Now you know how to install a WordPress blog and how to write your first blog post. Another most important thing to manage any WordPress blog is organizing your blog posts with categories so that you can easily display filter links and make it easy for your visitors to browse your website. Many a time it needs to go deep into a topic and create sub-categories. WordPress categories are the hierarchical taxonomies and hence you can easily create a tree type structure by adding categories and then their child categories and then more subcategories and so on. Here, in this tutorial we will explain you how to add categories and subcategories to your WordPress site.
List Category Posts enables you to list posts from a given category into any page, post or anyother post type using the [catlist] shortcode. While creating or editing any page or post you can directly insert its shortcode and the posts will get listed there.
Featured Images for Categories is the brand new WordPress plugin that enables you to set featured images on your blog’s default and custom taxonomies like categories, tags and other custom taxonomy types etc. Not only this much but then you can easily display a gallery styled block of images using a widget or shortcode.
You can easily convert category checkboxes to radio buttons and make your authors select only one category per post.
Earlier we discussed about the plugins you can use for displaying tag clouds inside an individual page. Now this tutorial explains your how you can beautifully display your website categories, tags and (OR) other custom taxonomies in a columns.
WordPress site owners has to struggle with messy list plugins installed in your WordPress site. This tutorial explains you how you can make your plugins page overview easy specially if you have installed too many plugins in your WordPress site.
You can easily exclude posts from certain categories and tags to appear on the homepage of your website. Advanced Category Excluder is a powerful WordPress plugin that allows you to exclude selected categories and also tags to appear on the home page of your website.
You might have observed in Wikipedia and other Mediawiki based websites; they provides you jQuery based category listings, you can browse the sub categories simply by clicking the plus(+) button which expands the category list. This article is on a simple WordPress widget plugin that provides you a jQuery based category listing widget.
Evolution Sidebar Box is the brand new tabbed widget plugin for WordPress. It displays various beautiful tabbed layout for recent blog posts, latest comments, categories & tag cloud, most popular blog posts, archives.
Role Scoper, a free WordPress plugin allows you to gain more control over reading and editing permissions in your WordPress site. Using this plugin you can assign restrictions and roles to your specific WordPress pages, posts and categories.
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.
It is possible to show-hide categories based on your WordPress site user roles. The CaPa Protect is a free WordPress plugin lets allows you to hide or display categories based on user roles types like Editor, Author, Contributor etc. The plugin also provides you the feature of showing a message whenever a someone arrives without permission on a protected blog post of your website. Also you can simply hide everything and your user will not be able to know the existence of hidden post.
This tutorial is about removing the base from WordPress categories. Whatever categories you create in your WordPress based website, it shows with pattern with first your domain name then a ‘category’ (word) an then actual name of category you have give. For Example: yourdomain.com/category/category-name, now we have to remove category from so that yourdomain should look like this yourdomain.com/category-name/
You can easily assign icons to your WordPress blog categories and display them in your way. Category Icons plugin simply allows you to associate an image for each of your blog category.
Display your WordPress blog categories or posts in columns.
Here are four plugins you can use for displaying animated tag cloud in WordPress.
Add several kinds of enhancements to default WordPress Media Library, like as full taxonomy support, quick edit actions in bulk and reports on where media is used.
For WordPress tags, default is fine but when it comes to categories and when you have a lot of categories in your blog then for selecting any category you have to scroll down and look after it but now by using a WordPress plugin you can make it simple. It filters your blog’s categories as soon you type a few beginning words of the category you like to use in your post and shows you the related categories, you simply click your category and that’s all. Just like Google and Facebook (now Twitter also) search suggestions.
Organize your WordPress Media Library items in a better way by assigning a category to each item. Media Categories, a WordPress plugin allows you to easily assign categories to your site’s media files using a clean, simple, and searchable category meta box. Then you can use shortcode for displaying media category galleries.