Only Show Children of a Category

The following example code generates category links, sorted by ID, only for the children of the category with ID 8; it shows the number of posts per category and hides category descriptions from the title attribute of the generated links. Note: If there are no posts in a parent Category, the parent Category will not display.

<ul>
<?php wp_list_categories('orderby=id&show_count=1
&use_desc_for_title=0&child_of=8'); ?>
</ul>

Remove Parentheses from Category Counts

When show_count=1, each category count is surrounded by parentheses. In order to remove the parentheses without modifying core WordPress files, use the following code.

<?php
$variable = wp_list_categories('echo=0&show_count=1&title_li=<h2>Categories</h2>');
$variable = str_replace(array('(',')'), '', $variable);
echo $variable;
?>

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2 Responses to “Only Show Children of a Category”

  1. parental software Says:

    Admin you write so well, are you single?? 😀


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