I've had a look on Google for this issue and can't seem to find any useful information.
Basically I want to show a different template depending on whether a category is top-level or not.
Top Level Categories
Will have a description, and a list of its child categories (if any exist)
Anything Other Than Top Level Categories
Will list out the description, and a list of posts (generic wp functionality)
At the moment I am passing the category ID into a page as a custom field, and using this custom fields data to run a seperate template. Ideally I'd like to run this functionality all within the category.php template and do something like:
if(top level category) show description show list of child categories else show description list posts within this category
But am struggling with how to determine whether the current category is top level or not, there doesn't seem to be any WP conditionals for this.
Any help appreciated.