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Displaying the number of entries in a category

Yes, this is possible. You can do this by making simple template and embed. Create one template template_name.html in your template group and insert below code. {exp:channel:categories channel="...
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How to get entry's categories, of a specific Category Group

You can specify which group the categories tag looks at. {categories show_group="2"} https://docs.expressionengine.com/v2/add-ons/channel/channel_entries.html#show-group
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File directory doesn't parse correctly in Seg2Cat

File paths are only parsed in the Category Image field, not in the Category Description field, and only if the Parse File Paths setting is set to Yes.
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Using Playa passing values

I have resolved this by adding the option parse="inward" to the {exp:playa:parents} tag. So my code looks like below {exp:playa:parents channel="article|blogs|calendar_events|contests|podcasts|...
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Display Parent Category

Yes of course, you should use GW Code Categories. After installing that plugin, please try below code. I think it will work to get parent category. {exp:channel:entries channel="channel_name" disable=...
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How to give categories open/closed status?

Custom category field? Which defaults to open: Then your template code: {exp:gwcode_categories channel="example" depth="1" custom_fields="yes" linear="yes"} {if cat_status == "Open"}{cat_name}{/...
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Importing nested categories with Datagrab

From the Developer: Use a slash ‘/‘ to separate subcategories, so you can do something like, 'Category / SubCategory' The delimiter is hard-coded but if you want to change it is around line 1420 of ...
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Can you get a categories count within the channel entries tag?

You can get a category count without using PHP using a if statement on a string built by the {categories} tag inside of the entry's exp:channel:entries tags. such as this: {exp:channel:entries} {...
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categories inside the Edit Entry publish tab?

Yes of course it is possible. For that you just have to go into layouts of respected Channel. And then drag and drop the categories under Publish tab.
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Most efficient workflow to assign news articles to a list of services with thousands of entries

Categories is the primary method I would choose given your outline. Each categories category url should match the URL name of the service whereas the category title can be whatever you want it to be. ...
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List entries which have no category assigned

Something like this maybe? {exp:channel:entries category_group="not 1|2|3|4"}
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Solspace Calendar - Category Filtering

Use the documentation to determine how you should configure your templates. https://solspace.com/expressionengine/calendar/docs/ Try using this parameter to filter by category: https://solspace.com/...
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Category Group id location in the control panel

When you are in the EE Control Panel go to Developer/Categories page and select a Category Group in LH pane: the category group ID is then shown as the final element of the URL - if you are viewing ...
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Display Category Image/Description based on Category Id in url Query String

I solved this by adding a ? just before catId=799 and then mo variables worked as expected.
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Get Category ID from URL title of URL segment?

{last_segment_category_id} is not a variable provided directly by ExpressionEngine. So to get this value you need to install an add-on - it is not clear from your question what add-ons you are using (...
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Displaying the number of entries in a category

this feature is not supported Natively you can use the query module for this or third party http://gwcode.com/add-ons/gwcode-categories/examples/example4 This add-on has been ported to EE3 / EE4 ...
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How to achieve desired URL structure: /category/entry/

You need 3 templates(index, .landing, .detail) under services template group. index.html {if segment_3} {if segment_3 ~ "/^P\d+/"} {!-- Pagination state --} {embed="services/....
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Need query that filters entries by category

You have defined p as alias for the posts table but you have not defined t as alias for the titles table. FROM exp_channel_titles t You'll also probably want to limit by status and by date (not ...
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How is the ExpressionEngine user guide documentation managed? By categories or channels with relationship fields to the child pages?

Last I heard (some years ago), it was all handled via Sphinx: http://www.sphinx-doc.org/ No idea if that's still true though.
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Category page and Article. How?

take a look at Low's Seg2Cat. It's a free plugin that will allow you to use category names in the url to easily display the category contents on a page instead of messing with cat ids. Using Seg2Cat ...
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Why does dynamic='no' affect displaying a banner from a different channel?

A helpful example of dynamic="no": https://docs.expressionengine.com/latest/how_to/building_a_simple_news_site.html#a-dynamic-duo also see: https://docs.expressionengine.com/latest/urls/url_structure....
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Having A Category Sort Problem. EE3

I was using a Bloqs field to orderby. I needed to create a new field out side of Bloqs and it now sorts correctly.
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How to get max count for a loop in channel entries tag

I solved my problem by using php. First i go through all of the categorys and count them. after that i check it with another variable where i count the current Category. [ {exp:channel:entries ...
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Category Conditional

An alternative answer, doesn't use any additional plugins or anything. I am assuming you want a category jump list a the top (hence the categories tag pair), then the entries in a decending fashion, ...
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Show a list of subcategories for current category

Use Gw Code Categories like as below: {exp:gwcode_categories cat_id="{segment_3}"} {cat_name} {/exp:gwcode_categories} OR if you want to use category url title then: {exp:gwcode_categories ...
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How to show category of entry within relationship field

I guess you should try something like this: {relationship_field} {relationship_field:categories} {category_name} {/relationship_field:categories} {/relationship_field}
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passing a category id to an embed

I believe you have to use proper tags to access embed vars, ie: {exp:channel:entries channel="reports" disable="member_data|trackbacks" limit="200" category="{embed:cat}" dynamic="no"} ... stuff ......
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Display number of entries of a certain categories in a channel

Maybe something like {exp:channel:entries channel="my_channel" category="2" dynamic="no"} {absolute_results} {/exp:channel:entries}
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Dynamic Template Name in URL

Are the separate templates really different enough to warrant being separate? Usually you could code in the logic for slightly different views within a single template - much simpler and more ...
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Is there a limit to the number of categories I can create?

No, there's no limit. However, the publish page might get a little unwieldy when using thousands of categories.
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