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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how to get value of wp_dropdown_categories

I am making a widget and I have used the wp_dropdown_categories() function in that widget. What I can't figure out is how to get the selected value from the dropdown. What variable is the selected ...
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Undefined property: stdClass::$id when retriving term ID

I have the following: foreach( $this_post_terms as $term ) : $thiscat = get_term_by( 'slug', $term->slug, 'categories_whatever' ); echo $thiscat->ID; endforeach; The last line throws an ...
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Category with description and thumbnail

I am using the below codes to show all Parent Terms from a custom taxonomy with title and link on a page. But I want to show the parent term description, thumbnail and post count in it too. So how I ...
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Display the category name of a post that is in two different categories

I'm trying to get the category of a post that is in 2 different category. One category is always "Featured" and the other changes. I can only see the word Array() This is my code: <?php $args = ...
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Category specific order

I am trying to figure out how to display the categories in a specific order. Let's say my category IDs are in the following order: 1,3,4,2,5 I want to display the categories in that sequence. Here is ...
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Get subcategories with JSON API plugin

How to get subcategories with JSON API wordpress plugin? I see how to get categories, but what is the way to get categories with subcategories at the same time? How should I modify the existing code? ...
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get only sub category ID

i need to get only sub category ID. i already get sub category id but it coming with main category id too bellow is code <?php while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?> <option ...
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get_terms from registered taxonomies not working

In functions.php I can var_dump() taxonomies like: $taxonomies=get_taxonomies('','names'); echo '<pre>'; var_dump($taxonomies); which give me: array(7) { ["category"]=> string(8) ...
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Display Categories or Subcategories with name & description in category.php

I have the following issue for my customer. Can some suggest a possible solution to this issue? This website has Categories & Subcategories Cat1 -Subcat1 -Subcat2 -Subcat3 Cat2 -Subcat1 ...
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If posts category is “cars”, display image

Can someone translate this: If posts category is "cars" show image For example: I have an article with category 'car' and another article with category 'banana'. No I'm looking for a way to add an ...
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User Defined order on get_categories?

Below is some basic code to call specficic categories to our front page post loop. It works fine, except my client wants the categories displayed in a particular order. I know there are other posts ...
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Proper syntax or method for keeping url in modified isotope / category links

I'm setting up a project gallery using isotope jquery plugin for layout and filterability. I've seen examples of how to add a list of category links and modify them to filter on click, but... I want ...
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Related sub category posts with thumbanils

I want to show sub sub category posts and title Like Parent Cat Sub Cat Sub Sub Cat <--- I use the following code but shows me all posts from Parent cat , sub cat and sub sub cat posts. ...
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Get the category is not working on url

Although this is my first post but i have been coming here for answers so I know the rule and this isn't a duplicate because i have tried whatever i could but couldn't seem to get my codes to work. ...
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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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display taxonomy slug from term ID

I'm trying to display the taxonomy slug from the term ID, thus my current code is like so: <?php $catinfo = get_category(array_pop(get_sub_field('sector_selector'))); ?> <?php print ...
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woocommerce display product category on checkout page [closed]

I am trying to get product category on check out page for showing a special message for shipping for specific category. For this I have created action filter on woocommerce_available_shipping_methods ...
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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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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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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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Widget dropdown always displays first option

I have a custom widget that I have made but whenever I change the dropdown value it always reverts to the first option when I save the widget. How can I have it display whatever option the user ...
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Loop through categories and create tab for each

I'm trying to create a page that holds all categories of my custom post type as tabs, with a tab content. I am able to display all the category names as tabs, but i need to run a query in each tab ...
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How to select posts from one category but exclude posts in another category?

I am trying to select posts that have category id 4 but exclude posts that also have category id 2 Here's what i'm trying $query = new WP_Query(array( "cat__in" => array(4), ...
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Saving category as insert post

I'm having a problem with $_POST a category. I got something like that : // ADD THE FORM INPUT TO $new_post ARRAY $new_post = array( 'post_title' => $title, 'post_content' => ...
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Difference between get_category, get_term_by and get_categories

get_category is returning null but using get term_by or get_categories() is not. Why? I have created term called categorycourses. I have a post related to coursecategory Lidköping (vardump1), ...
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Show category with link

I am trying to show the category of posts with link to its page, so I used this code but I don't know What's wrong with it. It is only showing the category without link. <p ...
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Trying to hide subcategories which have categories without posts

On custom archive pages, I want to show subcategories that don't have their own posts but have sub-subcategories that do have posts. And if a child category does not have posts, I want to hide its ...
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Showing current subcategory

I have problem. <?php query_posts('category_name=events&posts_per_page=2&offset=1'); ?> <?php while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?> <div> <?php $children = ...
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Get last post in category thumbnail

I want make a button to filter posts from a specific category, But also i would like this button to display the featured image of the latest post in that category. I'm completly new to php and ...
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List posts by their custom taxonomy term, with a condition

I have two custom taxonomies called "custom-category" and "file_type". I am using the below code to list all the terms of "file_type" along with their associated posts. Like so: File_Type Term 1 ...
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Highlight current category, when using get_categories

I'm successfully using helgatheviking's answer from this post: Show children of top level category only See code below: // get the category object for the current category $thisCat = get_category( ...
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Search in particular category in wordpress

I am currently using the JSON API to get the data from wordpress http://wordpress.org/plugins/json-api/other_notes/ The plugin helps to retrieve the wordpress post data in JSON format I notice that ...
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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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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' => '', ...