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Show link categories? (14 posts)

  1. neoflox
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Hi again!

    I searched the forums the wiki page, but surprisingly, I found nothing about my next problem:
    I want a "Links" page that shows the list of links, seperated by category. So, is there something like the wp_list_cats() for links. I would like to access the single values (link text, url, description) separatly to layout them.
    To make me clear, I want the link list look like this:

    Category 1
    » Link Link description
    » Link Link description
    » Link Link description
    » Link Link description

    Category 2
    » Link Link description
    » Link Link description
    » Link Link description
    » Link Link description

    ...

    I hope you got me and know a solution!
    Thanks in advance!

  2. Monika
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Hi!
    clean-archives-plug-in
    it works fine for me

    Monika

  3. neoflox
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I doubt that this is what i am looking for - i want something to manage and to style my "Links" and not my "Posts", "Pages" and "Archives". Thanks anyway

  4. greypilgrim
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I'm looking for the same thing. b2evolution has this, and it really cleans up the links and makes them easier to find.

  5. emeff
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I'm looking for this link list, too. Is the still no solution for this?

  6. moshu
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Just create a Page Template file and call it links.php.
    In the content you can use any of the links template tags, e.g.
    <ul>
    <?php get_links_list('id'); ?>
    </ul>

    and create a new Page by using this template. You are done.
    Of course, you can use more or different parameters in the tag. Useful readings:
    Template_Tags#Links_Manager_tags
    Pages >> see the Page Templates section.

  7. emeff
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    moshu,

    as you can see in neoflox first post we want to have this list *with* the link description.
    I have tried the get_links_list() template tag before. You get a list of all links grouped by category but *without* the description.
    The parameters of get_links_list() are not suffient to include the description as in other template tags for links (e.g. get_links() with show_describtion=TRUE).

    This was not a RTFM issue ;-)

  8. moshu
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    This was not a RTFM issue ;-)

    I agree. It's a "Learn Your [...] Tool" issue.
    Go admin > Links > Link Categories > pick for edit any category > check the "Show Description" box.

  9. emeff
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    moshu,

    your the best!!! Thank you!!!

  10. ladydelaluna
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    LMAO

  11. emeff
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    ????
    RTFM --> O.K.
    LYFT --> O.K.

    but what is LMAO?

    UPDATED: O.K., I understand ;-) :-P

  12. ladydelaluna
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    sorry - i just had to add one when i saw the ones you guys were using! that made me giggle...

  13. moshu
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    It is not a "rule" but I'd discourage the frequent use of acronyms - think about the non-native English speakers who might not be familiar with all this 'chat talk' and might get confused by posts with "LOL" and similar words...

  14. boneless
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    This looks nice, but is there also a way to use links.php and only show links of certain id's (categories)?

    Cause I have some hidden pages I link to on the sidebar, but would love to have the seperate linkspage as suggested above, but then without the links that are already on the sidebar.

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