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Get first category only and excluding one

How can I get the first category (linked to the category archive page) of a post excluding the category called 'featured'? I found various solutions but I can't combine them properly. Thanks UPDATE: ...
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Need help “sanitizing” a custom function that pulls category slug into body class

Not sure if "sanitizing" is really the correct phrase to use for this but it was the best one I could think of...anyways, here is the problem: My function works great like so... // add category id ...
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Change role after the user has read all the posts in a category

I'm creating a platform with "X" categories and "X" roles with the same name to each category. I would like to know how to change the user's role after they have read all the posts in a category. ...
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Get only one of the current categories

On post pages Im using the below code to display links to other posts from the current category. My problem is when the current post is in more than 1 category it will display posts from the first ...
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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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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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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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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_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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Outside the loop Category name with link

I want to display the category Name by using category ID with link to category page (out side the loop). here is my code... <a href="<?php get_category_link('23'); ?>"><?php echo ...
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Display the deepest child category from Category X (in loop)

I have a number of top-level categories including "News" and "Sport". They each have multiple levels of child categories as shown below. News Australia NSW Sydney Sports Cycling Road ...
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loop inside a loop : search for posts in the same category

Could someone tell me how i could make this work? i have a loop, and i would like to create another loop to find the other posts from the same category : but this does not work : <?php while ( ...
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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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Why is get_the_category() saying that I have two categories?

My post has only one category. The following code: $categories = get_the_category(); gives me this result: Array ( [0] => stdClass Object ( [term_id] => 22 ...
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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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get_the_categories() but exclude children of “Uncategorized”

In this function, I need to exclude any categories from $categories which are children of "Uncategorized". function get_cats(){ $post_cats= array(); $categories = get_the_category(); ...
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Can't Get Parent and Child Categories of Custom Taxonomy to Display

I have a Custom Post Type set up with a Custom Taxonomy. For this Custom Taxonomy, I'm trying to figure out how to echo out the titles of the parent category and current child category within it. ...
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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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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 ...