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Display Only Top-Level Parent Categories – WordPress

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If you are using a loop to list all your WordPress categories or terms in a custom taxonomy and you only want to display the top-level ones, here is how you do that. The trick is in getting the “parent” parameter, which is set to “0” for all top-level terms and categories. So to start a foreach loop and display … Read More

Dropdown Menu of All Terms in Custom Taxonomy – WordPress

Built-in to WordPress is a nifty function, wp_dropdown_categories, that is supposed to list all your categories in a drop-down menu and, with the right script, link directly to them. It even has an argument for using it with a custom taxonomy. The only thing is, it doesn’t work. It doesn’t produce the appropriate link. It appears to produce a link like /?cat=# … Read More