Wordpress Weakness

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  1. kingkong

    kingkong Registered Member

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    Can you do this in wordpress?

    I want to show the sub categories under my category page.

    If you click on my category authors,

    I want the category page to show all my subcategories which are the author names.

    I thought this should be pretty standard, this is a huge weakness for wordpress if this can't be done. Spent a few hours searching - no luck.
     
  2. kingkong

    kingkong Registered Member

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    This is such an important thing to do. Does nobody really know the answer.
     
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    *zap* Regular Member

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    Did you search with your eyes open?

    Open wordpress login click on Categories
    In the center of the screen Category Parent a with drop down box below

    OMG then sub categories must come under this
     
  4. kingkong

    kingkong Registered Member

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    Did you fucking read what i posted?
     
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  6. kingkong

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    I found that too, i think that is just for sidebar. I don't have the categories in the sidebar i have it a menu at the top of my page. I want it so when you click the category you get taken to the category page which will show the sub category links.
     
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    ....like a sitemap....?
     
  8. kingkong

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    im not sure, i thought it was for the widget. I want certain categories to function like an index. For example: If you click the sport link it will take you to the sport category page with links to all the sub categories under sport.
     
  9. kingkong

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    Yes i do have posts under the categories they all show up. I just want it so when i click the category name i get taken to a page with links to the sub categories as opposed to all posts under than category.
     
  10. RevolWerx

    RevolWerx Newbie

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    edit or create category.php

    use some the code listed here:
    http://codex.wordpress.org/Template_Tags/wp_list_categories#Only_Show_Children_of_a_Category
     
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  11. traffictart

    traffictart Newbie

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    You'll need to hack your theme.

    Try this plugin,

    wordpress-dot-org/extend/plugins/weefzs-show-post-subcategories/

    (sorry, can't do links yet)

    Leigh
     
  12. kingkong

    kingkong Registered Member

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    I see, i can't get it to work the way i want. If anybody can do this now, i will send some $$$ over paypal.
     
  13. kingkong

    kingkong Registered Member

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    nobody can do this?
     
  14. RevolWerx

    RevolWerx Newbie

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    I can do it, pm me.
     
  15. BrianO

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    I m not sure whether its a sitemap or not. U can try this plugin,
    wordpress-dot-org/extend/plugins/weefzs-show-post-subcategories/
    It will help you in changing the plugins very easily.
     
  16. kingkong

    kingkong Registered Member

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    i have tried that, it looks like i need somebody to work on this for me. So if you can do just pm me.
     
  17. 94FBR

    94FBR Registered Member

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    that was rude.. you're asking for help...be nice...
    hurmm... seem like there's a lot thread you've started just asking for help...
    well..what do you up to?


    -Wordpress Weakness-
    that's very brave of you
     
  18. kingkong

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    'Know it alls' who don't read what i've written and talk shit piss me off to the extreme.

    Wordpress Weakness - Yes this is a major weakness in being able to use wordpress as a fully functional CMS.

    Can you tell me otherwise?

    I am asking for help on this topic and also willing to pay, start thinking and stop questioning me.
     
  19. BozoClown

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    Looks like a slightly dated post. But what you want be done with a little coding. You will have to create pages for each category. And on the page, add loop to spit out the sub categories.

    I believe wordpress(codex) does have the hooks to do this in a few lines of code.

    You could easily make it so that the sub-categories are a drop-down menu.