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    I am trying to edit the text in a h6 heading, using Firebug I am able to edit it live and know what I want to achieve. However I cannot for the life of me find the HTML file to edit!
    Can anyone point me in the right direction please?

    Hope this helps:

    <body class=”archive category category-vegetarian category-70 logged-in admin-bar custom-background page-template-template-sidebar-content-php customize-support”>
    <div id=”cboxOverlay” style=”display: none;”></div>
    <div id=”colorbox” class=”” style=”padding-bottom: 42px; padding-right: 42px; display: none;”>
    <div id=”wrapper”>
    <header id=”header”>
    <hgroup id=”current-location”>
    Currently browsing category
    <h1 class=”page-title”> Vegetarian </h1>
    <div class=”category-description”> </div>

    The text I wish to edit is “Currently browsing category”, in fact I want to remove it altogether.

    Thanks in advance from a newbie to HTML and WordPress, on a very steep learning curve ;-))


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  • Hi johnupatree,

    It depends on which part of html it is on.
    If it is on the header, you may want to check out header.php in your theme folder.

    If you could post your website url, we could have better ideas.

    Hi Ryan

    Thanks, the URL is

    I have looked in the various .php files, but I cannot see the text I wish to change. What am I missing?


    Hi johnupatree,

    You are looking at this page

    To remove the “Currently browsing category”, login to your admin page and go to Appearance > Theme Options > General. Scroll down and untick “Show current location in archive pages” under the “Blog Pages”.

    Or if you want to remove the html code, you need to find a template. If you login to your server via FTP and go to the theme folder, you will see some files starting with template-###.php.

    It seems like you are using template-blog-left-sidebar.php.
    Open it in your preferred text editor like Dreamweaver, and comment out this line (line 8)

    <?php pinboard_current_location(); ?>

    Hope it helps!

    Hi Ryan,

    Thanks once again for a rapid and detailed reply, much appreciated. However I may not have made myself very clear, I wish to retain the category, but remove the text that says ” Currently browsing category”

    So when I click on view all posts in a category, it brings up the category title, say Vegetarian, but does not display the text “Currently browsing category”

    Hope this makes sense, I know what I am trying to say, sorry if I am not making it very clear :-/


    Hi johnupatree,

    I see… so you want to only remove the text “Currently browsing category”?

    Then open up functions.php and find this line (about line 1279)

    <h6 class="prefix-text"><?php _e( 'Currently browsing', 'pinboard' ); ?> <?php echo $archive; ?></h6>

    and remove that line. It will work.


    Hi Ryan,

    Excellent, just what I wanted, thank you.

    I think I need to do some reading on PHP and how it functions, I know the principle, but not what or how it ‘links’ to, ie were is that text “Currently Browsing Category” it has to be somewhere?

    Anyway that is another thread for another day!

    Many thanks



    Just as an aside, I have spent the last few hours looking at PHP and have had the penny drop. I now understand how the text is generated and why I could not see it! Clever stuff.

    Thanks again

    ps give my love to The Rocks 🙂

    Hi johnupatree,

    No worries! Just let me know if you have any further questions.

    ps give my love to The Rocks 🙂

    Sure will do 🙂
    Have a great weekend!

    Hi, I just came across this old thread and it helped me to delete the “Currently browsing category” text wonderfully. Thank you. However, in doing so, it also deleted my category Description that was previously showing.

    It used to appear:

    Currently browsing category
    Description text would then appear here.

    After deleting the line recommended above from my functions.php, it deleted all of the above. How do I get just the Category and the Description to still appear? Want it to look like this:

    Description text would then appear here.


    Hi 1531bkt,

    Try to remove the bit below:

    <?php _e( 'Currently browsing', 'pinboard' ); ?>

    Hi, Ryan –

    Removed it, updated, and nothing changed.

    It’s still missing the category and description.


    Hi 1531bkt,

    Could you send me your functions.php code? You can use

    Thanks, Ryan.

    This has the removed line put back in (around 1300), done when I was unsuccessfully trying to figure things out on my own yesterday.

    Please let me know what you think about how to get the Category and Description to show, but not the “Currently Browsing” text.

    Hi 1531bkt,

    It should work ok. OR probably I am looking at a different thing.

    Can you send me the url and a screenshot of the area having the issue?

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