In last tutorial we discussed about hiding selected categories from specific user role types. Now this tutorial explains you different ways of hiding and limiting category display in your website.
How To Exclude Specific Categories From Home Page ?
Frontpage category filter plugin allows you to display posts from selected categories on the home page. Install and activate and then you can select what post categories you like to display on your frontpage. Visit its options page and deselect the categories which you want to hide from your home page. The plugin also has a Premium Version that can display posts from other categories on other pages.
How To Show-Hide Categories From Category List Using Sidebar Widget ?
Exclude Categories Management Widget is light weight and useful widget plugin that enables some amazing functionality in category listing widget like:-
- You Can Enable Disable Post Count
- You Can Show Hide Empty Categories with no posts.
- You Can Manage What Category to Show and What Not to Show.
- You Can Limit Maximum Number of Categories to be Displayed and more.
How To Make Any Category Private And Enable Login-Logout Feature For That Particular Category ?
Using Private Category Plugin you can turn a category private enabling login-logout feature for that specific category and in this way you can simply assign posts to that private category without ever worrying to change posts status to private. Your users would be needing must identify themselves to gain access to content. Other options include active/desactive privacy, category selection, enable subscriber to read private posts etc.
How To Exclude Any Category From Archive Pages, Front Page, Searches or RSS Feeds ?
Using Simple Exclude plugin you can hide specific categories from Post Archive Pages, RSS Feeds, Home Page and Search Results. You can set these exclusion on taxonomies or on individual WordPress posts and post types (view screenshots).