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Questions tagged [get-the-category]

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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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, id....
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Display post category in foreach loop

I am trying to display post category in a foreach loop. I have all the elements displaying properly except for the category. Here is my function: function my_get_display_author_posts() { global $...
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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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Can't get Category link inside get_posts

I created a simple function to display the latest posts. Inside the function there is a conditional to display the post category. I found that to display the category name, using $category = ...
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Category Page Template - Can't get category ID

I am creating a category template that uses WP_query to get posts from my custom post type... <?php $query = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => array( 'mycpt' ), 'posts_per_page' => 5 ) ); ...
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How To Get Parent Category Slug of Current Post

My theme has styling by category using the following code, which inserts the current category's slug as a CSS class. <div class="CategorySpecificStyle <?php $category = get_the_category(); ...
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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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Display post X of Y in category

I am trying to display a post number (X) on each single.php, based on what number that post is in it's category, followed by the total number of posts (Y) in the category. So if there is 10 posts in ...
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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 ...
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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 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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Pluck single parent category from get_the_category

I am working on a theme that displays a single category for each post. However to eliminate user error, I would like to pluck a single parent category out of a posts categories. Here is my code as ...
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Hook into create_category

I'm trying to in some way hook into when a new category is created. What I would like to do is to see the term and slug that was created and log them/email them. I have tried to hook in to ...
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Add body class of category parent

I am not a coder, but I usually get by with Wordpress by doing my research and find my solution. I can't find what I need to do this time so I have attempted to crib together some code - what I am ...
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Get posts from a top category and group by child categories

I have a CPT Called "Membres" (members in English). So after that I created a category called "Membres" and his child categories. Parent category "Membres" - Subcategory1 (3 post inside) - ...
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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 class="post-...
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How to get parent category ID in single page template

How can I get parent category ID in single page template, outside of loop? $category = get_the_category(); echo $category[0]->term_id; The code isn't working outside loop correctly.
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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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My custom query not detecting the correct category

For category.php my custom query code isn't displaying the posts from the correct category. I have a parent category called 'Blog' and it can have any number of unknown children. With that in mind I'...
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Insert <ul> Into Sub-child Menu

This code displays a list of child categories of the parent category while a user is on a child category or single post. The styling around this list is displaying even when a list isn't being ...