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AVH Extended Categories Widgets

The AVH Extended Categories Widgets gives you three widgets for displaying categories.

The AVH Extended Categories Widgets gives you three widgets for displaying categories.

  1. Replacement of the default category widget to allow for greater customization.

  2. A top categories widget. Shows the top X categories. This requires WordPress 2.8 or higher.

  3. A Category Group widget. Shows categories from a group which is associated with the post/page that the visitor is looking at. Categories can be added to a group. Multiple groups can be made and every post/page can be associated with a different group. This requires WordPress 2.8 or higher.

The replacement widget gives you the following customizable options:

  • Title of the widget.
  • Display as List or Drop-down.
  • Show number of posts (Count) after the category.
  • Hide empty categories.
  • Show categories hierarchical.
  • Show categories up to a certain depth. (Requires WordPress 2.8 or higher).
  • Sort by ID, Name, Count, Slug or manual order (Requires WordPress 3.3 or higher).
  • Sort ascending or descending.
  • Show RSS link after the category as text or image.
  • Select which categories to show. (Requires WordPress 2.5.1 or higher).

The Top Categories widget gives you the following customizable options:

  • Title of the widget.
  • How many categories to show.
  • Display as List or Drop-down.
  • Show number of posts (Count) after the category.
  • Sort by ID, Name, Count, Slug.
  • Sort ascending or descending.
  • Show RSS link after the category as text or image.
  • Select which categories to show. (Requires WordPress 2.5.1 or higher).

The Category Group widget gives you the following customizable options:

  • Title of the widget. Either per widget or per group.
  • Display as List or Drop-down.
  • Show number of posts (Count) after the category.
  • Hide empty categories.
  • Sort by ID, Name, Count, Slug.
  • Sort ascending or descending.
  • Show RSS link after the category as text or image.

You can set the following options for the Category Group Widget:

  • Which group to show on the 'special' pages. The 'special' pages are: Home, Category archive, Tag archive, Daily/Monthly/Yearly archive, Author archive, Search results page.
  • Which group to show when no group is associated with a post. Useful for older posts that don't have the association.
  • Set the default group when editing or creating a post.

You can also select not to show the Category Group widget by selecting the group: None

Translations:

  • Czech - Čeština (cs_CZ)
  • Dutch - Nederlands (nl_NL)
  • German - Deutsch (de_DE)
  • Greek (el)
  • French - Français (fr_FR)
  • Indonesian - Bahasa Indonesia (id_ID)
  • Italian - Italiano (it_IT)
  • Russian — Русский (ru_RU)
  • Spanish - Español (es_ES)
  • Swedish - Svenska (sv_SE)
  • Turkish - Türkçe (tr)

Some of the translations are incomplete. You can help translate all of the AVH Software by registering at our translation site.

Get involved

Bugs and feature requests can be submitted at the AVH Extended Categories GitHub Repository. Developers can checkout and contribute to the source code on the AVH Extended Categories GitHub Repository.

Requires: 2.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8.3
Last Updated: 2013-12-31
Downloads: 247,890

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