[wp-hackers] Why Can't Pages have Categories?
mark at phunky.co.uk
Fri Jul 21 09:54:09 GMT 2006
| How come posts can have categories, but not pages
Why not just create child-pages as content and then have the parent-page
act like there main categorie?
Mark Jaquith wrote:
> On Jul 21, 2006, at 3:44 AM, Computer Guru wrote:
>> How come posts can have categories, but not pages?
> What would be displayed if you viewed that category? How do you fit
> a page into a chronological listing of post? And if you can't, what
> is the point of categorization?
>> What if each category had a page that describes how to use it and
>> what it’s for?
> Sounds like a neat idea, but it would require theme editing, and is a
> niche feature, so it wouldn't make for a good core addition.
> You could also use the category description field for storing the
> category description if it's not worthy of having its own page (that
> is, display it on the sidebar for that category or something.) Make
> sure you apply the appropriate content filters to it, so you get
> paragraphs and curly quotes.
> Mark Jaquith
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