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 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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411 views

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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990 views

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 ...
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Finding the category id's on category intersection pages

I'm using category intersection pages for users to be able to filter posts by categories. E.g. http://freemapsalgarve.com/category/destinations/alvor+bars-pubs/ Here the user is filtering on the ...
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How to call in Custom Post-Type Categories?

I have our portfolio page here: http://www.slarc.com/portfolio-view/central-control-building-east-texas/ The orange links below the project title are manually inserted on the page content. Is there a ...
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get_category_parents for custom post type taxonomy

I know that we can get the parent category in normal post type by: get_category_parents($cat, TRUE, ' &raquo; '); But how can we get the parent category in custom post type? I use this for: ...
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How to list only child categories?

Is there any way to list the child categories only? I just want to filter the Parent Categories
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Child Category Image

I have some code that display's the titles of my child category posts on one of my pages: <?php $parent = get_cat_ID("photos"); $cats = get_categories('child_of='.$parent); foreach ...
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Creating a custom feed for categories that includes the first post's featured image

I'm needing a little help getting this figured out. I have a query that's not quite working right now, but I need it to create a custom feed that includes category information and then includes the ...
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How do I get the category slug from wp_dropdown_categories

I am customizing a plugin. I needed it to show a list of the categories in hierarchy, which I got working with all of the functions of the plugin. I'm using wp_dropdown_categories, but I'd like to ...
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Sidebar limiting to 10 posts?

I have the following code inside my single.php page: UPDATED CODE <?php if (have_posts()) : the_post(); $post_id = get_the_ID(); if ( is_single() ) { $cats = get_the_category(); ...
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Get the category from an ID of a product?

I have the ID from a product (1345) how can i get the category name of that specific product? I try $post_categories = wp_get_post_categories( $post->ID ); print_r( $post_categories ); but it ...
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Trying to add cat_ID to array for showing an image for specific Category

So OK....I might be way of but here goes. Im using a plugin that gives the post a Featured Image if its not set. So Im trying to make it that depending on in which category the post is in the Featured ...
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List posts in a category grouped by other categories?

I have posts of stores and restaurants in my area. Each post is marked by category of type (e.g. Restaurant, store) and town. What I am trying to do is create a page for each town (with intro text ...
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Display all categories as plain text

Within my loop i'm currently outputting one category that a post is assigned to as plain text. Its being used as a class name within my markup (not visible to users) but if a post is assigned multiple ...
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Parent Category link to its sub categories on different page

I am creating a magazine style wordpress site. We have multiple issues which will be parent categories and these will have around 3-5 sub categories. Every quarter we will create a new issue with new ...