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I am having trouble with my All Artist page being displayed correctly.  I would like Each Category be displayed left to right,  3 Categories per line,  then artists attached to that cateogry listed underneath.  

I think i have my Query wrong though, seems like it is closing off a div to early.  

Here is the page in question My Website

And here is the template code for that page :

<?php
/**
 Template Name:  All Artists 
 */
get_header(); ?>
<div id="primary">
<div id="content" role="main">
	<div id="full-white" style="background:#fff;color:#333;width:800px;">

		<article id="post-<?php the_ID(); ?>" <?php post_class(); ?>>
			<div class="inner">
				
				<header class="entry-header">
					<h1 class="entry-title">Registry</h1>	
				</header>
	<?php
		$hide_empty = true;
		$hierarchical = true;
		$args = array(
 				'hide_empty' => $hide_empty,
 				'hierarchical' => $hierarchical,
			);
			$catarray = get_terms('category',$args);
			//print_r($catarray);
				foreach ($catarray as $category) {
   				$catid = $category->term_id;
   				$link = get_category_link($catid);
   					if (!$hide_empty || $hierarchical) {
      						echo "<div class='category-list'> <h2 class='cat-title'>$category->name</h2>";
   					}
   						//echo '<p>';print_r($category);echo '</p>';
   					$myquery = new WP_Query(array('category__in' => array($catid), 'post_type' => 'artist'));
   						if ($myquery->have_posts()) :
      						if ($hide_empty && !$hierarchical ) 
							echo "<div class='category-list'> <h2 class='cat-title'>$category->name</h2>";
      						while ($myquery->have_posts()) : $myquery->the_post(); ?>
         					<ul>	
                            	<li class ="artist-links">
           							 <a href="<?php the_permalink() ?>" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link to <?php the_title_attribute(); ?>">
           							 	<?php the_title(); ?>
           							 </a>
                                </li>
                            </ul>
                                </div>
            
      					<?php endwhile;
   						else:
      							if (!$hide_empty || $hierarchical) echo '<p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;- None Found -</p>';
   						endif;
				}
			?></div>
    
				
	</div>
</div><!-- #content -->
<!-- insert Gallery Hours, Facebook & Twitter -->		
<?php require_once( get_stylesheet_directory(). '/connections.php' ); ?>
</div><!-- #primary -->

<?php get_footer(); ?>

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Question by:jonathan1978
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by:rgranlund
ID: 37824375
You are not closing this first div, before you start the next "Category-List";

//print_r($catarray);
				foreach ($catarray as $category) {
   				$catid = $category->term_id;
   				$link = get_category_link($catid);
   					if (!$hide_empty || $hierarchical) {
      						echo "<div class='category-list'> <h2 class='cat-title'>$category->name</h2>";
   					}
   						//echo '<p>';print_r($category);echo '</p>';
   					$myquery = new WP_Query(array('category__in' => array($catid), 'post_type' => 'artist'));
   						if ($myquery->have_posts()) :
      						if ($hide_empty && !$hierarchical ) 

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Close the category-list, after this initial div and for all other "category-list" divs after this. The way you have it they are all printing into each prior div.
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by:jonathan1978
ID: 37824409
Where do i put the closing div ??  sorry, i cannot see where to put it in the code.
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by:rgranlund
ID: 37824705
Should it be here?

foreach ($catarray as $category) {
                           $catid = $category->term_id;
                           $link = get_category_link($catid);
                                 if (!$hide_empty || $hierarchical) {
                                          echo "<div class='category-list'> <h2 class='cat-title'>$category->name</h2></div>";
                                 }

Also, I ran it through: http://validator.w3.org/ and you are missing a closing div.
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by:jonathan1978
ID: 37824937
No that is wrong putting the end div there

Basically i want my loop to be

<div class="category-list">
  <h2 class="cat-title">$category->name</h2>
  <ul>	
       <li class ="artist-links">
           <a href="<?php the_permalink() ?>" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link to <?php the_title_attribute(); ?>"><?php the_title(); ?></a>
       </li>
   </ul>
</div><!-- #category-list -->

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<?php
/**
 Template Name:  All Artists 
 */
get_header(); ?>
<div id="primary">
<div id="content" role="main">
	<div id="full-white" style="background:#fff;color:#333;width:800px;">

		<article id="post-<?php the_ID(); ?>" <?php post_class(); ?>>
			<div class="inner">
				
				<header class="entry-header">
					<h1 class="entry-title">Registry</h1>	
				</header>
	<?php
		$hide_empty = true;
		$hierarchical = true;
		$args = array(
 				'hide_empty' => $hide_empty,
 				'hierarchical' => $hierarchical,
			);
		$catarray = get_terms('category',$args);
		//print_r($catarray);
		foreach ($catarray as $category) {
   			$catid = $category->term_id;
   			$link = get_category_link($catid);
   				if (!$hide_empty || $hierarchical) {
      				echo "<div class='category-list'> <h2 class='cat-title'>$category->name</h2></div>";
   				}
   					//echo '<p>';print_r($category);echo '</p>';
   			$myquery = new WP_Query(array('category__in' => array($catid), 'post_type' => 'artist'));
   				if ($myquery->have_posts()) :
      				if ($hide_empty && !$hierarchical ) 
						echo "<div class='category-list'> <h2 class='cat-title'>$category->name</h2></div>";
      				while ($myquery->have_posts()) : $myquery->the_post(); ?>
         				<ul>	
                       		<li class ="artist-links">
           						<a href="<?php the_permalink() ?>" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link to <?php the_title_attribute(); ?>">
           							<?php the_title(); ?>
           						</a>
                          	</li>
                       	</ul>
                     
            
      					<?php endwhile;
   						else:
      							if (!$hide_empty || $hierarchical) echo '<p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;- None Found -</p>';
   						endif;
					}
			?>
			</div><!-- #inner -->
    </article>
    
	</div><!-- #full-white -->
</div><!-- #content -->
<!-- insert Gallery Hours, Facebook & Twitter -->		
<?php require_once( get_stylesheet_directory(). '/connections.php' ); ?>
</div><!-- #primary -->

<?php get_footer(); ?>

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Expert Comment

by:rgranlund
ID: 37825033
You can see, if you run it through the validator, you are missing a closing div, someplace within that script.
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Author Comment

by:jonathan1978
ID: 37825045
I've figured it out.

needed to close the div after the endwhile

<?php
/**
 Template Name:  All Artists 
 */
get_header(); ?>
<div id="primary">
<div id="content" role="main">
	<div id="full-white" style="background:#fff;color:#333;width:800px;">

		<article id="post-<?php the_ID(); ?>" <?php post_class(); ?>>
			<div class="inner">
				
				<header class="entry-header">
					<h1 class="entry-title">Registry</h1>	
				</header>
				<?php
					$hide_empty = true;
					$hierarchical = true;
					$args = array(
 							'hide_empty' => $hide_empty,
 							'hierarchical' => $hierarchical,
							);
					$catarray = get_terms('category',$args);
					foreach ($catarray as $category) {
   						$catid = $category->term_id;
   						$link = get_category_link($catid);
   					if (!$hide_empty || $hierarchical) {
      						echo "<div class='category-list'> <h2 class='cat-title'>$category->name</h2>";
   						}

   					$myquery = new WP_Query(array('category__in' => array($catid), 'post_type' => 'artist'));
   					if ($myquery->have_posts()) :
      				if ($hide_empty && !$hierarchical ) 
							echo "<div class='category-list'> <h2 class='cat-title'>$category->name</h2>";
      				while ($myquery->have_posts()) : $myquery->the_post(); ?>
         			<ul>	
                    	<li class ="artist-links">
           					<a href="<?php the_permalink() ?>" rel="bookmark" title="Permanent Link to <?php the_title_attribute(); ?>">
           						<?php the_title(); ?>
           					</a>
                      	</li>
                     </ul>
                     
            
      					<?php endwhile;
      					echo "</div>"; 
   						else:
      							if (!$hide_empty || $hierarchical) echo '<p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;- None Found -</p>';
   						endif;
					}
			?>
			</div><!-- #inner -->
    </article>
    
	</div><!-- #full-white -->
</div><!-- #content -->
<!-- insert Gallery Hours, Facebook & Twitter -->		
<?php require_once( get_stylesheet_directory(). '/connections.php' ); ?>
</div><!-- #primary -->

<?php get_footer(); ?>

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rgranlund earned 500 total points
ID: 37825061
Awesome.  I bet you feel a great sense of relief!  Sometimes, it can be pesky finding the small things.  I would recommend using a lot more comments in you script, showing where each part stops and starts.  It can't hurt.
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by:jonathan1978
ID: 37825129
Cheers for your help on this.  I did not write the script, so looking in as a 3rd party, but agree with the comments,  always makes life easier for everybody.
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