Change “select category” name within category dropdown widget

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Adding this snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme will let you change the name displayed within the select menu category dropdown widget.

function _category_dropdown_filter( $cat_args ) {
	$cat_args['show_option_none'] = __('My Category');
	return $cat_args;
add_filter( 'widget_categories_dropdown_args', '_category_dropdown_filter' );

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  1. Thanks for this. The solution I was after.

  2. Awesome. How would you accomplish this same thing for the Archives widget?

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