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WordPress fix Reply To: Post Category shortcode

Discussion in 'Misc WordPress Requests' started by tilia45, Dec 7, 2017.

  1. tilia45


    Reply To: Post Category shortcode, by tilia45

    Hi there,

    You’ll find some helpful information in the function reference:


    One important thing to know about get_the_category() is it returns an array of objects. So to display the category names in a post you’ll need to loop through that array. Here’s an example:

    function shortcode_post_category () {
    $html = '';
    $categories = get_the_category();
    foreach( $categories as $category ){
    $html .= '<span>' . $category->name . ' </span>';
    return $html;
    add_shortcode( 'post_category', 'shortcode_post_category' );

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