Customize the Category Archive Page Title

WordPress allows you to set a ‘category base’ to show in the permalinks of the category archive pages – you can set this under ‘dashboard – settings – permalinks – category base’.

However, the latest default theme Twenty Fifteen is using a function to generate the Category Archive page title – get_the_archive_title() – which simply output ‘Category’ and does not reflect on the ‘category base’ entry.
Luckily, the function applies a filter which we can use to influence the Category Archive page title.

Example of a filter function:

add_filter( 'get_the_archive_title', 'use_category_base_in_archive_title' );

function use_category_base_in_archive_title( $title ) {
	if ( get_option('category_base') ) $title = str_replace( 'Category', ucfirst( get_option('category_base') ), $title );
	return $title;
}

As the category base is usually all lowercase letters, the suggested code also capitalizes the first letter when used as Category Archive page title.

Super Dollfie(R) Settee

Super Dollfie (R) settee - made to order
Super Dollfie (R) settee – made to order

Larger than usual, but still a miniature sofa – the perfect size for a Super Dollfie ® 13.

This hand crafted settee is upholstered with nearly two yards of quality purple Dupioni Silk.

The full width is over 60cm (24inch), with a comfortable seating height of 18cm (7inch).

Made to order.

This particular one was shipped on Monday, and has just reached its new owner in France.

A Silk Settee, the right size for a Super Dollfie (R) doll - also the perfect sleeping place for a Yo Monkey
A Silk Settee, the right size for a Super Dollfie (R) doll – also the perfect sleeping place for a Yo Monkey