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_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, ' » '); 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 ...
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List all categories in options

I used to use the following code to make the list of all categories: foreach($categories as $cat) { print '<label>'.$cat->name.'</label>'; print '<input type="text" ...
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Category Foreach keeps looping?

I'm using the following code to acquire all the child categories of a category and displaying the child posts of the child categories. <?php $cats = get_categories( 'child_of='.get_query_var( ...
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Why is my 'list_terms_exclusions' filter function timing out? [closed]

Why is my function timing out? When the issue was first noticed I added wp_defer_term_counting('true') to delay that process but to no avail. /* Filter category from get_categories and ...
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get_categories hierarchical order like wp_list_categories - with name, slug & link to edit cat

I need to find a way to list all categories - empty or not - in a hierarchial list - like wp_list_categories - also showing the slug, cat name and a link to edit in the admin. Here is what I have so ...
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How to exclude categories from get_categories() select list inside a widget admin panel

I have a widget that I need to add a category select list to. The end user should be able to select a category and I need to save the category ID with the widget. I've hit a stumbling block in that I ...
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pages meta box - get_categories dropdown

I created a meta box with a dropdown list which consists of all existing categories. The administrator of the page should be able to choose one of the categories out of the dropdown list which will ...
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Categorie parents and childs displayed

I'm trying to create a menu directly hard-coded, basically I need to display the parent category and below its child categories, however I have to do this several times meaning something like this: ...
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List Sub-Categories of a Parent Category

I need to be able to list categories that are the sub-category of a specific category that is a sub-category of a primary category. So something like this: Print Categories where ParentCategory = ...
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Code that displays images - images get shown multiple times

On My category.php page i've got a list of categories with the title and the description. Here's the code: <?php $cat_id = get_query_var('cat'); $catlist = ...
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get_category_link() is returning nothing

<?php $categories=get_categories('taxonomy=galeriak'); foreach ($categories as $category) { ?> <li><a href="<?php echo get_category_link( $category->term_id ) ?>" ...
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Help with a get_categories () drop down menu - I want it to show in heirachial form

I have a drop down menu that displays all of the terms for one of my custom taxonomies using get_categories (). It displays fine in alphabetical form. However, what i want to know is how can i have ...
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echo site_url() returns a different value than what is in the database siteurl field

I have just copied a WordPress site to a different domain, everything on the front-end and admin side displays and works smoothly except I found my category links are linking to the old site domain. ( ...
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List Categories By Specified First Character

I'm trying to get category list by specified first character. For example if specified character query is "A", then just wanna list categories start with "A". How is it possible?
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wp_list_categories: get latest featured_image of category

I was thinking about a nicer way to display the categories in my sidebar. Instead of a plain list style, I'd like to have images / thumbnails show up as well. Currently I'm using the following: ...
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Creating links to a page displaying posts from a particular category

Ok so at the moment I have a page which displays a list of categories within my Taxonomy (event-themes), here's the code: <div id="themeSearch"> <h1 class="mainSectionHeader">By ...
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get_query_var() and permalinks

I have a permalink structure that looks like this, %category%/%postname% I have a category.php template coded up and and trying to pull of the post of a certain category, so for example my URL may ...