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In my Wordpress site I've created, I'm having issues hiding or not displaying one of the category titles I set up. I'll try to explain better.


Wordpress Admin Side

I have a post that is in two categories, a "Work" & "Front_Page"


Main Page / index.php

On my main index page, I have 3 features below the header image. One of those features is a "Featured Project". This is how I'm starting the loop...


Single Project Page

Now on this page, the visual layout is

Category Name

Which is called <h2 class="single_category"><?=$cat[0]->name;?></h2>

Project Title
Large Header Image
Project Desription

THE PROBLEM!!!

For whichever post I put in "Front_Page", it displays that in the Category Name. I want it to default to the main category.

Is there a way to basically say "if post is in "front_page" category, don't display "front_page" category as name?

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    Please upload your whole theme's sourcecode so it can be better said what your issue is.
    – hakre
    Jan 23, 2011 at 1:14
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    Please don't use shorthand php tags for code samples, not everyone has them enabled.
    – t31os
    Jan 23, 2011 at 10:45

1 Answer 1

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Here is a bad way that works.

<h2 class="single_category"><?
if ($cat[0]->name != "Front_Page") {
    echo $cat[0]->name;
} else {
echo $cat[1]->name;
}
?></h2>

Here is a bad way that works and takes up less space.

<?php echo ($cat[0]->name != "Front_Page") ? $cat[0]->name : $cat[1]->name; ?>
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  • Thanks cbrandolino, I used the first one, worked like a charm.
    – Matt
    Jan 23, 2011 at 1:55
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    Please don't use shorthand php tags for code samples, not everyone has them enabled.
    – t31os
    Jan 23, 2011 at 10:45

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