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Featured Images for Categories

Add WordPress Featured Images to both categories & tags, then display via a widget or shortcode on your WordPress site.

Full documentation and FAQs are available on the HelpForWP.com web site here.


Shortcode reference for the Plugin.

There is a number of shortcode arguments that you can use to control the output of this plugin.

Some are available in both the free version available here on WordPress.org and some are only available in the Pro version - more information on this is available here - http://helpforwp.com/plugins/featured-images-for-categories/

** Example shortcodes for the free version **

[FeaturedImagesCat taxonomy='category' columns='3']

Choose to display categories in 3 columns

[FeaturedImagesCat taxonomy='post_tag' columns='3']

Choose to display tags in 3 columns

** Example shortcodes for the Pro version **

[FeaturedImagesCat taxonomy='mytaxonomy' columns='2']

Display a custom taxonomy

[FeaturedImagesCat taxonomy='mytaxonomy' columns='3' imagesize='myImageSize']

Imagesize can be set to any registered image size in your theme eg thumbnail, medium or a custom size

[FeaturedImagesCat taxonomy='mytaxonomy' columns='2' showCatName='true']

Choose to display the name of the category

[FeaturedImagesCat taxonomy='mytaxonomy' columns='2' showCatName='true' showCatDesc='true']

Choose to display the description of the category

[FeaturedImagesCat taxonomy='mytaxonomy' columns='2' include='2,4,6,23']

Choose specific category ids

[FeaturedImagesCat taxonomy='mytaxonomy' columns='2' parentcatsonly="true"]

Show only top level categories

[FeaturedImagesCat taxonomy='category' columns='2' childrenonly="1,4,65" ]

Show specific child categories

Requires: 3.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.9
Last Updated: 2014-8-29
Active Installs: 1,000+


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