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How to get wordpress list categories with count by name the parent category as output?

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I try to get wordpress list categories with count at the end of each category's name by input the parent category as output.

Ex: I have a parent category name "alpha", and its child categories name are, Category A, Category B, Category C, Category D

I want the output display:

-Category A (5)

-Category B (2)

-Category C (6)

-Category D (7)

    $variable = wp_list_categories( array(
    'show_count' => true,
    'orderby'    => 'name',
    'style'      => 'none'
    ) );
    echo $variable; 

The result of the above code display categories with the count of posts at the end, but it display all categories. Can anybody help me how I fix this problem?

posted Jul 28, 2017 by anonymous

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You can use the "child_of" in the array, and input the parent category ID in the value.

   $variable = wp_list_categories( array(
     'show_count'         => true,
     'orderby'             => 'name',
     'style'               => 'none',
     'hide_empty'         => 0,
     'child_of'            => 52
   ) );
   echo $variable; 
answer Aug 21, 2017 by Deepa
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