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Hi guys, i'm attempting to display Wordpress Categories per Post.

 

I'm aware of this simple standard method

<?php the_category( ', ' ); ?>.

But i actually just want a list of the categories, unformatted and unlinked to the category itself, actually i just want the category name.

 

So i am using this method

<?php foreach((get_the_category()) as $category) { echo $category->cat_name . ' '; } ?>

This works perfectly if the post only has 1 category, but in the event of multiple categories, there is no separator. Could anybody assist me in adding a separator which will not append to the last in the list ?

 

I would be grateful for any assistance but please bare in mind i am a mere novice.

 

Thanks

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Thanks for pointing me in the correct direction .. So i worked out a solution, but baring in mind i am an absolute newb, would you mind telling me if this is the cleanest way to achieve what i want.

 

It works perfectly !

<?php 

$categories = get_the_category();
$category_names = array();
      foreach ($categories as $category)
         {
           $category_names[] = $category->cat_name;
         }
           echo implode (',', $category_names); 
?>

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Sorry I rushed my response. For some reason I thought get_the_category() returned an array of category names...not an array of objects. I'm glad to see you were able to put something together out of that!  :happy-04:

 

Your code looks good to me!

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Greatly appreciated ! I'm just learning all this and a point in the right direction is much more valuable than somebody pasting a code snippet. Nice to know i got it right too .. Thanks a lot !!

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