the get_categories result

I read the documentation of the codex but i can't order the get_categories() result just like parent,childrens. I have these kind of categories' three: -Events - Music - Culture - ...
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Hide categories from frontend, but not admin / post editor

I'm using the following code, placed in the functions.php of my theme, to hide certain categories used to organise posts and populate sliders from the posts themselves and their category listings: ...
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How do I get the parent category if I know the child category?

So Ive got this function here that creates a drop-down menu from only the child categories, it works great. The problem is that I need to get the parent categories name and assign it as the value of ...
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Loop Problem: Displays same set of post for all categories

So, I have 2 loops, one inside the other. The first to get the category titles, the second to display a few recent post from that category. Problem: Category titles display fine, but the recent post ...
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WooCommerce Hiding A Certain Category From Being Displayed On Single Product

If I go to wp-content/themes/theme-name/woocommerce/single-product/meta.php then I see this code:- <?php /** * Single Product Meta * * @author WooThemes * @package ...
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Display Random Thumbnail from Category

I have a feeling that I'm on the right track, I just don't have enough solid PHP knowledge to get much further than where I'm currently at. I'm currently using the following code to return a list of ...
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List only child categories a post is in, of a specific parent category

Either this is harder than it needs to be or I am just not understanding WordPress/PHP very well :( All I want to do is show the child/sub categories of a specific parent category...but only if the ...
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get_categories listing foreach with children

My code for loop of categories <?php $categories = get_categories('hide_empty=1&exclude=1&orderby=slug&order=ASC'); foreach ($categories as $category) { echo '<li ...
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Display all categories including sub categories

I am trying to display a list of all categories and sub-categories underneath that category, I have managed to get a list of all categories that are parents but am struggling to detect if it has ...
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Exclude a specific category link from archive / front page

I create posts that are used just to create an index item to show an existing post has been updated. The post I create 301 redirects to the updated post. I add these index posts to the category ...
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Trying to list terms of a custom taxonomy using get_categories

I'm using this little snippet of code to try and list the terms of a custom taxonomy for use in a meta box select box but it doesn't show anything when I implement it (Despite working with the default ...
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list first post of Child Category on Category page

This may be a bit overcomplicated but this is exactly what my client is asking for and if there is anyway to accomplish this task it would be much appreciated. I've found lots of examples of just ...
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Searchform for searching specific categories

<form id="searchform" method="get" action="<?php echo home_url(); ?>"> <input type="text" name="s" id="s" size="15" /> <?php wp_dropdown_categories( 'show_option_none=Select' ); ...
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add_settings_field (exclude categories->reading) wp_category_checklist

In settings/reading, I'm trying to add an option to exclude one or more post categories from main posts/home page. I'd like to utilize the wp_category_checklist function to create the new settings ...
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wp_dropdown_categories - remove &nbsp;

I need to remove the auto adding of &nbsp; in the wp_dropdown_categories, it causes a problem in the jQuery multi select dropdown plugin I'm using. Example value: <option class="level-1" ...
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How to display only subcategory

I have categories: -Parent category --Subcategory ---Grandcategory How i can display parent category and only subccategory(not display grandcategory). My args: $args = array( ...
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List post wit the same category but exclude parent

I have the followind code: <?php global $post; $cat_ID=array(); $categories = get_the_category(); //get all categories for this post foreach($categories as ...
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Can't iterate through 2 levels of categories

I purchased a Wordpress theme, for a restaurant. The theme uses Posts for each (food)menu entry, and Categories to segment the menu into sections. The theme is built for 1 level hierarchies. e.g: ...
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Custom widget using get_categories select menu dropdown

I have created a custom widget that is supposed to display a select menu with all the categories the blog has. I have used get_categories to compile the list. This works fine and all categories appear ...
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Get categories without post

I want to get categories that had NO post. Below is sql for getting category with post.. SELECT terms.term_id,terms.name,COUNT(post.ID) FROM wp_posts as post JOIN wp_term_relationships as rel ON ...
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My custom query not detecting the correct category

For category.php my custom query code isn't displaying the posts from the correct category. I have a parent category called 'Blog' and it can have any number of unknown children. With that in mind ...
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Re writing Category Argument

I have a theme which has a category argument, however its displaying them in the wrong order <?php $categories= get_categories('taxonomy=types&title_li='); foreach ($categories ...
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Only list categories that contain posts of a specific custom post type

I have three custom post types set up, articles, videos and photos. I am using standard categories for these post types, and sharing the categories across all post types. I am trying to create a nav ...
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woocommerce retriving category name as div class?

I am trying to retrieve the category name of a WooCommerce product displayed in a WordPress loop and use it as the class for an li (also inside the loop). I've tried this: <div id="isocontent" ...
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get_categories() for only CPT

On the site that I am working on I have Jobs as a custom post type and Locations as custom taxonomy. The Locations are used by Jobs, Posts, and other CPTs. I am working on a small filter for the ...
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Adding Multiple “Parents” in get_categories

I am using the below mentioned code to get top 5 child categories (by number of posts) from a Parent category. The code works fine, however I need to add more "Parent" categories so that I cant get ...