[wp-hackers] Assigning Pages to Categories
chris.hearn01 at ntlworld.com
Sat Jul 28 20:41:05 GMT 2007
Not claiming that I am a standard WP user, or "most people", but I use
page categories! Since my website is now totally integrated with WP, it
shows menus that go to static page content, then with relevant posts
underneath - this is done via the page-category-organiser plugin
(modified a bit I admit) and tweaks to template pages to do this - it
I think this is useful as it allows Wordpress functionality (multiple
admin/editors, and a login for "Club members only" menu pages and
content, etc etc), whilst presenting as a "standard" web site rather
than a pure blog.
the site is for a sailing club in the UK , and is at
http://www.budworthsc.org.uk if you want to have a look - hopefully the
above will then make sense!
P.S. So not keen to change the whole design to WP 2.3 when it comes out!
Ronald Heft wrote:
> I agree with Lloyd, I can't see many people taking advantage of this.
> When 2.3 is released a plugin adding categories to pages wouldn't be hard at
> all thanks to the new taxonomy system. If you don't like the current plugin
> out there just sit tight and I'm sure something else will be developed.
> On 7/28/07, Lloyd Budd <lloydomattic at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 7/28/07, Chris Poteet <cpoteet at siolon.com> wrote:
>>> So I'm sitting doing some WP development, and for the first time I want
>> to assign a page to a category and use it in the Loop
>>> but lo-and-behold I can't! A quick search showed me that many have
>> requested this. I found a plugin
>>> (http://www.stuff.yellowswordfish.com/page-category-organiser/), but
>> don't you think this option should be in the core?
>> You said it yourself. "for the first time", most people that use
>> WordPress, most of the time don't seem to want to add cats to pages.
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