Remove Parentheses from Category Counts

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Are you looking for a way to remove the parentheses surrounding the category count? We have created a quick code snippet that you can use to remove parentheses from category counts using wp_list_categories.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s template file:

    $variable = wp_list_categories('echo=0&show_count=1&title_li=<h2>Categories</h2>');
    $variable = str_replace(array('(',')'), '', $variable);
    echo $variable;

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

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