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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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 ...
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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

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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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 ...
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Display category and associated post listings

I am having trouble figuring out a correct loop to display the following: Category Name: Post 1 Post 2 Post 3 Post 4 Post 5 See all posts in this category --> Can anyone help me with a correct ...
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Restrict category choice in dropdown menu?

Hmmm... maybe trickier than I hoped? If this is simply impossible then please do let me know :-) Question Refinement:How can I adapt the include section of this code to use category names instead of ...
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Widgets: Show Recent Posts Only if the Posts Have Both Categories X and Y

I've been trying to create a Recent Post widget where it only show/display posts that have both categories X and Y (or more). The categories X and Y is user-defined, so I'm planning to make it look ...
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Posts from multiblt categories but featured image only in the first one, the rest to have the post title only

I'm having difficulties to set the featured image only in the first post of each category and the rest to displayed with the post title only. I manage until now to display the latest post from each ...
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Trying to add taxonomy to get_categories() but it's not working. How to fix this?

I have this template I purchased and I'm trying to customize. I added a new taxonomy category called location and I'm trying to replace the default categories being loaded in the theme with my new ...
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Category List in Theme Options Page

I am trying to create a multi-select category list in a theme options page and everything shows up but when i save the options only the last option from the multi-select box that is selected gets ...
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Echoing Categories only if they're a child of a given category

I've got posts that I want to echo after the post content the categories only if they're a child of a given parent category. Example: Parent category: Goal Child categories of "Goal": brand ...
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Category List with custom urls

How do i get the list of categories as wp_list_categories does but using get_categories and then displaying the links in a foreach loop. The reason is i want the links to point to the current page ...
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Display Parent Category of a Post belonging only to Subcategory

So basically, I have posts assigned to only subcategories and not to categories (this is so both of them get displayed in the premalink) and in the post page only the subcategory is displayed. I want ...
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Compare current post Category in select menu

i have done this many times but not via a form so i am getting a weird issues when trying to assign a "selected" based on the current post term id... Maybe the use of get_the_category and then ...
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get_categories only getting categories in the main language

I am trying to retrieve in the "content composer" the categories of projects based on the active language. But i only get the categories off the main language, never on the other. My code is: ...
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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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Indenting Category list

I am using the get_categories() function combined with a foreach loop, to create a list of all the catgorys in a form. like so: $args = array( 'type' => 'post', ...
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get_terms vs. get_categories: does it matter?

I'm fairly new to wordpress and am coming across new things each day - one was today when I happened across get_terms and noticed that it was basically the same as get_category. Any particular ...
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Exclude category from category archive

I've included the code I'm working with below. I had some custom work done on a wordpress site of mine. This is a page that shows an list of the categories along with images and a short description. ...
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How to make multiple sections in home pulling posts category wise?

This question may look foolish to everyone or novice , but i am working on a theme . It will be basically a news publishing theme . Right now , In my home page all posts are showing one after ...
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Query only Posts from Both of Two Category?

I have 3 categories, 1.OnGoing projects(cat id='5') 2.Completed Projects(cat id='6') 3.Upcoming Projects(cat id='7') and also i have another 2 categories:(Not a Sub Category) chennai (cat ...
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Define specific category name in PHP

Might be a really simple question... I am trying to pull out a category name in PHP and display it on my page. I have multiple category sections on this page, and each need to pull their respected ...
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Category 'pad_counts' & 'parent' conflict

Below is the current loop I have setup: <?php //start products category loop $args = array( 'hide_empty' => 0, 'parent' => 0, ...
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how to set category name for a post

how to set category name for post: this is my code ,this is not working ,why? $post_title = $vname; $categ='category name'; $post_content = '[newpage link="'.$videos.'"]'; ...
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get IDs from links categories

How can I get the IDs of all my links categories? I'm writting a plugin to bookmark more easy using wp_insert_link() function. Any ideas?
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Getting categories to change appropriately when using $cat = ' ';

The code below is based on a couple of forum posts from a couple of places. To a certain extent, it works. The issue I am having is that it only shows "Activities", no matter what parent category I'm ...
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List of categories instead of dropdown menu selector in admin options

I am using the following code for in admin area for theme options $categories = get_categories('hide_empty=0&orderby=name'); $tz_wp_cats = array(); foreach ($categories as $category_list ...