WordPress.org

Ready to get started?Download WordPress

Forums

using wordpress for fiction archive site? (5 posts)

  1. saintclow
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Hello!
    I'm presently creating an archive for various web-published fiction but do not know enough php to make the site I have in mind, so I decide to download wordpress. What I'd like to know is: is it possible to upload/post the stories as separate wordpress/blog posts (filed under specific categories) without having people see them on the main page itself (which would only be filled with day-by-day updates)? That is, story titles could still be found on the main page, but linked to only in the categories section (using the default templates/layout). So the entire shebang wouldn't really look like a blog, more like some sort of web magazine? Do I need multiple users/blogs for this? Utilize specific templates?
    Thanks very much!
    ~saintclow

  2. TechGnome
    Moderator
    Posted 9 years ago #

    There is a way to exclude a single category.
    Somehwere before the incvlude to wp-blog-header.php, add this:

    <?php
    if (!isset($cat)) {
    $cat = '-XX';
    }?>

    Where XX is the category number you do not want to show.
    Tg

  3. saintclow
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Thanks very much! Will try tweaking the code now ^_^

  4. saintclow
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Just a question: Do I put this code if ( (! $_GET) && ( ! $_POST) ) { $cat = 1; } within the <head> or within the <body> tags?

  5. Anonymous
    Unregistered
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I've got some specifically created fanfiction software if you'd like to use it.
    Email me charl at charl.info

Topic Closed

This topic has been closed to new replies.

About this Topic

Tags

No tags yet.