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_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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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974 views

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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2answers
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...