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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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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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 show custom taxonomy in the permalink?

I used the Portfolio Post Type Plugin to create custom tax and post type. I would like to show the custom taxonomy on the portfolio projects. portfolio/customtaxonomy/project while now is ...
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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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776 views

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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Get Category Archive Template Name Dynamically

I'm making a category archive template that works for all my categories. I need to dynamically set the 'category' parameter of WP_Query inside of this template to make it work. How do I dynamically ...
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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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How to display taxonomy terms the way they are hierarchical

Reading Kaiser's query and Scribu's answer I'm now in an ocean of no shore. I made a custom taxonomy, where I want to show the terms as per their hierarchy, like below: Level 0 -- Level 1 --- Level 2 ...
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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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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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How to list all categories and tags in a page?

Suppose we have few categories, tags and custom post type and taxonomies. How can we list all categories, tags in a page? Something like; Page Category Thumbnail and Category Name 1(link to ...
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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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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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Difference between wp_list_categories and get_categories

Whats the difference between the wp_list_categories and get_categories? Wordpress codex says use get_categories if needs a function that does not format the results what format is this ...
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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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Getting posts for a category

I have a menu made up of categories, click a category shows the users list of articles beloging to said category. However I seem to have stumbled across a problem if a post belongs to 2 or more ...
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List posts of assigned categories in list of all categories on single.php

here's what I'm trying to accomplish: I've got several categories, each of them have several posts. Now, on category.php I'm able to output a list of all categories and, inside this list, show a list ...
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Group child category IDs based on their parent category

I have IDs for my child categories, 11,14,21,35,38,39, where these all are various child categories from their main category: Parent category 1 has: 11,14 Parent category 2 has: 21 Parent category 3 ...
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using checked function to verify value against an array

I have a 2-level taxonomy terms checkbox list (created with get_categories) that stores values into the usermeta table. I'd like to display the checked items when the page is refreshed. This is the ...
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Order get_categories() by the order they show up in the backend

I am using Woocommerce and have 1800 products that are in 18 different categories. The idea is to have a page display these 18 different categories as links to their archives. The problem is I want ...
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Get the child category ID of current category

I am trying to get the category ID of the child (no grand children) of the current category. Using below method: $category = get_category(get_query_var( 'cat' )); // get category ID $catid = ...
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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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Category Archive, list subcategories of each post

I found this post, but it was never answered. I'm looking for the same thing, haven't been able to find a solution so far. My problem is that I can't find a way to list subcategories unique to each ...
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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 get category link without a database query

I use Wordpress 4.3.1 with PremiumPress Business Directory Theme. The theme's homepage renders a list of categories using code that's basically: $args = array( 'taxonomy' => ...
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How to add a Load More button for get_categories()?

I want to add an Ajax "Load More" button for category post display. I want to show only 6 categories per page. However, the other categories are loading after clicking on the button. Can anyone help ...
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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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View list of categories from values ​​in custom fields

Through the Advanced Custom Fields created a field to add values ​​in each category. example: Category A = Cars Category B = Aircraft Category D = Boats Category E = Aircraft Category F = Boats ...
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easy digital download , dropdown category

i want to show download category as a dropdown button for each category , and sub category list base on category. i searched , and use my knowledge , result: <?php function my_list_edd_terms() { ...
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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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802 views

woocommerce - how to get product link by id

i have 2 product_cat Product cat 1 id : 6 Product cat 2 id : 8 in my index how to get product cat link with id or slug as: <a href="Product cat 1 (link)">Product cat 1(name)</a> <a ...
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WP Dropdown Categories, display subcategories but not grandchildren categories?

So my main goal is to create 3 drop-down category options to run a search. It's for a car website, so I have 3 parents, "Make", "Model", and "Year" At the moment I have the following code <?php ...
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Get categories query not working in function.php

I am trying to get the categories of my custom post type in functions.php But it not return any value, when i run this query in any theme file it work fine. Here is my code function ...
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Get child categories of custom taxonomy category?

I am using custom post type : portfolio and have taxonomy for that portfolio_category. I need to get sub categories for a particular category using the above custom taxonomy. In short, How can I get ...
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Linking categories and assigning posts in bulk

I am looking for a way to link categories in such a way, that e.g. if you assign few posts to a category, they will automatically be assigned to another category which is linked to the first one. Here ...
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showing tag beside catagory

thanks for your guidance, here is one last but not least thing for me to learn, i am using Today news wordpress theme, since with your help i have moved my process from category to tag based ...
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dynamic menu parent and child category

I'm trying to create a dynamic menu listing all my category and subcategory.. from that im having 2 problems: first one: it display only the category and subcategory being populated by some post, iw ...
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275 views

How to sort category by custom field value

I am using the following : $catargs = array( 'meta_key'=> 'category_custom_order', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'order'=> 'ASC', ); but I can get the ...
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Show all child categories associated to post ID within loop

I'm looping through all posts and I'm trying to output the category nicename related to each post. So if there are categories A,B and C with post X only associated with categories A and C then I only ...
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How to display category list with category description

I have five categories for a custom post type, additionally I have installed a plugin to enable upload image to each category detail, actually I can get show list of categories with details. I need to ...
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How to show subcategories in categories else show posts

I have hierarchy like this: Category1 -Subcategory1 -Subcategory2 --Post1 Category2 -Subcategory1 I need to show subcategories name and description when i go to category//// Now i use this code: ...
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get_categories returns top-level categories instead of child categories

I've made a basic subcategory nav menu using the code below. The problem is on one category (with NO children), it returns the Top Level categories as children, e.g.: News, Uncategorized, etc. (I've ...
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show/display/print list of sub-categories (of a specific parent category) assigned to products that have a specific other category

I have to find the products assigned to a specific category and after,just about those products, show the list of sub-categories of a specific parent-category here's a example scheme: product 1 - ...
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Limiting number of related posts

I'm trying to add a related posts section to the bottom of my single post views. It needs to grab the categories of the current post and show just 2 posts that match any of those categories. I'm ...
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Latest updated categories list query, exclude one from displaying

I have this query: $cat_array = array(); $args=array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'post_status' => 'publish', 'exclude' => '187', 'posts_per_page' => 19, ...
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Using ACF custom field for custom post type to order categories

I'm trying to use this answer to order categories based on their Advanced Custom Fields custom field: track_order. I'm able to get the UL to print fine and show the custom field numbers but I'm ...
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Exclude category by slug for for each loop

I am trying to exclude some categories from a for-loop. <?php $categories = get_categories(array('exclude' => 'apps, windows')); ?> <?php foreach ($categories as $category) : ?> ...
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Display sub categories of a parent product in products - woocommerce [closed]

I have searched this forum for the possible solutions but I am not getting anything which works. Maybe I am doing it the wrong way. Here is the code that I have tried so far $parent_categories = '' ...
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Get archives as array

I'm looking for a way to get the values returned from wp_get_archives as an array, similar to get_categories. I need to do this to modify the post counters to use - [#] instead of (#). See my current ...
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list all categories that have a certain word in title

How to list all the categories that have a certain word in title - first word of the category? in category.php so, for example, if I am viewing the category "Green Apples Sells", it will list all the ...