WordPress – get currenct category slug on category page


  To get the current category details e.g. slug or id on the category page, use the following code. this code will return category object- $category = get_category( get_query_var( “cat” ) ); $cat_id = $category->slug; //other properties //term_id, name, slug, term_group, term_taxonomy_id, taxonomy, description, parent, count, cat_ID, category_count, category_description, cat_name, category_nicename, category_parent

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How to Install XAMPP and WordPress Locally on PC/Windows

Setting up XAMPP on your Windows machine is by far no easy feat, let me tell you! But once it’s installed, it’s a breeze to run and will save you a bunch of time if you need to run WordPress locally. In fact, you’ll forget it’s even there. Having a localhost environment is an essential part of my WordPress workflow – I couldn’t do my day job without it. I regularly set up new installs of WordPress to test and play with new versions of themes and plugins, and I…

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WordPress: WordPress Auto login by username

Create a autologin.php page with following script and upload to word press root. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 ini_set(‘display_errors’, 0); if(isset($_GET[“username”]) && $_GET[“username”]!=””) { require( dirname(__FILE__) . ‘/wp-load.php’ );  $user_login=$_GET[“username”];  $user = get_userdatabylogin($user_login); $user_id = $user->ID; wp_set_current_user($user_id, $user_login); wp_set_auth_cookie($user_id); do_action(‘wp_login’, $user_login); $current_user = wp_get_current_user(); header(“Location: http://www.yoursite.com/wp-admin/”); exit; //print_r($current_user); }

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