get_the_category ( int $id = false ) retrieves post categories. It can be used outside The Loop by passing a post id as the parameter.

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How to exclude specific category from the get_the_category(); array

In my loop I've added: <?php $categories = get_the_category(); $separator = ' '; $output = ''; if($categories){ foreach($categories as $category) { $output .= '<span ...
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Anchor tag generates blank href attribute using echo esc_url( )

Following is my categories page. It's listing the all categories in the page. But when <a href> gets blank value here. see the attached screen shot. Why href is blank here li><a ...
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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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How can I get archives for specific category without category_base in the url?

I'm using this code to get archives for a specific category: function extend_date_archives_add_rewrite_rules($wp_rewrite){ $rules = array(); $structures = array( ...
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get parent category only

Thanks to wordpress.org, the snippet below will display a list child categories link only for each respective post if there's a child category for them. <?php foreach((get_the_category()) as ...
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Display recent posts from the same category as current post in sidebar

I'm using a modified version of Twenty Twelve and I'm trying to display recent posts from the same category as the current post (except the current post) in the sidebar. I started this way but ...
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How to get only the last child of category slug?

DESCRIPTION I want to get the name of the slug of the last child of the post's category. My categories of my posts represents cities and I am assigning them 3-4 level categories as continent, ...
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Get the categorie name of Event Organiser plugin [closed]

How can I get the name of a category in a custom template of the Event Organiser Plugin. So far the only thing I can get it slug of the category by reading the following variable: echo ...
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List recent posts with link to first category

I'm looking to get a list of the recent 4 posts and with it a link the the first (and only) category that the post is in. $args = array( 'numberposts' => '4', 'offset' => '0' ...
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JSON API plugin, Get posts by category return no post

Im trying to get the posts by category. using this URL: /api/core/get_category_posts/?slug=cat2 But responding this: ...
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Single.php category entries not showing right colours

I am trying to implement a way of having different colours for different categories in single.php. So, I have created a colour Picker field with Advanced Custom Fields and this field shows on each ...
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Not able to display category link and name [closed]

I bought a wordpress theme and I am not able to display the category link and name. <div class="item-info">'; if($show_aut!='0'){ $author = get_author_posts_url( get_the_author_meta( ...
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How to get custom posts sub category link

I'm trying to echo custom posts sub category link as a view more option.For the last week, i am trying to do that, but i just can't find the right way. I've tried, category links, terms, with args, ...
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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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Hiding a specific category name on template pages

I have a specific category "Featured" whose category link I don't want associated with posts on the front end. I still want all other category links to show up, and I don't want the posts marked as ...
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Category ID returns as '0'?

I'm trying to populate the category id from the category name within the loop. <?php $cat_name = get_theme_mod( 'cat_1' ); ?> <?php $category_id = get_cat_ID($cat_name); ?> ...
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Only display the subcategory posts in the category page

I have worked with WordPress for a few years and never encountered such case where I need to display posts published under the sub categories of the parent category without parent's post or grand ...
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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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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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Is it possible to change any of the HTML/URL returned from the_category()

I've found this is on of my theme files: <?php the_category( ' ' ) ?> Ideally I'd like to wrap the whole thing in a function and replace some of the URL's being output, but I don't seem to be ...
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Displaying the current category if post has more than 1 category assigned to it

I have category links in my nav that link to category pages. For example: Cars Trains Planes Automobiles If posts have two or more assigned categories to it is there any way to check for the ...
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jQuery wp_dropdown_categories?

I'm trying to make a search with 3 options that are parent categories. Make, Model, and Year. "Model" is dependent on "Make", When Make is selected The models should display the grandchildren of the ...
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Add a class or id to the category search field, force people to select a category [searchform]

I am using a search form which is category field available. I'm looking for a solution to add an id into the category field. I tried to get it work by myself. But, it turns out to be error. ==" I got ...
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Get Meta Value of a parent category

I have a little problem that I cant get my head around to deal with. I use ACF for custom fields and I have specific fields for categories. On each category I assign a color to a custom meta field ...
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Display post category in foreach loop with category link

I have the following code to show current author post lists with post thumbnail, post title, post date and post category. function my_get_display_author_posts() { global $authordata, $post; ...
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Unable to differentiate between two categories under custom post type on single.php

I have created A custom post type as mentioned in my older question When I try to use get_the_category() function to retrieve the category of the post(if it is symphony or noir). It returns "Array". ...
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Reorder get_the_category()

I'm trying to get categories to rank differently from alphabetically. An example would be a post about Pugs. I categorize it as Dogs and then Pets. $category = get_the_category(); echo ...
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Get all categories post is not in

I am trying to get a list of all categories that the current post is not in. I made it this far... $categories = get_the_category( $post_id ); $nocats = get_terms('category', array('exclude' => ...
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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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Exclude one category from get_the_term_list

I want to exclude one of the categories from my posts, which will always be the same, named "documentaires" and with the ID 20. Here is the code : <?php echo get_the_term_list( get_the_ID(), ...
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Get the number of posts in a named category, outside the loop

I've managed to do this from a single.php file, inside the loop, but now I need to do it from another page. I need to find out how many live posts are in category named every story (slug is ...
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Display post list within category list sorted by name [duplicate]

I'm trying to display a list of categories sorted by name and all posts of each category inside it. Like this: Category A Post B Post F Post Z Category B Post A Post C Post G Category C Post D ...
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Get posts with at least one category in common with current post?

In single.php : I want to get all posts with at least one category in common with the current post. I tried reading through the wordpress codex documentation but I found it rather confusing (I'm ...
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Get current_parent_category in a loop or Cat ancestor- big problem

Im having some trouble since a week now . .. I'm having a bad time with that ! I explain my situation: I have setup a style for post category. (a background-color and a small image background). ...
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Related content based on category name

I'd like to modify the code below so it grabs the data based on the category the post is in and 'only' that category, not children categories, not other categories, only the category of the current ...
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Get category name from custom loop and echo it once

I have a magazine front page that updates with every issue, and the front page shows the current issue posts which are stickied. So for example, this month all the posts are in a category titlted ...
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Category with description and thumbnail

I am using the below codes to show all Parent Terms from a custom taxonomy with title and link on a page. But I want to show the parent term description, thumbnail and post count in it too. So how I ...
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Display the category name of a post that is in two different categories

I'm trying to get the category of a post that is in 2 different category. One category is always "Featured" and the other changes. I can only see the word Array() This is my code: <?php $args = ...
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the_category if/else statement

I need to do the following: The sense if I have a class dportfolio - show a category dportfolio. Otherwise show usual category. I use: if ( class_exists( 'DPortfolio' ) ) { echo ...
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Output the text before category

I need to output the text before the_category. In result, it should be something like Posted on September 20, 2014 IN MyCategory Here I use the_time('F j, Y') and start from here I use ...
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the_category() tag not styling HTML or CSS

I am having problems getting my the_category() template tag to style accordingly with the rest of my theme. I believe this is because the HTML isn't output the same way as the the_author() and ...
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Get the category is not working on url

Although this is my first post but i have been coming here for answers so I know the rule and this isn't a duplicate because i have tried whatever i could but couldn't seem to get my codes to work. ...
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How to add a rel attribute to images that contains their categories?

I've added categories to images, so that I can use them to filter images within a portfolio page. Now I'm thinking I need to add the rel attribute to each image that contains its assigned categories. ...
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Link Back to Parent Category - Woocommerce

I´m using woocommerce and a custom post type=product and taxonomy=product_cat. I need a link back to parent category on every single product and category pages. Already read several posts in the web ...
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How to add classes to images based on their categories?

I need to be able to: 1.) assign categories to images and 2.) add classes to all images that correspond to their assigned categories. I was able to add categories to images with the following: ...
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Get a variable from object in array [closed]

I'm trying to echo get_the_category($id)[0]->slug and this works on localhost but not on the server. The error is Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '['.... Is there a workaround?
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Apply different Class for each element in a foreach()

sorry for the silly question, but I am really lost. I want to apply the following CSS to the even elements of my foreach. CSS .blogArticles a { float: left; max-width: 250px; width: 25%; ...
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Display 1 category only with get_the_category (by ID or slug)

After hours of unfruitful Googling, I am asking for your help on this issue. My objective is to display only 1 category with get_the_category if the category ID matches the ID or slug set in the ...
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Exclude category from get_the_category

I want to exclude a specific category from the loop, here's what I tried: Original code: // auto posts by cat if( $bawmrp_options['auto_posts'] == 'cat' || $bawmrp_options['auto_posts'] == ...
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Highlight posts that belong to current sub category

I'm trying to highlight list items that belong to the same category as that of the current category page. For an example, I have a category called food, with the subcategories: breakfast, lunch and ...