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Can't get Category link inside get_posts

I created a simple function to display the latest posts. Inside the function there is a conditional to display the post category. I found that to display the category name, using $category = ...
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Category Page Template - Can't get category ID

I am creating a category template that uses WP_query to get posts from my custom post type... <?php $query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => array( 'mycpt' ), 'posts_per_page' => 5 ) ); ...
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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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42 views

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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Display post X of Y in category

I am trying to display a post number (X) on each single.php, based on what number that post is in it's category, followed by the total number of posts (Y) in the category. So if there is 10 posts in ...
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1answer
110 views

Pluck single parent category from get_the_category

I am working on a theme that displays a single category for each post. However to eliminate user error, I would like to pluck a single parent category out of a posts categories. Here is my code as ...
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43 views

Hook into create_category

I'm trying to in some way hook into when a new category is created. What I would like to do is to see the term and slug that was created and log them/email them. I have tried to hook in to ...
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1answer
76 views

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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Add Class While on Current Post; wp_list_categories

The code below produces a sub-menu of child categories of the currently active parent category. This code also produces the child categories of the top parent category while viewing child categories ...
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1answer
38 views

Get only X number of categories

How can i get only x number of categories using the_category. I triesd a few thing but none worked. I dont want to use get_the_category
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1answer
613 views

Add classname to the_category() function?

is it possible to use add_filter or something similar to add the slug of the category as classname to the the_category() function? Right now when using the_category() the output looks like this … ...
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45 views

How to display my categories in a list (to a post, not the sidebar)?

i want to display my categories to a post like a list. i have this (parent- and child-) categories: - Sports - Football - Basketball - Toys - Dolls - Lego - Books for example one ...
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1answer
655 views

Using wp_list_categories like the the_category (showing just current categories of a post)

fromi'm using wp_list_categories to get an unordered list with headlines (on single.php inside the post-loop): <ul><?php wp_list_categories('title_li=0');?></ul> the thing is: i ...
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1answer
677 views

Get 1st parent category id from post

I have this structure for my categories: Issue 4 - News - Supporting our troops - Breaking news <?php $category = get_the_category(); $parent = ...
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178 views

List only child categories within posts

I am using the_category() to display categories in my posts that are also filed in child-categories. Unfortunately this also displays the parent category which i would love to hide. Is there a way to ...
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1answer
264 views

How to correctly display category's slug as a class?

I want to display category's slug as a class. I try to code and put this into functions.php add_filter('the_category', 'my_custom_get_the_category_list'); function ...
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1answer
1k views

get_the_category listing in hierarchial order

Hello at the moment I'm wondering how I would be able to make this work to post in Hierarchical order within the post loop. <?php foreach ((get_the_category()) as $childcat) { ...
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1answer
152 views

Subcategory is displayed before Parent Category

I'm current using the following code to echo the categories of my post : <?php foreach((get_the_category()) as $category) { echo $category->cat_name . ' '; } ?> So, for example, I have ...
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735 views

How to control order when displaying child categories

I'm working on displaying a series of child categories in the meta of each post. For instance, after the post appears an array, depending on category selection, describing the post content: Color: ...
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1answer
2k views

Test if post has a category

I need to display some HTML only if the post being displayed has a category - not a specific category, just any category at all. I tried if (!is_empty(get_the_category($post->ID))), but for some ...
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1answer
301 views

Better way to exclude category output for post/pages?

I always assumed there was a way to exclude certain categories from being output in the loop using get_the_category, the_category, or one of the term related functions. After looking around it seems ...