Featured Category Widget

Description

Widgetized themes often include support for adding a featured page or post, but often there’s no easy way to feature a category from your blog.

With Featured Category Widget you can easily featured a blog category (or a category from a custom taxonomy, like products), add a custom image and optionally show the category description and a list of sub categories.

Features:

  • Add custom image and set display size.
  • Optionally show category description and/or subcategories.
  • Supports custom taxonomies.
  • Developer friendly hooks and filters throughout.
  • Translated into French, Spanish, German.

Screenshots

  • Example of plugin output using the twentyseventeen theme.
  • Example of plugin configuration, from Appearance > Widgets.

Installation

  1. Go to Plugins > Add New and search for “Featured Category Widget”.
  2. Click install, then activate.
  3. With the plugin activated, you’ll see a new widget called “Featured Category Widget”, which you can drag into your sidebar/ widget area and configure to you liking.

FAQ

Installation Instructions
  1. Go to Plugins > Add New and search for “Featured Category Widget”.
  2. Click install, then activate.
  3. With the plugin activated, you’ll see a new widget called “Featured Category Widget”, which you can drag into your sidebar/ widget area and configure to you liking.

Contributors & Developers

“Featured Category Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.0.1

  • Fix: Prevent jQuery setting all widget images to the last uploaded when using multiple widgets in Appearance > Widgets.

1.0.0

  • Initial release.