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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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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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 href="&...
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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 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( $wp_rewrite->...
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How to display category next to post

I am using a theme that uses the FooGallery plugin to display an image for each category on the homepage. Is there a way to list the category name next to the images? The theme uses: <?php if (...
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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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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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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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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 DPortfolio::...
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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, country,...
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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 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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Show post if in category

I've searched a lot for options like has_category, in_category, get_the_category, but I couldn't make them work Here's my pastebin http://pastebin.com/Zi7auvtv I want this code to run only if the ...
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How to get tags and categories?

I used the following code to get tags from the post and then simply echo them: $posttags = get_the_tags($post->ID); if ($posttags) { foreach($posttags as $tag) { echo $tag->name . ', ';} ...
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Show single Child Category on Custom Post

Am hoping someone can help me pull out a single custom category name and show it on my custom post page. I've created a new custom post type 'Itinerary' as well as some new custom categories (terms): ...
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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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Print child category slug nicename

I want to print (display) the child category slug, so I can use it in a dynamic url, on categories pages. So If I am on the category www.example.com/category/main-category/child-category Example: ...
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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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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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Get category ID from the sidebar on multiple pages

I'm trying to display category custom field (extra-details) on post pages outside the loop in the sidebar. The below "works": <?php $cat_id = get_query_var('cat'); if(empty($cat_id)) { //which ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Help with Wp + Mixitup code

I'm using MixItUp and having this issue. I'm calling the filters like this: <?php $categories= get_categories('child_of=14&hide_empty=0'); foreach ($categories as $category) echo '<li ...