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  • If you’re using a page template to show testimonials then there is not automatic filtering of categories. In order to provide a select field or some other mechanism on this page you would need to build the page to filter by some type of url query string value. See the “Dynamic $_GET parameters” section of this page Without doing this there is nothing passed to your page template that will let you filter the posts.

    If you use a custom taxonomy, for example let’s say you name it “testimonial-category” and you create a template for this taxonomy as I mentioned then WP will use this template files and automatically filter the testimonials for you and you simply need to link to that page. For example This template file would work the same as the standard archives.php, category.php or tag.php file.