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Enter a variable in the 'category_name' parameter

Is it possible to use a variable for the 'category_name' parameter? I have three pages: red, yellow, and blue. I have multiple posts that are categorized in three categories: red, yellow, and blue. ...
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the_title(); works in a page template, outside the loop. Why?

Trying to wrap my head around the loop concept... Given a template page (page-work.php) with just this code: <?php the_title(); ?> WP correctly shows the title of that page. As I understand ...
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How can I remove the first two words and shorten get_the_title()

Some of my posts' titles have leading words, followed by a colon. I am removing the leading words and the column of every post title in the loop with the following: <?php $title = ...
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get_the_title and get_permalink outside of the Loop

I'm trying to list the parent to a page in the sidebar. I can get the parent-page ID. I can get it to print with a print_r function, but no matter what I try I can't get get_permalink and ...